Tagged: inflammation

Psoriasis: Is Anxiety Like OCD Related?

Psoriasis as well as OCD which is a form of anxiety are both caused by excessive chronic inflammation. Sure! Those health problems are related! Even though OCD is considered to be a only a low serotonin issue and psoriasis the dysfunction of immune system both of those theories are wrong as they can be. Psoriasis vs. OCD OCD just like...

Taurine Decreases Inflammation In Psoriasis

Psoriasis is not the most common term you hear when you read about the effects of taurine on health. You read usually about its positive effects on nervous system, liver (bile production and bile flow), heart but less about anti-inflammatory and possibly anti-psoriatic effects of taurine I am going to present here right now. Psoriasis as you probably know from...

Psoriasis: Zinc Deficiency May Be an Omega 6 Deficiency

A deficiency of any essential nutrient may be the cause of every disease possible including psoriasis. The problem is that people get often so hooked up with some idea that they stop thinking about the deficiencies logically. A lot of “health gurus” are OK with fooling you and selling you the supplements over and over even though you did not...

Coconut: Potent Anti-inflammatory Food, May Work Better Than Biologic Drugs

It is a well known fact that coconut has some substances in it which markedly improve or even cure psoriasis in some people as soon as after a few weeks of use (2 – 6 weeks). And it is not just psoriasis but also the other inflammatory conditions which get much better with eating but also topically applying the coconut...

LDN for Psoriasis: Good Treatment But Still Not a Cure

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is a popular alternative treatment not only for psoriasis. Still the most people do not get it and are clueless about the reasons why and how Naltrexone in low dosages works for so many chronic inflammatory and degenerative diseases. Many doctors, chiropractors and naturopaths agree that LDN is quite an effective and relatively very safe treatment...

Stressful Job, Raynaud’s disease, Paleo and Vegan Diets Failed – Psoriasis Questions #2

Question I have psoriasis for almost 20 years, tried paleo and vegan diet, gluten-free and dairy-free diet but nothing really worked. My psoriasis is not severe but I have the Raynaud’s disease, nail fungus, social anxiety, worsened memory and hear some “whooshing” sounds. I have normal weight, however I experience also a constipation and bloating. Answer Ear Whooshing I don’t...

Psoriasis and Type 2 Diabetes is Caused by TNF-alpha

Do you know what causes type 2 diabetes? No? Well, first we should define what is the type 2 diabetes. If it is high blood sugar then the science knows exactly what causes it – inflammation is the major cause! TNF-alpha as the major inflammatory messenger induces the symptoms of diabetes. No wonder that high blood glucose is so common...

Licorice Root May Cool Off the Inflammation In Psoriasis

Licorice is well known plant which is able to suppress the conversion of cortisol to cortisone. This effect may significantly help with healing of psoriasis. The result is that increased levels of cortisol in your blood may suppress the strong immune reactions which are present in psoriasis. Suppressed immunity leads to less inflammation which may be good if you won’t...

10 Things for Psoriasis You Can Buy In a Grocery Store

You can buy a lot of useful things for psoriasis also in a grocery store. Things like dried powdered ginger or turmeric, bromelain containing pineapple and antifungal papaya. Just keep in mind that blood thinning herbs, supplements and foods are not recommended in people treated with blood thinning drugs! 1. Ginger Thins the blood and improves the insulin resistance. Ginger...