Timo
...feeling hopeful Timo @BlueBassett

Coping

Psoriasis, the bane of my existence. Hello all, I am about to return to systemic treatment after a brief period of spontaneous remission. I am currently covered over about 30% of my body, mostly arms, back, and lower legs. Glad I found this site.

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Diana
Diana @diana6

We come Tim, you will find empathy and encouragement here and new ways to look at the situation.


michael
michael @macconmara

Keep the head up and stay positive and always remember to watch your stress levels and be kind to yourself.
This should help.


Timo
Timo @BlueBassett

Thanks for the kind words. It's been a challenging year. Had a hemorrhagic stroke back in February. I also, haven't had much in the way of psoriasis treatments available for about 18 months. Still kickin', though.


Susan
Susan @godcares

Timothy (Tim) glad you found this site as well. It's such a great place to find out lots of different solutions. I have other autoimmune diseases as well and consider myself healed. Most of what I did was diet/lifestyle changes. You'll learn a ton here. Welcome.


Eileen
Eileen @Yl

Hi TIMOTHY, u comment is so inspiring, and I agree wit it whole hearthly, warrior - in every sense of the word that's what u are.


Eileen
Eileen @Yl

Hi Tim, leaky gut plays a part in the severity of the condition, it may help to speak wit an nutritionist probiotics and kefir help I find this can have a positive effect on my skin, also I eat little red meat, lamb is best, as this has a proven inflammatory effect.


Timo
Timo @BlueBassett

Hi Eileen. Thanks for the response. I've always wondered about Leaky Gut, as I've had stomach trouble since I was about 7 or 8. Still have some reflux issues. Currently trying apple cider vinegar, which helps. And I already limit red meat to about once a week, staying away from sugar (I don't drink Pop, haven't for most of my adult life, just the rare can of something.) I have been trying everything from Curcumin to wiping out nightshades, to limiting dairy and cheese. Most my diet is chicken or pork, basmati rice, 2 cups of coffee/day, homecook most everything, no fast food, very little fried food. I do make a banana & frozen fruit with low-sugar yogurt smoothies every other day. All in all my diet is pretty good, but always looking for that magic touch that may truly heal at the source.


Lynn
Lynn @lynnb366

Tim, have you researched any companies that are natural/organic and have non toxic products! They might help with your psoriasis issues especially since you seem to have the diet down. I changed my skin amd hiar crae and also my household cleaning products and my psoriasis completely cleared. I was completely surprised and ha dto apologize to my friend for telling her that the samples she gave me wouldnt make a difference for me 😞. There are 3 different companies that I deal with and have become obsessed with because some of the products smell so good, but at least its all positive!!



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Timo
Timo @BlueBassett
Elgin, OR, United States

I've been dealing with my Psoriasis for 28 years now. I am always looking for naturopathic ways to treat my P.



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