The development of psoriasis in the initial phase is accompanied by the emergence of rashes on the skin in the form of papules red, raised formations, in appearance, similar to pimples. Its surface is covered with silver or whitish scales, which flake. Appearing separately, they tend to merge and form large areas.
How it manifests psoriasis
The defeat of the skin accompanied by itching, redness, peeling in the place of education papules. More often than rainfall are found in the folds of the elbows and knees. However, it is possible to its occurrence in other parts of the body, including the face, scalp, arms. To the extent that the development of psoriasis affects everyone in a large area of the body. Psoriasis is contagious or not, you can ask your doctor or read our article.
Psoriasis the initial phase of head develops in its leather parts, the spreading-if, mainly, in the skin around the ears, the lobes of the ears, the forehead area, the occipital part of the rear surface of the neck, the leather parts. Accompanied by itching, peeling of the skin, due to the formed papules. The symptoms in the initial stage have little gravity and they do not deliver significant concern of the patient.
The appearance of psoriasis depends on age: it is common in infants and pre-school. Causes and symptoms development of psoriasis are similar to those of adults. Appear characteristic of the rainfall, accompanied by itching and the bark. The treatment scheme is not fundamentally different. The cause of psoriasis in children often becomes hereditary predisposition. In some cases, it is necessary the hospitalization of the child.
Treatment at home
The treatment of psoriasis at home requires an integrated approach, designed to combat the external manifestations of the disease and the completion of the reception of remission. When the first signs of psoriasis, the treatment may consist of drugs, supplemented by the application of the tools of folk medicine.
In the early stage, treatments can be performed at home. They consist of:
- treatment sites;
- the oral administration of medicines;
- application of tools of folk medicine;
- compliance with the diet;
- physical therapy in terms of days of hospitalization.
As a general rule, the question about how to treat psoriasis in the initial phase is decided together with the doctor-dermatologist. In the early phase predominantly used in local media, in order to relieve the symptoms, speed up recovery and remove the inflammation of the skin. It is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-ointment psoriasis creams and the basis of salicylic acid, Ichthyol and Naftalan ointments.
The therapy can be complemented by the intake of anti-histamines to relieve the itching
As physical therapy applied laser therapy, reflexology, acupuncture, cryotherapy, phototherapy, UFO-impact.
Folk remedies apply in the form of:
- lotions, creams based on herbal infusions;
- receive infusions and broths;
- baths with medicinal herbs;
- ointments of independent production.
Thanks reductively and anti-inflammatory properties of herbs and other medicinal plants can cure the psoriasis is to always, and will have more success.
The treatment should be accompanied by adherence dietary aid receipt, vitamins and mineral complex, in particular, vitamins of the b complex and vitamin D. They have a positive impact on the regulation of metabolic processes, have an anti-inflammatory, analgesic impact, accelerate the healing period improves the fat and carbohydrate metabolism.
A healthy lifestyle, calm, psycho-emotional atmosphere contribute to the healing process and prevent the worsening of psoriasis.
The treatment folk means
Home remedies can complement the basic chemotherapy, accelerating the regeneration and recovery of tissues, to relieve itching and other symptoms of psoriasis.
The salt of the sea
When you are prompted to itching and peeling of the skin help a lot in the reception of baths with salt and infusion of one of the classes, and chamomile. To prepare the infusion of 2 St. l. each grass beer 1 litre of water. Let cool and let stand for 30 minutes. Then strain it, and add in a bath. You should also add 4-5 St. l. sea salt. The duration of taking a shower 20 minutes. The temperature of the water should not be very high.
Is also affected in his feet, hands, face and other parts of the body process onStAAMI of medicinal herbs. For these purposes, you should brew teaspoon of nettle, burdock root, licorice, and calamus, series 2 cups of boiling water. Let it sit and cool down, wipe the skin several times a day.
To relieve the itching and flaking help lotions from flowers of chamomile, of the roots of valerian, yarrow, leonurus and classes. You should take 1 St. l. herbs, drizzle with 1 cup of boiling water. Let it rest for 30 minutes, to make sure that the infusion cool to a comfortable temperature. Hydration pure bandage, or gauze pad in it, apply to the problematic areas to a minimum of 2 times a day.
For a more rapid regeneration of the skin, healing of wounds, relieve itching, the reduction of the shell help the ointment prepared at home.
It is made from:
- fish oil;
- the pine tree of benzoin;
- aloe vera juice;
- olive oil;
- birch tar;
The ingredients shall bear in equal proportions. In the resulting mass, add a few drops of aboutlepionage oil. Leave it overnight onStandивandться. Before you apply the voltage. To lubricate the affected area on a daily basis. Store in a cool, dark place under the lid closed.
