30 Jul 11:42
Looks, treatment, healthcare system
What do you think helps to improve your P most : The sun or a healthy diet?
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30 Jul 11:51
I believe a healthy diet. We enjoy lots of sunshine in Sunny South Africa yet my P has spread like a wildfire since I was diagnosed.
30 Jul 12:24
I would say the sun with the skin, Diet helps my joints a lot ah and my finger nails :), i am good , no one would no thank you :)
30 Jul 12:51
At first, it was the sun that helped my P disappear, but when It flared up again, the diet helped my P to fade. I would say both are a terrific combination to manage it.
30 Jul 13:09
Healthy Diet & stress free life.... sorts my P out to a point !!!
30 Jul 13:19
It's not a diet anymore. More of a lifestyle change to me. :)
30 Jul 14:08
Without the healthy diet you won't be here to enjoy the sun...😎
30 Jul 16:18
First the sun. If you live in a hot country you should be OK.
And of course a healthy diet is always good not only for the psoriasis but for our health in general.
30 Jul 16:53
30 Jul 16:59
I have no idea . My P seems to have a mind of its own. Comes and goes as it pleases like a naughty teenager....
30 Jul 17:57
The sun isn't helping my skin this year so I'd say diet. But then my diet isn't helping much at the moment either so who knows!
30 Jul 21:27
I would say diet plays a big part and trying to be stress free
30 Jul 22:10
I'm sure for me it's a combination of both.
31 Jul 02:50
I would say both for me too, along with a good mind frame. If my mind is not right.. down.. stressed.. worried..annoyed.. ect sun or food wouldn't be as much help. A book I highly recommend reading is called "The Four Agreements" It is very eye opening and makes total sense. Gives a different perspectives on life situations.
Here are the agreements to give you an idea about the book:
“The Four Agreements
1. Be impeccable with your word.
2. Don’t take anything personally.
3. Don’t make assumptions.
4. Always do your best. ”
― Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
31 Jul 05:22
Love that Michelle and it is so true. Thank you for recommending the book. It sounds very interesting and would love to read it :) .
09 Aug 18:44
I think diet and lifestyle for me. Sun helps more when I'm on holiday than sun at home so I guess that's relaxation too.
09 Aug 19:07
I'm going to see if I can download it from Amazon
09 Aug 19:12
Yay I bought it. I see he has a few books. I'm looking forward to reading it. Thanks for the recommendation Michelle
09 Aug 20:07
That sounds really interesting Michelle. Will have to have a look for that
09 Sep 13:04
Sun doesn't do it for me so concentrate on diet but that's been blown out the back door,start again tommorrow as now can concentrate on me,a death and a birthday and so many more birthdays to attend,am dreading the summer ,true
09 Sep 13:38
I found that when I went to work in Israel, my Psoriasis virtually cleared!
09 Sep 14:12
Oh to be in remission from p,cant go to Israel,but goal is to go no cover up this summer,not looking good thus far,but stuffed if im going to suffer just because society makes comments,
09 Sep 14:20
Good for you Rosey :)
09 Sep 14:25
It's only because I'm off work for nxt two weeks I can be positive John lol,but do hope I go back and not have to cover up,ohhh been bad this weekend ,drinks a nd stuff lol ,I'll be brave for now haha
09 Sep 14:32
Its okay, i have to get back in the mix, been letting my hair down, few flakes to report but will get over it i hope, winter on its way so its getting colder,still, i go though this every year though i dont get it bad which is okay, joints are more my concern, keep those in check thanks :)
09 Sep 14:50
Put d cream on legs argh but took itch away,been a while to resort to prescription stuff,just a little bit,cant rem last time took my antibiotics,lol
09 Sep 14:54
I see Rosey, i have gone back to drinking once every 2 weeks , i did this last year and decided to do now, so i had one drunken night in a month, be 2 weeks to happen again, Sorry about this with you Rosey,well if script stuff helps then, its what we would do to have it better
09 Sep 14:57
Winter over here,spring now,heating up ,oh no,cant stand heat at work,the sweat ,can't cover face,crunchy eyes,lol,love u p for making life difficult,but don't matter ,is what it is,let ppl judge
10 Oct 06:55
I think sunlight, vitamin D and diet are all important. Because I had a histamine reaction on my skin at doctors office, when I went for my itchiness. He gave me an antihistamine.
