Alternative Medicine Australia: Alternative Doctors in Australia: Your Health
Alternative medicine in Australia - Your Health are located in Australia are a group of alternative / holistic doctors. They are the leaders in integrative medicine providing the optimal blend of natural / alternative medicine and tradition medical treatment. Your Health are a team of alternative doctors and practitioners of holistic, natural medicine in Australia. Providing alternative natural treatments in Australia Natural herbal treatment information for a range of illnesses and disorders. Herb Library - Information on natural medicine and herbs Useful Alternative and Natural Medicine Resources in Australia Contact Your Health - Doctors in Australia providing natural and alternative medicine treatment.
Alternative and natural treatment for Psoriasis in Australia - Your Health are located in Australia are a group of alternative / holistic doctors providing natural, holistic treatment for Psoriasis in Australia.
   
Psoriasis
 
Standard Definition

Psoriasis is a skin disease that produces raised, reddish pink lesions covered with silvery, opaque scales and well-defined borders. A dermatologist should be consulted to confirm the diagnosis of psoriasis.

 
 
Underlying Disruption in Function

In psoriasis, inflammation and cell proliferation is excessive. Many factors can stimulate this cell turnover and inflammation, including stress, alcohol, gut flora imbalance and dietary allergens. Skin disease also often indicates a need for detoxification, especially via the liver, bowel and kidneys.

 
 
Possible Causes, Triggers & Exacerbating Factors
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Alcohol
  • Stress
  • Food allergy and sensitivity
  • Immune system dysfunction
  • Skin infection
  • Certain drugs
  • Obesity
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
 
 
Common Signs & Symptoms
  • Raised skin lesions, deep pink with red borders and silvery surface scales; may be itchy and painful
  • Blisters oozing pus in some cases
  • Pitted, discoloured, and possibly thickened fingernails and/or toenails; may be separated from underlying skin
  • Joint pain in some cases
 
 
Links & Other Information

Contact YourHealth for referenced material regarding this condition, any of the diagnostic tests or therapies mentioned.

 

« Contact your local YourHealth Centre to discuss possible treatment with a practitioner

« Back to Health Conditions

 

 
Your Health News - Information on natural therapy, alternative medicine treatments and other news at Your Health.
Free 10 min Health Check
at Your Health Manly with Anna Guz until 30th April 17.......