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Taking 2 Vitamin D pills a day, good quality pills to see if i get improvement with the skin, probably not the same as the sun burning the flakes off, I shall see :) :)

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Bev
Bev @bev43

Good Luck John. My hubby has been sitting in the son everyday for 30 mins and it has healed him up so nicely


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Thanks Bev, thats good news :), If i was in SA, i think i would be a clear skin most of the year round, i dont go in the sun that much when its here but just catching it from time to time helps a lot Thank you :)


Rita
Rita @rita

Hi John, I’ve heard it’s preferable to take liquid vitamin D3 since it’s more easily absorbed by the body. I take about 6,000 IUs per day during the winter, and none in the summer because I spend a lot of time outside in the sun.


Lynn
Lynn @lynn6862

I've upped my vita D3 to 5k, (Nordic Naturals brand that Ive been using for years) 1x per day...Not only does it help my P, (to a certain extent, not as beneficial as sun / salt water) D3 is also very important warding off flu, colds and other maladies...Worth mentioning for those of you who do use the sun / tanning booths....If you use sun-block, it does NOT allow ANY of the D to be absorbed...I use coconut oil for the first half hour (yes, coco oil has an spf, tho very low, maybe 8 if that) if staying in the sun longer, then I will apply sunblock, but I use a physical sunblock with zinc oxide & the like...other sunblocks are chemical sunblocks & can do more damage


Madmum007
Madmum007 @madmum007

Thank you John for reminding me to start taking my vit. pills for the winter :) I don't bother any other time as i'm outside.


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Thank you Rita and Lynn, yes i have used vit D3 of which i still use but decided to up my plain vit D, I am not expecting that much but who knows , winter is a pain but i am ok though, ues cant be the sun now and again thank you :)


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Your welcome Madmum :),I take so many pills, i am surprised i dont rattle when i walk :)


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Do you see improvement Rita you think with liquid D3?


Rita
Rita @rita

I have my vitamin D levels checked annually and they’re perfect. Does it help my psoriasis? Who the hell knows! I’ve started adding vitamin D drops to my cream too.


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Thank you Rita, well i know winter is my enemy and always has been but, i dont get down about it as i dont get it bad to affect my life ,, thank you :)


Rita
Rita @rita

Winter is my enemy too 😞


Dakeyras
Dakeyras @dakeyras

Try adding some omega 3 in to the mix also John, preferably any of the oily fish if you have the taste for them. Though a double dose of over the counter supplement's is fine also I have found say two or three times per week.

Another tip is keep up with your Vit' C as since what we suffer from is basically a autoimmunity; the aforementioned can help at times also. Myself have a penchant for any type of mandarin orange's. Though anything similar is good and or say the various effervescent Vit' C most supermarkets stock.


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Thank you Dakeyras, Yes all do all those things, vit C,vit D 3,vit D,i eat fish on a regular basis, omega 3 , B12,sometimes , K2, Calcium, i eat a lot of veggies in my diet,some fruits , just thought to up my vit D thank you :)


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

Sounds like a good idea John. For the first winter ever I've started taking vitamin D3 daily too, purely because I get such good results using vitamin D analogue topically so thought it made sense to me for the inside too. Us UK based people are advised to do it on the winter too...


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Yes i agree Sarah,maybe i might see some results in time as it might take time to get in the system?its been a few days now with taking two pills daily, anything worth a shot , Yes UK weather is rubbish,i dont like winter at all, if i was a clear skin then maybe ?Sounds good Sarah, makes sense to get vit D on the skin as we do from the sun so inside and out got to be good ,Maybe i crush a vit D pill and rub it on the skin :) think that will work ? lol :) I wait to see if i get improvements or not, i check by next week, if no change i will say if good, i will say here before i go on holiday in the sun , i always have vit D but not in this dose, i do vit D3 also, I let ya know :) thank you :)


bernadette
bernadette @bernadette3

What moisturizing cream is best for p


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I use child farm moisturizer Bernadette, dont know whats best to be honest, some use coconut oil aswell as other things, its what suits you :)


Bev
Bev @bev43

Bernadette I make a home made moisturiser for my hubby. It has Aqueous Cream, Vaseline, Glycerine, Jojoba and Sweet Almond. We use it all over our bodies. It has helped him a lot


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john,Flakes to beam up @chewbacca

Thats quite a mix Bev, sounds good :)


Julia
Julia @kelj

I also take 2 vit d tabs a day my scalp did not appreciate dying my hair last weekend.


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

Sorry to hear Julia. I hope your scalp will be okay. Home dyes is soft on my scalp but salon dyes makes it itch because of the peroxide.


Julia
Julia @kelj

Thanks Michelle scalp just really dry not itchy thank goodness. Do you have P on your scalp???


Michelle
Michelle @michelle1021

No I dont Julia. I use head and shoulders mostly but once a week I use a coal tar shampoo to keep it at bay. I know that once I get P on my scalp, it will show on my body. I think that my scalp might be the trigger for the P on my body which is why I stay with natural products. I vary between shampoos though. We have a shampoo in SA, called Colgate. Don't know if you know it? Its egg flavoured shampoo and awesome to my scalp. I tried a different shampoo from Avon but oi, my scalp itched like mad so I went back to egg shampoo and vary it between head and shoulders. I found that if you use an egg shampoo but use a scented conditioner to soften tour hair it will automatically trigger an itch. Dryness on your scalp. Rather go without conditioner. I know your hair will feel hard? But once its dry you may have some body too! Lol. I have thin hair so it works for me Julia. Horse shampoo is wonderful but I only wash my hair once every two weeks with it.


Julia
Julia @kelj

Thanks for the advise I use mud shampoo from the dead sea and Alveno which is all nature I just have P on my scalp



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MY FLAKES ARE ILLOGICAL CAPTAIN :), I am a maintenance operative in my job, i am a plumber by trade.I have had psoriasis all my life since birth 49yrs, psoriatic arthritis 15 years.



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