Plaque psoriasis can occur at any age, on any part of the body with some cases being worse than others. It is often mistaken for other skin diseases, such as eczema or dermatitis but it's important to know that plaque psoriasis is a disorder of the immune system.
By getting adjusted your body will have a healthier immune system and a better functioning nervous system. Removing the nerve pressure with a specific adjustment will allow the body to function normally. When the nervous system is functioning normally so are the adrenal glands which help to reduce inflammation within the body by controlling cortisol levels. Adding chiropractic care to your routine as well as changes to diet and lifestyles may help with psoriasis.
A few recommendations to help decrease the frequency and severity of attacks include avoiding foods with the color red, fruit juices, bread products, and beer. Other suggestions are to avoid using detergents and sunscreens that contain perfumes, dyes, or other preservatives that irritate the skin. Supplements that support healthy skin are Omega-3 oils, vitamin A, C, E, and Standard Process products: USF Ointment, Livaplex, CataplexE, CataplexACP, and Dermatrophin.