Natural psoriasis treatments

Psoriasis is a chronic and recurrent disease. Many different treatments are available that are approved and prescribed by dermatologists, whether administered locally, orally, or via injection. And then there are all the other treatments which are widely discussed on the internet, in the press, on television or on social networks.



Complementary treatments

These treatments are presented as more natural, kinder to the skin, better tolerated, and able to treat all types of psoriasis: scalp psoriasis, nail psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, skin-fold psoriasis, etc. A few examples of natural treatments are homeopathy, aromatherapy, phytotherapy, probiotics and certain cosmetics. These various natural treatments are taken orally or applied directly to the skin.

Other methods such as osteopathy, sophrology, acupuncture, hypnosis, plantar reflexology and yoga are not strictly speaking psoriasis treatments but they can help patients to better manage stress and sleeping problems, and to cope with other people staring.

The efficiency of natural treatments

With most chronic diseases, patients are constantly seeking more natural treatments, but it is important to stick to certain rules. The different techniques described above must not replace the basic treatment prescribed by the dermatologist, but should be seen as complementary treatments that can help psoriasis patients. The efficacy of natural treatments is sometimes witnessed by patients even if it has not been clearly proven in studies.

Ask your doctor

Beware of "miracle" cures sold on the internet, sometimes we are willing to try anything to find a cure, and some websites definitely exploit that fact! It is best to talk to your doctor or pharmacist before starting a new treatment.

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