Light Therapy for Psoriasis

Support and advice about light therapy for psoriasis.


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From Hi, I'm new to psoriasis and this group-I'm cov... by Mrsjonesjnr

From Hi, I'm new to psoriasis and this group-I'm cov... by Mrsjonesjnr

Stacymason - Is it working u want tablets it didn't work for me sent my skin into bright red had to stop
MARTA - Dr. Pagano's diet helped me tremendously. I also did Food Intolerance Test and I am 99% symptoms ... More »
Harold - Hi again. One of the best tips is follw the comments & posts on Flaym. there's lots of laughter, ... More »

From What was the most effective thing that you've d... by Mj

From For the first time since my psoriasis started, ... by Julie

Trish - I had 8/9 light treatments, brilliant while it lasted. You can only have so many. I started on ... More »
Julie - UVBioTek Hand Wand...it won't let me post the link, but you can find it on their website @alberta... More »
Valentina - how long have you had psoriasis and what type is it?
George - please let me know who the new treatments go for you I am very interested in finding something ne... More »
Ragazza - Hi George... it took me about a year to come back here. Last year in March I got the Flue...and ... More »
john,Hulk - Hello Ragazza, its been a long time since i seen you here , welcome back :) glad your psoriasis ... More »

From Help. In the afternoon my skin was fine. But ... by meika

john,Hulk - i inherited it from my mother to from birth, do you have psoriatic arthritis aswell ?
neil - I have a uvb narrowband sunbed , it helps but as soon as I stop using it , it comes back
Ragazza - Nice for you Mike, all my light treatments were done like it should and Psoriasis always comes ba... More »

From My son has psoriasis on his hands elbows and no... by Lynne

From Psoriasis for 18 months, no idea why it came. S... by Harrison

Louise - You may find that psoriasis flare-ups are more common during the colder months. This is because o... More »
Louise - There's no cure for psoriasis yet, but there are many ways to get relief from the symptoms of thi... More »
Ragazza - take the light treatment as quickly as you can
lmc - no need to use sun beds as yes they are very dangerous... the hospital administer these in a safe... More »
Deleted account - Why all the fuss with this unpractical method? You have to do this diet if you want to cure p... More »
Ragazza - Gary..... healthy people go to the beach enjoying themselves in the sun... with friends. You are ... More »

From Has anyone tried the uvb lamp treatment ???? A... by Hennie

Deleted account - I have had UVB and it does work, I had it whilst pregnant as it is the less invasive of the light... More »
cheryl - Cheri I have been referred for light therapy, when you say tanning beds help do they have to be a... More »
Ragazza - I'm on UVB treatment in the hospital... before I always had the PUVA treatment... must say that ... More »
BILL - Not sure about a wand type but used the whole body one with good results but like all treatments ... More »


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Light Therapy for Psoriasis

Light Therapy for Psoriasis


Light therapy is a well-known treatment option for psoriasis. Treating your psoriasis with light therapy or phototherapy involves exposing the skin to ultraviolet light on a regular basis under medical supervision. The key to success with light therapy is consistency: it reduces inflammation and slows the rate of skin cell production. What is your experience with light therapy for psoriasis?

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