Alternative treatment is one method to treat psoriasis. These alternative methods are based on pain management as well as it prevents occurrence of further lesions. Exercise is the most popular alternative treatment methods.
Most people think that exercise can aggravate their problem or flare it up. They also feel uncomfortable with the idea of exercising in public places like park. In spite of all these fears regarding exercise it has proven itself helpful for psoriasis sufferers.
Exercise can control the outbreak of psoriasis as discovered at the dermatology division at Baylor University Medical Center. Here is the reason: you can control your weight with exercise. Weight can have impact on psoriasis. According to observation people suffering from psoriasis are seven percent heavier as compared to the ones without psoriasis.
However, the link between this is still not clear according to doctors and so are the causes of psoriasis. Obesity mostly gives rise to chronic inflammation which further makes psoriasis worse.
Obesity occurs when a person has excessive body fat. This is not like being overweight, as an overweight person may become overweight because of water intake, bones, muscle, or fat. On the other hand, obese individual is overweight because of too much fat.
Moreover, more fat cells are produced by your body and this happens due to a response to rise in inflammation which can makes it difficult to control weight. If you want get rid of obesity then simply bring changes in your lifestyle. By changing your eating habits and by exercising regularly, you are helping in treating psoriasis indirectly.
Do not change your eating habits without consulting a dietician or a health care practitioner. Keep in mind that if you lose too much weight suddenly then you may regain it.
If you take assistance of a professional then it is easy to enjoy a safe new plan of eating. Trying extreme diets may not help as our body needs sufficient minerals or vitamins. Moreover, it is important to learn stress management.
When you start exercising initially it can give rise to flare ups temporarily and this happens due to sweating and friction. This increased flare up due to exercise can be prevented by wearing loose clothes while exercising. Taking a gentle shower in which scrubbing must be avoided. Before working always apply petroleum jelly or sweat-absorbent powder to irritated parts. Apply topical medicine when you notice starting of flare up.
Psoriasis patients must keep on looking for ways to cure their problem and must not give up at any cost.