SMOKINCHOICES (and other musings)

April 7, 2018

Psoriasis: is curable!

My Struggle w/Psoriasis  

(1-31-18)

Remember some months ago when I thought I had handled what appeared to be Psoriasis?  Since it yielded to me and went away. . why wouldn’t I think that?  In due course of time, it was obvious that this curse was only introducing itself to me.  When it came back it was roaring and mean – – tho it had transferred itself to my right hand instead of left.  Goin’ on for quite a while now, about worn me down.  I honestly was thinking. . “I’m gonna have to contact the Naked Chemist and beg for help as there is no way I will submit to chemicals, high costs and side-effects via BIG PhRMA.”   

Of course I have been online seeking “Natural Treatments”. . and one of the best ‘clues’ I’ve come across was actually a comment from a  user of some (natural) product (H-Psoriasis)I was considering.  He claimed that it kinda worked – not curing, but more tolerable than other stuff he had used . . .but only after he abrased the surface first.  What an idea!  Nothing I was doing could seem to get thru the painful crusty skin of my right hand.  So retrieving an old jar of St Ives Apricot scrub (hiding in the linen closet – make all my own stuff now);  I rubbed a dab onto the sad right hand.  Shortly, was smoothed down and have been doing since.  Logic of ridding the crusty, ugly rough texture more freely allowed ‘any’ application which followed – easier entry.  It helped, but only maintained the status quo – wasn’t advancing toward smooth, healthy skin.  Guess when that acid mantle gets broken,  really isn’t easy to fix.

 (today is April 7, 2018)

But now, with still more passing time,  I continue to struggle.. . just found this post I started with my half-baked story of Psoriasis misry.  Have almost used up ths Apricot scrub, which works OK I guess,. . . but twice a day?. . . just to stay even? (. .those bumps grow back so fast).  Tried some emery boards which turned out to be too harsh/mean to use on my nails — so I tried them on this condition.  Sure takes the bumps down, but leaves my skin sore.  Also, now using the heavy duty scrubber I buy for foot calluses. . seems to work really well and doesn’t hurt as much.  And topically, am using a Shea Butter I got at Mountain Rose Herbs which tho more costly is more effective and doing a better job of quelling the misery (due to their devotion to purity, organic and preferable seeking of producers globally who observe “natural, healthy” techniques.  Again proving, ya get what ya pay for.  One actually has little choice over this – can’t be ignored, isn’t reasonable – nothing makes any sense – it’s EVIL! . . seriously. so it goes on.   I’ll keep at it because I have to.     

FINALLY. . .here it is (hopefully) – the end to this story.  In my researching online, I found this link, doctor, reference to his book, bought it – put it on the shelf to get to later (and didn’t).   Now,  I have looked at this lingering post and the link below, remembered all and it came back. Got the book off the shelf – – am renewed in hope.. WILL READ and DO!  I re-listened to Dr Pagano on the video and am fired up ‘again’.

THE FIX

Dr Pagano didn’t dream this up;   he figured it all out from Dr Edgar Cayce’s writings. . credits him entirely for the knowledge and path to this solution which has helped and healed thousands – especially those innocent children.  Dr Pagano defines Psoriasis as the body’s external manifestation of it’s attempt to throw off the internal toxins or poisons which it usually handles in normal ways through the internal organs like the kidneys lungs and eliminative processes (bowels), sweat glands, etc, but then failing to do adequately, is forced to use the skin which it isn’t really designed to do.  Has to do with the intestinal lining thinning and letting inappropriate stuff into the bloodstream.  (kind of a leaky gut syndrome).  Whole thing can be fixed with diet – sorta what the book is about – how to fix it. 

But listen to Dr Pagano explain it – he does it better in the following:  (and sorry for the three months this has been sitting on the shelf when it could have been assisting many who suffer as I have . . needlessly)   Jan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-xppF8KqXs

then, also, the following may have something useful for some as well.  Apparently, is from Dr Josh Axe. . . don’t remember doing it, but there it is

PSORIASIS DIET, ESSENTIAL OILS & SUPPLEMENTS FOR NATURAL TREATMENT

Natural or holistic treatment aims to get at the root of the problem. For many people, anti-inflammatory foods combined with a healing psoriasis diet is one of the best ways to naturally treat psoriasis.

