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Does Winter Increase the Risk of Psoriasis?

People with psoriasis face many challenges in winter. Conditions like cold weather, dry air, stress and lack of exposure to sunlight in winter have adverse affects on skin and worsen the symptoms like itching and health condition of people with psoriasis. Let us learn a little more about the psoriasis and adverse affects of winter on people with psoriasis.


Psoriasis is an auto immune disorder which increases the growth of cells under the skin. This can be due to over active immune system which produce antibodies to eliminate foreign substances by thinking they are dangerous to our body even though they are not dangerous. This abnormal growth of cells under the skin can be 10 times more than the normal growth. When these cells reach the top layer of the skin, they get destroyed and turns into white silver patches on skin. This psoriasis patches are seen in different parts of the body like scalp, elbows, knees, nails and also on the soles of the feet. This disorder can affect people of all age groups due to several factors like hereditary, environmental factors, stress and so on. Psoriasis is classified into different types like Plaque psoriasis, Guttate psoriasis, Inverse psoriasis, Pustular psoriasis and Erythrodermic psoriasis. People with psoriasis face signs like red spots, itching sensation and swollen patches. Stress, Smoking and alcohol consumption triggers the symptoms of psoriasis.

Winter effects on Psoriasis people

The cold weather and dry air in winter season worsens the symptoms of psoriasis in most of the people. Most of the people uses humidifiers in winter which further makes your skin dry. In winter you spend less time in winter which may further increase the psoriasis. In winter people are at a risk of few illnesses like cold, flu, allergies and so on. When these foreign substances enter our body our immune system in the process of defeating them worsens psoriasis condition. People in winter also takes hot water shower, hot water removes moisture from skin and makes it dry. Most of the people Drink comparatively less water which further leads to dehydration and the skin loses its moisture.
In order to get through this people need to keep their skin moisturized and also use warm water for shower instead of hot water. Drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated and also most importantly manage your stress.

Homeopathy Treatment for Psoriasis

Homeopathy Treatment for Psoriasis works by treating immune disorders. Psoriasis treatment in homeopathy is prescribed based on the symptoms, type of psoriasis, family history and individualization theory. Homeopathy uses natural remedies to treat psoriasis disorders which are safe, non toxic and suitable to all age groups. Homeopathy treatment for psoriasis not just focuses on controlling symptoms of psoriasis but focuses on overall wellbeing. Homeopathic remedies for psoriasis are extracted from plants, vegetables and other natural minerals which have no side effects. Homeopathy doctors along with treatment also provide few psoriasis prevention tips which helps in quick recovery.
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