Kelly
...feeling hopeful Kelly @Plum

Treatment, healthcare system, diet

Probiotics? What are ur reviews on this I looked on the search bar but can’t find answers I’m looking for like what dosage where to buy from and dose it work thanks 🙏🏼

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Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Hi Kelly. I don't really have much experience with it but what I read was "Adding probiotic-rich foods to your diet is an easy way to introduce these bacteria into your system. Probiotic bacteria are commonly found in the following:

yogurt
fermented cheeses, such as Gouda, cheddar, Swiss, and parmesan
sourdough bread
pickles
acidophilus milk"

Now, these are all products which I can't eat. my P starts itching within half an hour and inflammation builds up, which is why I have never even tried the tablets. I'm not very familiar with probiotics. But on here, you will find the answer. Sorry.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

On Flaym I mean. sorry.


Ruben
Ruben @ruben

Hello Kelly,
I found an article this weekend about auto immune diseases (I posted it earlier today)
I think this only proves that gut health is extremely important, as some of us already suspected. Probiotics should improve gut health...


Jen
Jen @jen1984

Hi Kelly you will find probiotic capsules at your pharmacy. Most people take 50 billion and yes they do work.


Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

They have been really great for me as well Kelly. I recently started a new one 60 billion, 11 strains ans 200mg L-Glutamine. I went to a health food store and they helped guide me in the right direction. I wanted to try one that had a little extra to gear towards healthy skin and she suggested the L-Glutamine addition.


 john,DARTS VADER
john,DARTS VADER @chewbacca

i get me some 50 billion as long as i dont have take 50 billion of whatever it is and 60 billion,does it go higher? i like to go all out :) glad they work :)


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

Hi Kelly! I make water kefir at home which (as you probably know) is a probiotic drink made with kefir grains. Many people drink dairy kefir, but I'm dairy-free right now so I have the water kefir version. I don't take any supplements. I looked in to it, but they are so expensive and I can't manage that right now.


Susan
Susan @godcares

Hi Kelly. Probiotics are something I experimented with alot. Back in the day of my parents it was no big deal. Home made yogurt, sauerkraut, fermented pickles. I spent a ton of money on different probiotics too all my life. Now I only take Moringa which is a natural pro and pre biotic. Only grown in certain soil if you want good quality. Our health food store has some and after I chatted with the "expert" she had no idea that all Moringa is not the same. If you want more info just message me. You can google the vitamins in Moringa too. Loaded with everything you need. I only take that and now make my own Kombucha. In the summer I make fermented pickles that are to die for. You can ferment any vegetable which I add to my pickles. The gut health is the thing that will need to be restored for healing. Not just the body, but our brains too. It's quite fascinating to tell you the truth. I've been wanting to make Kefir as well. The grains are really costly here and honestly, with moving and my business growing, I have to stay balanced with what I introduce. I will get moved in and then try Sarah's water kefir as I too am off dairy.

Sarah I wonder if you can make it with rice milk? Not sure if you tried that. I don't eat cereal or have milk in my coffee so no real need for rice milk but I am a bit curious.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

I haven't tried it with rice milk Susan! I know you can make it with goats milk and many people do that. Apparently there is only a trace of lactose left after the fermenting process so it is light, but I still don't do it and stick with water. You can use coconut water, and then you don't need sugar I think.


Damien
Damien @damien1

Hi Kelly,

Probiotics can be found at WalMart, Costco, CVS, etc. Like everyone else I was scrambling for answers because I had P from scalp to toes and it was pretty painful. I tried everything suggested online, coal tar, shampoos, topicals, OTC creams, oregano oil, turmeric, etc. It always came back. One day I went diving with my nephew as we live in Hawaii and can catch our dinner but I noticed after a four hour dive on a sunny day, the next day my psoriasis started drying up and within a week it started to go away. The vitamin D from the sun and the salt from the ocean combined to clear it up. However, I don't have time to dive that often to treat psoriasis so I discovered Dead Sea Salt as a possible treatment but 15 minute baths seemed like a waste of expensive salt. It would keep it at bay but not make it go away. Then I found a youtube video about this young man who cured his P with probiotics and vitamin C. My wife also urged me to go on a gluten free diet and cut out inflammatory foods like sugar, white bread, etc. Six weeks later my P is 99% gone and so far it's been holding firm. The only thing I have to figure out is how to recolor my skin as I am dark but have white spots all over my body. I look like a walking Google Maps. I get a small spray bottle and put a tablespoon of Dead Sea Salt and fill it with water and I spray it on after every shower and so far so good. My theory is to treat it from the inside and the outside but it seems most people are focused on treating what they can see. Now I am a firm believer in probiotics as it's the only thing that has worked coupled with the diet change. I joined Flaym just to share my treatment so hopefully it can help many others. I also take fish oil capsules, vitamin C, vitamin D and I drink a tablespoon of Braggs Vinegar each morning. The probiotics recommended online should include bacterium rhambosus and acidopholus. Acidophilus can handle acid in your stomach and still survive. Hope this helps! Aloha, Damien


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Hi Damien. When my P disappeared I had a lot of BIG white spots on my body. I just needed a tan (lay in the sun for an hour every day at 11:00 am- 12:00) and it disappeared.