Here are some natural ways to help combat psoriasis:

Reduce Stress

Stress is also known to play a big role in psoriasis, which is why mind- body therapies and stress management can really help naturally heal psoriasis. Prayer, meditation and hypnosis can all help. Studies actually show that people who meditate before receiving light therapy have better outcomes than people who had light therapy alone.

Exercise and Drink Water

It may sound too simple, but exercise and drinking plenty of water are two easy and effective ways to help heal psoriasis.

Apply Nature-Based Topical Remedies

There are three nature-based topical remedies that have shown positive effects on psoriasis: Oregon grape (10 percent) cream, avocado and vitamin B12 cream, and aloe (0.5 percent) cream.

Try Homeopathy and Other Alternative Treatments

Homeopathy is another natural remedy shown to improve psoriasis.

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine may also help some people with psoriasis. Some herbs a Chinese medicine doctor may prescribe include turmeric, zedoria (similar to ginger), dang gui, red peony and sarsaparilla. Dittany, sophora and tribulus may also be prescribed to relieve psoriasis-related itching.

If you’re a fan of Ayurvedic medicine, you may want to try Panchakarma therapy, which involves plant-based remedies and dietary changes aimed at detoxifying the body.

Eat a Psoriasis Diet (see more below)

A psoriasis diet is crucial. If you have a leaky gut, then partially digested protein and fat can seep through your intestinal lining, making their way into your bloodstream and causing allergic responses. If left unrepaired, it can lead to more severe health issues like psoriasis as well as depression, anxiety, migraine headaches, muscle pain and chronic fatigue. Studies have shown a link between abnormal small intestine permeability and psoriasis. A psoriasis diet can heal your gut, which in turn can end your suffering with psoriasis as well as psoriatic arthritis.

The Psoriasis Diet

When it comes to natural treatment for psoriasis, these are some of the best foods to consume on a regular basis. I also recommend these food choices for anyone looking for a psoriatic arthritis diet. The more you consume healing, anti-inflammatory foods, the more improvement you will see in your skin’s health.

Probiotic foods  . . . (my Fav is KOMBUCHA- homemade!)
High-fiber foods
Foods high in antioxidants Foods high in zinc

Foods high in vitamin A Wild-caught fish
Raw Dairy
Aloe Vera

Top Supplements and Essential Oils for the Psoriasis Diet

These are the top five supplements I recommend for internal treatment of psoriasis:

Hydrochloric acid (1–3 capsules per meal) Fish oil (1,000–2,000 grams daily)
Vitamin D3 (5,000 IU daily) . . .  . (don’t forget to take K2  w/each 5K of D3 – keeps calcium out of bloodstream and IN the bones)
Milk thistle (250 milligrams three times daily) . .(great 4 LIVER too)  Probiotics (50 billion units daily)

Bonus Remedies

Other home remedies for psoriasis that can reduce symptoms include cleansing, bone broth, vitamin B12 and digestive enzymes. Also, getting 20 minutes of sunshine a day can greatly improve vitamin D levels naturally and is very therapeutic to psoriasis.

Essential Oils

Essential oils for psoriasis like tea tree, lavender, frankincense, myrrh and geranium essential oil can bring relief to inflamed skin and support the healing process.

Tea tree oil Lavender oil Frankincense oil

Myrrh oil Geranium oil Coconut oil

EO recipe idea: Mix three drops of lavender oil and three drops of frankincense oil with a teaspoon of coconut oil and rub onto affected area.

It’s also a great idea to use these essential oils in aromatherapy for psoriasis. You can diffuse these oils as a natural method of stress relief.

This content is strictly the opinion of Dr. Josh Axe, and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician. Readers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither the author nor publisher of this content takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All readers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition or supplement or lifestyle program. Note: References for this content can be found at draxe.com.

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