Michelle
...feeling angry Michelle @michelle1021

Coping, treatment, healthcare system

When going through emotional stress, how soon do you get a flare? Is it mild or severe?

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24 responses

Robin
Robin @robinspiro

Very severe, but my job help me de stress.


Rita
Rita @rita

It depends on the severity of the stress but pretty quickly, within 24-48 hours. My p is quite stress related at times.


Ruben
Ruben @ruben

Depends on how long the stress goes on for... But same as Rita


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Robin: Sounds like you have a nice job. It's good to have a job that helps you de-stress :)
Rita & Ruben: Mine was the same. within 24-48 hours tops and it will be very severe. Lasted quite a few months to clear up again. How long did it take you all to clear the short term P?


bernadette
bernadette @bernadette3

Hi michelle I got very stressed a while ago and my p flared up like never before I had moderate p but THE stress I got it all over my legs arms and stomach stress is a killer for flares


Ruben
Ruben @ruben

I can feel stress in my stomach very well, so the link with P isn't that far off. Still believe in healing from the inside :)


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Its Good for me Michelle as i dont flare through hard stress or not lucky me ,Thank you :)


Chris
Chris @Chris70

I don't get stressed much these days so don't really notice a difference its just constant p now .


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Well i went through 2 years of hell as you know Michelle and it didnt make a difference to my skin and i was thinking of topping myself many times,mentally i was a mess, that is in the past, Thats how i know it dosnt make a difference , I am thankful for that :)


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

I am sorry you are angry Michelle, i just noticed in your status,sorry about this :(


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

You might think you were a mess at the time John but I'm sure mentally you were stable enough to be able to control your emotions which is why it didn't make a difference. :)


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Well believe me , i was a mess Michelle,a lot of people i knew were concerned which was nice :), maybe i was stronger than i thought, i remember the thoughts i had to get rid of the problem,not good thoughts and none of it was my fault, could had been worse though :)


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

I think mine is pretty instant. If I get in an emotionally stressful situation it can be within minutes that my skin can fire up. It starts underneath in the very base layers and within 24 hours works up to the surface. I try to AVOID!


Melanie
Melanie @nela

Mine is severe. I have to take a pill to calm my stress down.


Marie
Marie @marie11533

Mine can get worse within 24 hours


Rita
Rita @rita

Sorry to hear about your mom Casey. The same thing happened to me with my stepson about 15 years ago. Within 48 hours of his cancer diagnosis, my whole body broke out with horrible psoriasis for two years. After he died, I made all sorts of dietary changes and of course there was grief but less stress. Unfortunately the psoriasis on my scalp has never completely disappeared.


Robin
Robin @robinspiro

Stress is killing people.
Everything is stressful today,especially if you live in a big city. But what we will get to be constantly stressed. When I wake up morning I empty my head from everything and only focus doing my job, this is how I destress and control my psoriasis. I eat eggs, cheese,drink coffee, smoke and conto my p. Life is short, take it easy flaymers


Madmum007
Madmum007 @madmum007

That mixture sounds great Casey I'll give a try, but I'll use olive oil instead of coconut oil as my scalp now hates coconut oil :(

My scalp is soo painfully tight at the moment, I can't think with it !


Rita
Rita @rita

I’m using lemon on it. I’ve tried creams and although they moisturize they don’t help too much.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

That does sound like a great mixture Casey. Thank you for sharing. I'm sorry to hear about your mom too and I'm sorry for the emotional stress you went through. Good luck with the bio needle and I wish you well x


Ruben
Ruben @ruben

@Robin, indeed, the Kinks already sang it in '79 in the song National Health.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

I agree with you Robin. Life is short. We should enjoy life and what it has to offer. I have made diet/lifestyle changes, go out, enjoy myself, walk around in shorts when it's warm and even wear dresses. I'm not letting my P get the upper hand of me. Be healthy, enjoy life and be happy.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

That scalp mix sounds great Casey. Thank you for sharing it. You have been through so much, let's hope your treatment gives you a positive break...


Rosey
Rosey @sue2023

When Mum died suddenly last Sept ,I was so overwhelmed,Drank heavy for a month and it's the only time my p cleared,went from 80 percent coverage to about 10 percent,think the shock subdued the p,stopped the drinking after 2 mths and p came back to severe again,go figure,dermy scratching his head,think it was the shock that put me in remission for that short time



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