Role of immunity in psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease mediated by T cells (a type of white blood cell) and dendritic cells (cells responsible for the initiation of adaptive immunity). Inflammatory myeloid Dendritic cells release Interleukin-23 and Interleukin-12 to activate Interleukin-17 producing T cells, T helper type 1 (Th1) cells, and T helper type 22 cells, which produce

PSORIASIS DO’S & DONT’S

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by clearly defined, red and scaly plaques. The skin cells proliferate up to ten times faster than usual on a psoriatic patient. If you have psoriasis, you are certainly aware of how difficult it can be to deal with the illness. Itchy, scaling skin can […]

ROLE OF STRESS IN PSORIASIS

According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, stress is a common trigger for psoriasis flare-ups. To make matters worse, dealing with a psoriasis flare-up can heighten your stress, creating a vicious cycle. Psoriasis and stress Which comes first, stress or psoriasis? While many people endure stress without developing psoriasis, it is a common cause of flare-ups. […]

RIGHT DIET FOR PSORIASIS

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterised by an accelerated TNF-/IL-23/IL-17 axis, hyper-proliferation, and aberrant differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes. Psoriasis patients are frequently associated with obesity, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular diseases, and inflammatory bowel diseases . Evidence suggests that obesity is a risk

Psoriasis Skin Care

Treating psoriasis is tricky enough on its own. Put Together a Skincare Routine for Psoriasis Do not do anything to irritate your skin, as this will only make matters worse. Avoid using harsh cleansers, abrasive scrubs, hot water bath Stop using fragranced products, whether the scent is synthetic or natural. This will go a long […]

Psoriasis Impact

Psoriasis has an influence on many spheres of patient’s life. It influences the mental image the patients have of themselves, indirectly shapes their personality traits as well as it defines the quality of their lives. Various factors may contribute to the lower quality of life of patients with psoriasis. The chronic nature of the disease […]