Susan
Susan @godcares

Hi Damien. Thank you for sharing. All of what you said is pretty much what myself and many on the site do and did. I also healed myself by starting from the inside. I didn't go gluten free due to the processing but just cut out bread products. I also limited my fruits due to the sugar. Probiotics is how I started. I now only take Moringa powder as my vitamin/supplement which, BTW, is loaded with vitamin C and pretty much all the vitamins I need. Vitamin D is a non issue as I am outside alot, even in the winter here. I no longer take probiotics or omega's either. Everything is still clear so I'm grateful.

As far as where you live you are very blessed. The salt water always used to make my skin better. I have scarring and have been using a very high end Frankincense on my scars and they are pretty much gone on the one area I'm treating the sun will blend my skin together. If you are already dark and your scars are quite white that might help. Possibly aloe vera (I'm a huge fan of aloe vera). Thank you for sharing and welcome to the site! I LOVE Hawaii! You are blessed to live there!


Damien
Damien @damien1

Hi Susan, thanks for sharing your ideas. I will look into Moringa powder. Been researching for two years and never saw it come up. What I did notice is some things work for some people but not for others. The probiotics, gluten free diet and sea salt all helped me inside and outside. I am excited to share it because like everyone else, it's a scramble to get rid of P and it sucks and people look at you like you just dropped in from Mars. Hawaii is hot in the summer but I had to wear sleeves and long pants the last two years because of the unsightly red spots and scales. It's not like you can ask everybody, "what are you looking at?" Lol! If I can help others with my successful combination then it's that many more people who can enjoy just having normal skin and not stressing about what they should try next. Yup, blessed every day now! Aloha


Damien
Damien @damien1

Hi Michelle,

Thanks for the tip on tanning. It's funny because when I am already tanned so if I tan I will be dark with tanned spots lol! Weird because my older spots are darker than my tan and my newer spots are white. Maybe I was a lizard in my past life. Have a great day! Aloha


Susan
Susan @godcares

Damien the cool thing about Flaym is exactly what you said. Not everything that works for one works for another. I think, though, that most of us agree that starting from the inside is a better way to go or we are always doing the bandaide thing with creams and steroids. It's fun to share. Aloha back to you.


Damien
Damien @damien1

Exactly Susan. The first week I was sleeping in oregano oil now I can't stand the smell. Steroids made it worse and the stuff on commercials are big pharma money makers. Coal Tar, shampoos, and even tried acupuncture and Chinese tea and nothing worked. Gotta keep searching for the right combination and like my wise old boss always used to say if it doesn't work try something else.


Susan
Susan @godcares

Damien oregano oil is disgusting to me for some reason. Lavender oil though is good for sleep. If I could go back I would never use steroid cream. I'm 56 years old and my skin is still thin. I'm a bit of a klutz so I tend to have lots of small scars from brushing against something. Just happy to be off that rollercoaster, especially the one of rheumatologists and dermatologist. Wise words from your boss. Keep trying. We have a lifetime to figure it out.


Sophia
Sophia @sophia2

Susan, so you gave up going to the dermatologist and the rheumatologist? What do you use to help yourself? I have tried everything steroid creams pills now I’m on my third different injection, nothing seems to help me. Oils creams lotions I’ve done it all. No one has ever mentioned diet to me. I would really appreciated your input on this .Or guide where I can read up on this. Thank you


Susan
Susan @godcares

Sophia I have done it all too almost. I have very thin skin now from using steroid creams and some small scarring as well but it's getting better and should be gone by summer. I use Frankincense oil on the scarring. I haven't seen a dermatologist or any specialist for autoimmune dis-eases in about 30 years. I did an elimination diet (given to me by an MD far ahead of his time) in my 20's and I am more than happy to send it to you if you message me your email. I did lots of things over the years too. Therapy, courses, mindful daily practices, practice my Faith, good music, walking alot, guided you tube meditations, got rid of negative people including family, quit my job... Lots of things. I am a different person now, but still have punch in my step. LOL. My dream would be for everyone to feel terrific in living an abundant life.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Hi Susan/Sophia. When I was diagnosed with P, my GP gave my steroid creams. I used it for 3 months, every day and It thinned my skin out so much (I'm also a clutz Susan) that I was always bleeding. I was 17 at the time. After that, I went to a GP when I was 19 and I never went back to see a derm or Dr. I knew that they couldn't help me. I realized that I can't eat certain food anymore. This went on for many years. I'm 43 now and since I became a Flaymer, I have learned more about my P than what a Dr can ever tell me. I still don't use steroids. I still don't go to a derm or GP. It's just, my, myself, and Flaym :)



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Kelly
Kelly @Plum
Letchworth Garden City

I've had p since 12 yrs ago , I've had light therapy didn't work I've had [...] made me so poorly Also got most of the ointments n creams Also used my local sunbeds ! If anyone in the U.K. Can advise what the doctors can prescribe ❤️





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