December 2013 / 2 posts found

10 Ways To Prevent Psoriasis Flare Ups

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Our friends over at WebMD have just published an article entitled  'Ten Ways To Prevent Psoriasis Flare Ups'.  Here's the list: Use moisturizing lotions. Take care of your skin and scalp. Avoid dry, cold weather. Use a humidifier. Avoid medications that cause flare-ups. Drugs that are known to make psoriasis worse in some people include: Lithium, used to treat psychiatric disorders Propranalol and possibly other beta-blockers, which are prescribed for heart conditions Cardioquin or Quinidex, medications for heart arrhythmias If you're using any of these medications, ask your doctor about substitutes. Avoid scrapes, cuts, bumps, and infections. Get some sun, [...]

Psoriasis Plaques Fight Infection

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A recent study explains why psoriasis plaques rarely become infected. The report reveals how psoriasis lesions have inherent anti-fungal and anti-bacterial proteins that fight infection. More interestingly, it shows once again how Psoriasis is very much an immune-related disorder and that long-term treatments should be focussed on the immune system. For more information - How Psoriasis Lesions Fight Infection

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