Sea buckthorn oil
Sea buckthorn oil can be applied. It has unique properties, promoting more healing, softens and soothes the skin. The oil can be added in the ointments and creams or used separately.
The broth for immunity
As a tonic and tools to improve the immunity in the period of exacerbation of psoriasis, it is recommended to drink the broth of herbs. St. john's wort, nettle leaves and dandelion have healing properties and contribute to the vitality, and also give a sedative effect.
The broth should prepare from herbs, mixed in equal proportions.
- Take 1 St. l. mixture, pour in clean water and put in any water bath.
- Just before boiling, turn off and let cool. Take half a cup 2 times a day.
- The course of the reception continues until that bother the symptoms of psoriasis. In the purposes of prevention it is necessary to repeat the reception of 1 time per year.
Medications and worsening of psoriasis
The main tasks of psoriasis treatment: eliminate your symptoms and achieve a long remission. As a medical means of treatment applies to wide range of medicines, the action that is directed to the solution of these tasks.
Apply several groups of medicines:
- the retinoids;
Medicines are used in the form of ointments, creams, and pre-formed by the form. They are assigned to a complex and individually adjusted. The granting or not of drugs depends on the degree of lesion of psoriasis, and their stage of leaks.
To speed up the process of regeneration and programmed death of flaking if you apply anti-inflammatory non-steroid ointments. Such properties are salicylic acid, tar, sulphur, ointment, cream each. It is a method of non-hormonal of tools, which is recommended from time to time substitute, to avoid dependency.
Corticosteroids are assigned, in the absence of effects from other means, as a rule, in the later stages of development of psoriasis. The popularity of the application due to the high efficiency of the thanks expressed противовоспandlITElgnome action. One of the negative points of their frequent application is the risk of leakage of psoriasis more severe in the period following a relapse. The prolonged use of corticosteroids may lead to atrophy of the skin of the integument. It is recommended that the intermittent use of the funds to your base, with compulsory interruption. The drugs come in the form of ointments, creams, and lotions.
Proved-if a combination of medications that include corticosteroids, antibiotics, salicylic acid.
In addition to drugs that combat the external manifestations of psoriasis, accepts sedative drugs for normalization of background psychological, in the period of stress and психоэмоциоonlprofessional excitation. The resources refer to valerian and motherwort.
If you have itching, and allergic reactions therapy is complemented with the acquisition of the tools of anti-histamines. They are supported by readings and are not the main in the composition of the adjuvant therapy. The reception is made orally.
Treatment and prevention of psoriasis related not only with the acquisition of drugs in the period of exacerbation. The patient is also necessary to follow a diet, for the duration of the remission was the greatest time possible.
Diet, it is recommended to exclude:
- spicy food;
- the coffee.
Limit the use of:
- citrus fruits, and also fruit and vegetables of the color red – tomato, strawberry, pepper, and Dr;
- the whole milk.
Under the strict ban on drinking alcoholic beverages. Alcohol is one of the factors stimulating the worsening of psoriasis.
When psoriasis it is important for the maintenance of acid-base balance in the body. The diet should be predominantly alkaline – fruit and vegetables, and, to a lesser degree, with the formation of acid environment, that is, contain meat products, cereals, production of milk, potatoes.
It is also recommended to drink per day a sufficient quantity of liquids – not less than 1.5-2 liters of pure water, not carbonated. Are valid also juices, but the total amount of energy consumed fluid they will not enter.
The diet should always complement the consumption of vegetable oils with a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids. This can be olive oil, corn or refined sunflower oil. Should be added to salads and in the preparation of other dishes. However, the fry in such oils are not recommended because they lose their useful properties and contain a large amount of carcinogenic substances after this type of heat treatment.
In addition to all the treatment, to increase the duration of remission, the warning of worsening and achieve the maximum efficiency, it is necessary to observe some conditions:
- avoid stressful situations and психоэмоциоonlof covered disorders;
- avoid the consumption of alcohol and smoking;
- take vitamins and minerals with vitamin D, as well as b complex vitamins;
- to avoid that the temperature drops and the long-term dry, cold, or vice-versa is very hot and humid;
- keep the skin moist and its natural water balance;
- avoid mechanical damage to the skin of the integument.
- when the assignment of medicines the need to clarify about the availability of psoriasis, as well as some drugs can cause the worsening. For example, beta-blockers.
Modern medicine still can not achieve the complete healing of psoriasis. The causes for its emergence remain not only. Therefore, the patient requires careful attention to their health, change of life style, the rejection of bad habits, to do a period of remission longer lasting and does not aggravate the development of this disease.