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The exact cause remains unknown. A combination of elements, including genetic predisposition and environmental factors, are involved. It is common for psoriasis to be found in members of the same family. Defects in the immune system and the control of inflammation are thought to play major roles. Certain medications like beta-blockers have been linked to psoriasis. Despite research over the past 30 years, the "master switch" that turns on psoriasis is still a mystery.
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64Y-1626388 Common areas of involvement are the elbows, knees and torso but may be widespread No specific strategies prevent psoriasis, although healthy lifestyles that avoid obesity and reduced alcohol use can make control easier and increase the chances of at least temporary remission. Whenever possible, patients who are currently being treated for psoriasis or have a history of psoriasis should avoid over-the-counter and prescription medications known to exacerbate it. This includes the use of over-the-counter NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
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Latest Recalls Classic genome-wide linkage analysis has identified nine loci on different chromosomes associated with psoriasis. They are called psoriasis susceptibility 1 through 9 (PSORS1 through PSORS9). Within those loci are genes on pathways that lead to inflammation. Certain variations (mutations) of those genes are commonly found in psoriasis. Genome-wide association scans have identified other genes that are altered to characteristic variants in psoriasis. Some of these genes express inflammatory signal proteins, which affect cells in the immune system that are also involved in psoriasis. Some of these genes are also involved in other autoimmune diseases.
Mix the oil/aloe vera with the essential oil. Massage the mixture into your scalp as best you can. If you have long hair, tie it up loosely in a bun and let the treatment soak into your scalp for 30-60 minutes. Shampoo your hair with a gentle aloe very shampoo and follow with an aloe vera conditioner. It's as simple as that! Now go enjoy your flake-free hair.
Red Meat Red meats contain a polyunsaturated fat called arachidonic acid. “This type of fat can worsen psoriasis symptoms because it can easily be converted into inflammatory compounds,” Warren says. Also to include on your foods-to-avoid list: processed meats, such as sausage and bacon.
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