World Psoriasis Day History Symptoms and Treatment

Every year on October 29th, World Psoriasis Day honors those with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness and improve access to treatment. 125 million people worldwide suffer from psoriasis. In the United States, more than 8 million Americans suffer from this disease. As many as 30% of people with psoriasis have psoriatic arthritis.

What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a common skin disease that accelerates the life cycle of skin cells causing them to accumulate quickly on the surface. Excess skin cells form scales and red patches, which can be itchy and sometimes painful. Psoriasis is a chronic disease that often comes and goes.

History World Psoriasis Day

The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) has established World Psoriasis Day to honor those with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. It has been celebrated on October 29th for more than ten years. Doctors and patients have misunderstood psoriasis or for centuries. Although the most respected medical scientists in ancient times were able to isolate symptoms, they were still confused. By adding tar to the mixture, Hippocrates eventually replaced superstition with knowledge of the treatment of skin diseases. (However, he also prescribed topical arsenic. This condition is often mixed with skin diseases that are considered contagious, leading to confusion with leprosy (attributed to the Old Testament) and its accompanying social stigma. Officials in medieval Europe forced psoriasis patients to ring the clapboard to warn others of their arrival.

Causes of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a type of common and chronic skin disease. It shows dirty scaly spots, which may turn reddish or bleed slightly after rising. The prevalence of this disease is increasing day by day in Bangladesh as well as all over the world.

Causes :

  • The root cause of the disease is not yet known in detail.
  • However, if there is someone in the family, it is more likely to happen.
  • Psoriasis can be caused by recurrent throat infections, sun exposure, certain medications, stress, physical injury, etc.
  • Psoriasis is not a contagious or contagious disease.

Is this disease very serious?

Psoriasis is not a serious life-threatening disease. However, the severity of this disease can be different. In most cases, a few fibrous spots appear on the skin.
This disease can affect nails and knots. Rarely can it manifest in acute form all over the body for various reasons?
At present, there are various advanced medical measures to cure the symptoms of this disease.

Is Psoriasis a curable disorder?

No, so far it is not a completely curable disease. This disease can happen again after recovery. However, in most cases, it is possible to reduce the symptoms. And it is possible to stay healthy in the long run if the cause of the disease can be removed or suppressed for sure.

Harmful foods for psoriasis patients

Yes, some foods increase the risk of psoriasis. Such as beef, mutton, red meat, pickled fruits, extra oily foods, foods with extra sugar and spices, all kinds of fast food, smoking, drinking, and Jorda. These should be completely eliminated.

Beneficial foods for psoriasis patients

Marine fish, sweet potatoes, broccoli, spinach, cabbage.

Treatment of Psoriasis
Treatment of Psoriasis

Which drugs cause psoriasis?

Prednisolone, Betnelan, Oradexon, Inj.Triamcinolone Acetonide, Hypertension Medication Betablocer, A C E Inhibitor, Terbinafin,

Blood fat lowering drugs, NSAIDs for pain, lithium, malaria drugs increase psoriasis. So do not take the above medicine without the advice of a dermatologist.

Patient Advice

  • Psoriasis increases on dry skin, regular moisturizer should be used to keep the skin moist.
  • Beware of excessive sunlight, but keep psoriasis-prone skin exposed to sunlight for a short period of time.
  • Do not rub the skin too much during bathing.
  • Stay away from anxiety, anger, stress.
  • Take the medicine regularly as prescribed and do not stop the medicine without the advice of the doctor. Consult a doctor immediately if you experience any side effects.

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