Michelle
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Do you think Psoriasis can be classified as a lifestyle disease?

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 john, Psoriasis Terminator
john, Psoriasis Terminator @chewbacca

hmmm. well it may had been triggered form a certain lifestyle Michelle? though i was born with it so, my mother may of had a bad lifestyle and passed me her lifestyle disease? Lifestyle i think could have an affect on how ones psoriasis is maybe? could be a lot to do with this poisonous environment,? i hope i am on the right track on your post here? thanks:).


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Yes You are John Thank you.


Dev
Dev @dev

I had a very stressful life when I was 15(in school). The education system in India is so messed up and it played me too. I had a hard time to keep up with the grades. Once I got beaten with a cane on my palms by my teacher for low grades. And that day my hands turned red and those parts hardened and eventually got broken with flakes around exposing flesh I cried a lot. India need to change its perspective towards education.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

John: Some Flakers call it a lifestyle disease due to the food we eat etc. I think it's a different way for them to look at their P :)
Sorry to hear about this Dev. School can be tough. Do you still have P on your hands?


 john, Psoriasis Terminator
john, Psoriasis Terminator @chewbacca

Sorry to hear all this Dev, i was lucky that i got away with the cane across my hands when i was at school,i think it was my innocent looks that helped me :) In the uk they wouldnt cane you for low grades, thats been banned since i left school in 1985,why some children are a nightmare , well a some of them, get away with a lot,I got close to the cane for running across the school field to get home quicker, i was warned many times, what a rebel i was :) so sorry about your and and feet, sounds rough


 john, Psoriasis Terminator
john, Psoriasis Terminator @chewbacca

Yes i suppose so Michelle,I used to call it a flakey diet last year though a flakey diet could sound like a bad diet, thanks :)


El
El @el1

Michelle , I dont think it's a Lifestyle I have 5 siblings but am the only one with "p" we all ate the same food we all lived in the same enviroment ?

Sorry to hear that Dev , I got the cane nearly everyday at school but never for low grades :(


Jen
Jen @jen1984

What about the uncontrollable factor of genetics? So no I don't think it's a lifestyle disease.


Bev
Bev @bev43

I don't think so Michelle. There would be a lot more people with P it was. In most families who eat the same foods but only 1 sibling gets it


Ann
Ann @ann8670

I dont think so Michele because mine was triggered when I went into menopause at age 40. I’m 72 now and the severity has varied over the years. Stress may play a cause of this. Anyone else?


 john, Psoriasis Terminator
john, Psoriasis Terminator @chewbacca

Stress no, i was born with it, i have been through major stresses and it didnt make any difference at all, i mean major like suicidal not from psoriasis but from other issues,stress dose nothing to me and i am can be a stress head :)stress may make thing worse i think if one is in a bad with psoriasis i am sure like i was when i was child,Stress was used very much by Docs when i was a child because they didnt know the cause, it was the easy answer to it i think that they could come up with,My childhood was stress everyday until i left home,things got better in my 20s,a lot of stress in my young life, less stress as i got older generally


Clint
Clint @NJClint

No I think anyone can get it during a bout of dehydration


 john, Psoriasis Terminator
john, Psoriasis Terminator @chewbacca

Dehydration,yes,could well be Clint, good point, all you need is water and a LEMON to sort it job done :)


Clint
Clint @NJClint

Yes I think dehydration left behind a toxin in the skins pores and as long as it remains your body fights it . Not until you clear that pore it cannot heal that's where lemon πŸ‹ helps with acidity cutting the blocking minerals


Justin
Justin @justin1

NO - mine is hereditary!


Dev
Dev @dev

stress is also a factor, for me yes it is.
@michelle : i still get P on my hands, but fade away when i use that magic ointment.

Keto diet helped me too. But due to unusual exam schedule i am unable to follow Keto these days.

@clint: yes lemon and water works but not upto the par. I used to consume 3lemons a day with warm water.

Thanks for everyone for your concern :) i have learned how to live with P. No one is perfect right? we do have issues so i never felt down.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

That's the way to go Dev!


Glenn
Glenn @glenn

I got the cane at school and at home, it was the fashion back in the 70's... be a little sod, get a hiding... those meaningful words etched on my mind... "How many times have I told you not to, wait till your dad gets home".
As for my own, I never did anything more than tell them off 😁
My Ps didnt appear till I was 18 on my scalp first, then worked its way down. Its now steadily disappearing from the bottom up πŸ€”


 john, Psoriasis Terminator
john, Psoriasis Terminator @chewbacca

yep, i remember my dad with the brown leather strap ,belt and the buckle with a stallion on it,geeeze that stung, if i swore,a bar of soap to wash my mouth out , saved me brushing my teeth :)


Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

Hey Michelle, I dont think lifestyle is what causes P, but it sure can help reduce the severity of it.


Jill
Jill @jilliemac

I don't think it is a lifestyle disease..It is supposedly a genetic predisposition....Since all of us have different immune systems ,stress and how we handle it is what I believe triggers it..once we have it, lifestyle changes hopefully help..


Kim
Kim @Foody

I would say no. Mine triggered after a trauma when I was 10. I hadn't even started a lifestyle at that age!!!


Susan
Susan @godcares

Maybe Michelle. More like a lifestyle that is manifesting with dis-ease... LOL



Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

Absolutley agree Susan! πŸ˜„ Well said!!


Clint
Clint @NJClint

No not at all that's how the medical 😷 industry explains there inability to help...


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Thank you for the answers. I don't think that Psoriasis can be classified as a lifestyle disease either as we can get it anytime of our lives. Whether your'e healthy or not.
Lol James & Glenn. Thinking back when I was a child, We got to choose our item. Either a leather strap belt, flat hand on the bum or a cane stick. That was a very difficult choice, so I always chose the flat hand and boy, it was sore. lol. I was a very naughty child but I can add I had never marks on my body to show.


Clint
Clint @NJClint

I also went through that but my grandma would have you pick a switch from the hedges and swat you with that LOL 😁 she was mad...ouch


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

haha Clint. Sounds like my gran.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

I do feel that psoriasis is a disease although I know others do not and I full respect that!



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