The following everyday tips will help you to manage psoriasis better.
Bath for people suffering from psoriasis
In general bathing and showering is good for you if you are suffering from psoriasis as hydration of the psoriasis lesions will help in reduction of the symptoms and itching. But you have to be careful not to stay too long in water because it may lead to dryness of your skin and if that happens there will be more itching and flaking. Do not spend more than 10 minutes in the shower. You can use lukewarm water. Do not use hot water because it will increase flow of blood to the skin and thereby can make psoriasis lesions red and irritated.
You should be careful in choosing the right soap. Always find a non-irritating soap for bathing. You can always use a body wash because it is generally non-drying and softer. Find something soothes and hydrates your skin.
Moisturiser for people suffering from psoriasis
After a shower or bath, you need to apply moisturiser in generous quantities on the skin affected bypsoriasis. Moisturiser Russian is important because it will help you by locking the hydration and minimising the flaking of psoriasis scales. After a bath or shower, you should pat dry yourself and then use a moisturiser. You should not rub your skin to dry yourself because that will irritate the skin.
You need a moisturiser with rich emollient like glycerin and shea butter. There are different types of moisturisers available which have rich emollients.
Diet, exercise and health management forpsoriasis patients
It is found that if you have a high BMI (25 or higher), the possibility ofpsoriasis outbreak increases. It means you will need to reduce your BMI to ensure that you are not suffering from unnecessarypsoriasis outbreaks. You will need to lose weight if you are already overweight. To ensure that you maintain a healthy weight, you should eat nutritious foods, maintain a healthy body weight and exercise regularly.
There are certain foods that you should avoid because they are generally found to aggravatepsoriasis. It is good to know about these forts and completely eliminate them from your diet. There are certain other foods which can help you to get rid of the different symptoms ofpsoriasis. Omega-3 fatty acids are safe to improvepsoriasis condition and so you can add more omega-3 fatty acids to your existing diet. If you can keep a food journal that will help you tremendously to ensure that you avoiding harmful foods and adding more and more of the beneficial ones.
Clothing for people suffering frompsoriasis
If you are suffering frompsoriasis, you need to be careful in choosing the clothing items. Generally it is very itchy and so when you are suffering frompsoriasis, you need to avoid wool and synthetic fibres. This type of clothing is not good for you because they can trap heat and irritate your skin. You also need to find loose fitting and soft clotting items.
Your clotting items should be made from nature rail fivers like cotton, bamboo and linen. These are good for you because they generally don't rub against your irritated skin and they also keep sweat away from your body.
If you see a lot of flaking from thepsoriasis lesions, you should choose clothing items with light colours. If you are sensitive to bleach or fabric softener, you should never use them while cleaning your clothing items. If you cannot avoid them, you can always add an extra rinse cycle to wash them away.