deborah
...feeling okay deborah @deborah4

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How do you know when 'something' causes your P to flare up? I find the initial action and the later reaction SO far apart. I've done a thousand (possibly bad) things in the meantime! So more correlational than causal from what I can tell. Save me lol

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Heather
Heather @heather0611

Process of elimination and attention to detail and routine has helped me tremendously!


James
James @ferns

I can't really tell quickly cause my flares follow a geological timetable. A really quick one is a couple of months. I may have taken a notion to a trigger, had it once or twice, found the next new thing and moved on.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Deborah, I know exactly what makes my P flare as per the combination of food I eat. When its something bad that I added like potatoes, I feel an itch within half an hour. Otherwise next morning but I do monitor what I add to my food


deborah
deborah @deborah4

So... potatoes are bad... safe there :) can I get a list of possible triggers for people? I realize that everyone is different, but a place to start would be great, as I can't find the connection because I don't have an immediate response. I do a food log, but I can't find a connection. Everything for me is very slowwwww. The only thing I'm confident about is heat and moisture... I would really like to find something that I could control. Thanks y'all. You rock!


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

All nightshades are out. I found that all our Flaymers have the same respond to nightshade food. I can eat most food but my worst is tomatoes, potatoes and pasta. There are many more but John, and Sarah are the experts in this field. I have had P for 26 years and my diet/ lifestyle, has helped me to control my P


Ava
Ava @ava1

Deborah, if you go to THEMES and then to DIET, you'll find LOTS of posts regarding triggers, though it sounds as though you may need to go on a full-fledged elimination diet to determine your particular triggers. I'm sensitive to sugar, dairy, and gluten, but the triggers are not the same for everyone.


Heather
Heather @heather0611

Everyone is different. I found my education and help through exploration of gluten allergies and high histamine foods. Luckily I’m not allergic to gluten. However, high histamine foods are mean to my stomach and skin. This is actually tremendously common in people who have psoriasis. Start doing your research there and come up with a plan for yourself. You won’t regret it! I know i Don’t


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Same with me Heather. Gluten does nothing to me, not just that, high histamins has no effect on my P. Don't know why but I'm safe from it


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

In not sure but it might be because of the plus and negative I combine? I could be wrong but my diet has never failed me apart from a lamb stew


Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

Hey Deborah, it was a process of elimination for me too. I followed *The Whole 30* approach, best thing I ever did. My biggest triggers are gluten, dairy, nightshades, red meat and alcohol. Eating *Clean* is whats best for my skin. Mega stress is a big trigger for me too. Best of Luck trying to find yours!!


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

This is so true, it is VERY tough! I always thought my p wasn't diet related... until the past year. It turns out my skin is like a bucket and the more I chuck in of different stuff, the more it builds up over time... Histamine foods are a no no for me unless restricted to small amounts at a time.



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