I am 45 years old and have been suffering with Psoriasis since 5 years. I used various applications but they have not worked. Can Homeopathy help?
Psoriasis is a condition which is expressed at the level of the skin but it’s an autoimmune condition causing the lower layer of the skin to appear faster than it is supposed to, which causes itching and scaly exfoliation of the skin.
It can generally start with one spot and then spreads to various parts of the body and scalp.
There are various types of psoriasis from the common plaque psoriasis where only the skin is involved to psoriatic arthritis where even small joints get inflamed and are painful along with the skin issue.
Tropical application with cortisone is not the solution for this condition on long term basis. Yes it will disappear and get suppressed but generally reappears and is often more severe than before.
Homeopathy understands and treats this more at the level of the individual constitutionally and holistically as compared to being a skin issue.
Gut health is also an important part in treating this auto immune condition
Very often the causative triggers are emotional factors like grief, fear, stress, death in family, financial loss, loss of job, etc.
Homeopathic treatment could be required from few months to a couple of years depending on the duration and severity of the condition.
There is no single remedy which I can mention that could help all people with psoriasis as Homeopathy is based on individualization and the remedy is selected after a detailed examination of the patient's history.
It is very important to consult a qualified, licensed and experienced Homeopath.