Psoriasis is a widespraed, autoimmune and chronic skin disease marked by red, itchy and scaly patches. It can be inherited in a family and it is not infectious. Psoriasis increases speed of growth in skin cells. There are some tips to control psoriasis,which mentioned below.
1. Control your stress
enjoy your life and take it easy. Say “No” easily, If you are asked to do something difficult or impossible. Try to participate in yoga classes and meditation gatherings. Do all activities which you like and try to decrease stress in your life. Do not focus on annoying affairs such as annoying memories, Instead of it try to focus on joyful and sweet thoughts and memories.
2. Do not use skin irritating substances
Buy your fragrant soap and shampoos carefully. Aromatic substances can irritate your skin. It is better to use odorless soaps, shampoos and other detergents. It is suggested not to use alcoholic disinfectants, because they make the skin dry and sensitive and finally as a result psoriasis relapse and develops.
Try to rinse twice on the washed clothes to remove water completely, because your skin is sensitive due to psoriasis.
3. Moisturize your skin
taking a bath makes your skin drier, so moisturize it after shower immidiately. Generally skin creams are more effective than lotions. Because they maintain the moisture for along time. It is a good idea to use moisturizers during the day, specially in the winter and in the dry weather.
4. Do not smoke and drink alcohol
These factors might develope psoriasis, so the patients are endangered by cancer and heart attack.
5. Eat healthy foods
Pay attention to your skin care. For more protection of your skin, you have to recieve all needed nutrients. Consumption of vegetables and friuts is necessary, because they contain vitamins, minerals and fiber.
6. Avoid fatty liver
When you eat healthy foods, It helps you to be fit. Then as a result, you will have a better feeling physicaly and mentaly. While psoriasis causes depression in patients, so consumption of healthy foods is essential. For a better result, It is suggested to consult with a nutritionist.