Psoriasis Is More Than Skin Deep

Psoriasis Is More Than Skin Deep

Have you considered that your Psoriasis could be connected to an existing or underlying health condition? The human body is a miraculous web of workings, and we are still learning how to connect the dots … or scales, whichever you prefer. Most people believe that psoriasis is a one dimensional conditional but according to sources there are many comorbidities that can greatly affect, worsen, and bring about the condition. Some may seem fairly obvious and others not so obvious. From the exterior everything may seem ok but it’s vital that we are looking after ourselves to protect our health and longevity.
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diabetes and insulin resistance
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Uveitis
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Fatty Liver disease
  • Lymphomas
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Chronis obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Erectile dysfunction

Poor lifestyle choices that force the body to respond with inflammation, has also been known to initiate a psoriasis break out.

  • Smoking
  • Alcoholism
  • Poor diet and obesity

Psoriasis at its core, is caused by chronic inflammation in the body. With a deeper understanding of the inner workings of Psoriasis and its linked comorbidities, we can better manage and treat this condition.

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