Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Tips to control or Prevent Psoriasis in Ayurveda

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder that affects the skin and nails. It is marked by patches of thick, red skin covered with silvery scales that occur primarily on the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp. Although not life-threatening, it can be painful and cause psychological and emotional distress.
Psoriasis occurs when the immune system mistakes the skin cells as a pathogen, and sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells.
Ayurveda has its own approach and Treatment for Psoriasis.

According to Ayurveda there are some main factors that causes Psoriasis - 

1. Opposite diet or contradictory foods

2. Improper Life style

3. Excessive stress

4. And Unknown causes

Diet for Preventing or Controlling Psoriasis

Avoid the following foods to minimise your psoriasis.
  • Avoid acidic (sour) foods, citrus fruits (lemon, orange), apple, mango, grapes, tomato, pineapple, pickles, curd and buttermilk.
  • Avoid all fermented food and all bakery food items.
  • Avoid whey and fine flour.
  • No cold drinks, ice creams, fast food (like pizzas), sauces and Ketchup.
  • No fruit jams, preserved juices or preserved foods.
  • Avoid sweets, chocolates and paneer.
  • No dried fruits (almonds and raisins are okay).
  • No tobacco or alcohol.
  • Avoid common table salt (rock salt in small quantities is okay).
  • All non-vegetarian food should be avoided (only boiled eggs, some types of fish).
  • Avoid red chiles, green chiles, chile powder, garlic, onion, etc.
  • No fried food items.
  • No milk shakes, no fruit salad , no milk after eating fruits for half an hour
Consult a doctor if you ever find any symptoms of Psoriasis, Psoriasis can be controlled more or can be cured fully if it is in the initial stages. Ayurveda have effective treatment for Psoriasis, you can see significant changes during the treatment. 

Ayurvedic treatment of psoriasis includes counselings, lifestyle management, diet management and panchakarma, especially vamana and virechana. In the case of scalp psoriasis shirodhara with proper oils is also a very effective treatment.
Treatment may also include stress management, oral Ayurvedic medicines, immuno modulators for immunity, topical treatments, regular follow up appointments and yoga and meditation to relieve mental stress.

Hindusthan Ayurvedic health Care, Ayurveda treatment centre in trivandrum offers Best Ayurveda treatment for psoriasis. We follow traditional Ayurveda treatments and specialise more on Psoriasis, Slip disc, Arthritis, Joint pains and Low back pain treatments in Trivandrum. We have treated and cured many patients and we pride ourselves for providing peace of mind for all.