When someone is diagnosed with Psoriasis, the immediate thought that comes to mind is that by applying ointments and intake of some pills will cure psoriasis. As time passes one experience the reoccurance of the symptoms and appearance of new psoriatic lesions makes the person to get frustrated and infuriated. Changing doctors and trying different medications provides only a short relief and this cycle continues along with gradual increase in severity of psoriasis.
As time passes, psoriasis patients gradually become aware that psoriasis can not be cured permanently with medications. One experiences various triggering factors that influence psoriasis and at this time patients are well informed about psoriasis through doctors and other available resources.
Though the medical professionals have explained in detail the problem, psoriasis patients still keep search everything under the sun for the magic to happen. So the question arises why the topical application work sometimes and not? To understand this, we should understand the mechanism of how Psoriasis starts.
Though medical science is unable to explain Psoriasis’sPsoriasis’s exact mechanism, it is considered T-Cell mediated chronic inflammatory disorder of the skin. Psoriasis is a disease caused by multifactorial reasons impacted by genetic, genomic, and immune contributions triggered by environmental factors.
Our body’s immune system has a vital role in keeping us healthy by destroying foreign substances such as bacteria, viruses, etc. which leads to the initiation of health problems. In an autoimmune disorder, instead of fighting against foreign substances, the immune system starts fighting against our own body by losing its differentiating capacity of self and nonself.
The change in immune mechanism results in the initiation of severe health problems, called autoimmune disorders, and Psoriasis is considered one among them. The normal skin has a lifespan of 2 to 4 weeks, wherein psoriasis it is reduced to a few days. An immune malfunction in people with psoriasis isn’t entirely clear, although researchers think genetic and environmental factors play a role. The question is, what makes the immune system of our body malfunction? We can list so many factors which are collectively responsible for disturbing the physiology of the body. The following has a vital role in healthy skin:
- Environmental factors
When these factors get contaminated or the toxins produced inside the body, due to various reasons they starts disturbing the body’s physiology. Skin becomes the site of expression of these disturbances. One who observes these changes and corrects them initially will have the chance to prevent the disease’s disease’s further aggravation. These altered chemicals not only results in Psoriasis but also leads to other health issues. So in many psoriasis patients the external applications can manage psoriasis and do not cure psoriasis permanently. It is essential to correct the factors that cause the immune malfunction to find a cure for psoriasis.
Finding a permanent cure for psoriasis is still a question for the medical fraternity and scientists are trying to decode the mechanisms of psoriasis and immune functions to find a cure for psoriasis. The latest advancement in research is hopeful to find a cure for psoriasis in nearfuture.
Ayurvedic treatments for psoriasis helps to identify the root cause and helps to correct them. According to ayurveda imbalance of three doshas in the body (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) cause diseases and bringing the balance in them leads to health. The right food habits, life style are the most important factors in treating psoriasis. Detoxification procedures like panchakarma helps to eliminate accumulated toxins from the body so that medications work effectively to get faster results. Preventive medications are also given to prevent the reoccurance of the disease.
Psoriasis is a multifactorial disorder characterised by inflammatory skin and joint manifestation. The exact mechanism of psoriasis has not been completely understood. Due to recurring nature of psoriasis, duration of therapy, sideeffects of the drugs psoriasis remains a cause for concern for patient, family doctor alike. Though there is no permanent cure for psoriasis it can be managed by various topical therapy, phototherapy, systemic therapy, biologicals etc. Ayurvedic treatments are most sought out therapy in treating psoriasis and they are considered as a safe natural way of treatment that can help psoriasis patients to live a healthy life.