I put myself on a low histamine diet until I see him again. He didn't recommend anything
I am already discovering foods that I don't tolerate well .So yes, I think diet is very important
10 Oct 10:42
I swear by lemons to get me through the work stuff,rub it on drink it,i didn't do it for a week and flaked everywhere,not a cure,stings like heck on parts,but it's only thing that works for flakes,and yep diet got to work out not to eat,white bread milk and anything dairy not good,but sometimes got no choice,u will get there,its a displine thing too ,too tired to eat so that's a bonus haha
10 Oct 16:42
I drink lemon water every morning before I have coffee and it helps. Same with my turmeric.
10 Oct 17:33
I have bought some Turmeric - does it aid my Psoriasis?
11 Oct 00:11
I believe it will Justin. If not for your skin then for your joints and gut. Turmeric is good for so many ailments. It's natural so it can't hurt.
27 Oct 17:57
Make sure your guts health optimized. Good probiotic insures vitamins and minerals absorption. Exercise in day light matters. Found out Vitamin K-2 critical for sun Vitamin D to work well for calcium and veins elasticity which helps skin nourishment. Be well.
07 Nov 13:26
Hi Michelle I found cutting out dairy and improving my nutrition helped mine a lot. Also I take vit D. K2 and turmeric. Also i found plant based protein shakes and capsules to get my daily intake of fruit veg berries recently and my skin is so much better.
07 Nov 16:49
Hi Janice. The DK2 sounds firmiliar. I've read about it on Flaym and had good reviews too! I'm not a fruity person as it makes me itch apart from avos, lemon and bananas. Please share your experiences with us. We are more than willing to learn about the good and bad where our P is concern ;)
30 Nov 08:41
Does alcohol in moderation make p worse
30 Nov 09:06
Spirits are usually the worst i know than say beer with me though i dont like drinking too much beer,I find if i drink a lot one night a week and drink mainly beer or lager should i say, i am fine, few spirits i can feel it in my joints, with P,no difference i dont think with me, Moderation should be okay, though we are all different Bernadette
23 Dec 17:55
Not had any sunshine for ages, I'm being treated at moment with the lamps. I've not noticed a massive change but only been going a short while so can't definitely say . I'd welcome any treatment and advice. Mine psoriasis is on my hands and foot
26 Jan 21:25
Live in sunny SA, had psoriasis since I was 11yo and now in UK since,nothing other than strong medication helps, only then comes back for revenge badly. On Consentyx now taking a while to kick in. Hopefully it works.
29 Mar 21:09
For me, without question, the sun,
30 Mar 01:07
For me its The Sun ,lately though I am doing this Callogen protein shake and for the most part a Keto diet..I have removed all corn based products and wheat trying to stay Glutten free too for the most part..now this doesn't mean I never slip because I do and then you can just set your clocks by how long I head back into a flare and quickly back to being depressed about that Flare ...I also have fewer Flakes (Happy Dance here just soak it up) and less itching..I also learned early on here that we all have totally different reactions so what might work for me may not work for you..I increased Fruit intake,Veggies...and alternatives to Flour..such as Almond,Coconut and quinoa flours...I still drink full fat milk and have sour cream and cottage chees..and cheese..if my skin flares with Cheese then I will just scream however I can still be a cheese lover on my new changes yeah..I send much love to all and Be Blessed Precious People :>)
30 Mar 11:34
Hello Lindakay, Yes i found it hard giving up dairy, I still have the odd thing with some in it i am sure but not over worried about that, Last week i had a breakfast in a roll withpoached eggs, I dont eat eggs but now and again its okay, I had sausages and bacon in it to and some spinach and lite mayo,Oh and a coffee with milk and sugar in it , i was going overboard lol,Things i dont usually eat or drink,but from time to time why not, I used to love my cheddar cheese,, i gave that up, i used to eat that everyday,i dont miss it so its okay,Last night i had a curry as i was out too,had peppers and and this and that,dont eat these things generally anymore,seems dairy and sugar seem to be a big factor for a lot of people but for me? i do not know as i see no difference in my skin,I do see difference in my general health, cant buy that ,Yes we are all different thats for sure,I hope things will improve more for you Lindakay, All the best to you :)
30 Sep 14:30
30 Sep 16:23
I was eating healthy for years because of type 2 diabetes and my P flared regularly in the winter and virtually disappeared in the summer.
17 Oct 10:34
Ah the sun is good for us. that little bit of rays can do wonders for our P. :)
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