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Cyclosporine For Psoriasis

Psoriasis Systemic Drug Treatments Oral medications are usually reserved for those who have severe forms of psoriasis (more than 20 percent of the body covered). Powerful drugs are prescribed for those who complain to their doctor about a significantly reduced quality of life, for example when serious psoriasis of the palms or soles of the feet prevents a person from living a normal life. They… Read More »Cyclosporine For Psoriasis

Topical Treatments For Psoriasis

  Psoriasis Skin Treatments For Moderate To Severe Psoriasis Coal Tar Coal tar and pine tar have been used for many years for psoriasis, it is an old therapy dating back to the 1920’s. Tar preparations are generally most useful for scalp psoriasis and chronic plaque form of psoriasis. It works by way of reducing the itching and inflammation, helping to thin down the rough… Read More »Topical Treatments For Psoriasis

Side Effects Of Conventional Psoriasis Drug Treatments

Around a third of psoriasis patients surveyed who have mild psoriasis said that they relied on topical (skin) treatments alone, because they had discovered that these kind of treatments had the fewest side effects, or that their psoriasis wasn’t severe enough to take a drug regularly, or that their doctor wasn’t interested in prescribing any further treatment. One third of the 5,604 psoriasis patients surveyed… Read More »Side Effects Of Conventional Psoriasis Drug Treatments

Psoriasis Patients Are Unhappy With Conventional Treatment

Did you know that half of all psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients are currently dissatisfied with their conventional medical treatments? Here are the results of this 2013 study1, published in the prestigious JAMA Dermatology journal: “While various treatment modalities are available for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, widespread treatment dissatisfaction exists”. This most recent study discovered that many psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients living in America… Read More »Psoriasis Patients Are Unhappy With Conventional Treatment