Dr Neetu Nicholas, Managing Director, House of Wellness Polyclinic

Dry skin is a prevalent dermatological concern affecting individuals across all age groups. Medically termed xerosis, it occurs when the skin lacks sufficient moisture, resulting in symptoms like flakiness, itching, and, in severe cases, cracking. While environmental factors such as low humidity and harsh weather can exacerbate dryness, genetic predispositions and underlying health conditions may also contribute.

However, for some, what begins as mild dryness can evolve into a more complex and chronic condition known as psoriasis. This transition signifies a deeper interplay of genetic, immune, and environmental factors, posing a significant challenge for those affected.

Understanding the causes, symptoms, and available treatments for both dry skin and psoriasis is crucial for effective management and improving quality of life. Ongoing research and advancements in homeopathic treatment offer hope for better outcomes and support for individuals living with psoriasis.

Homeopathy provides a holistic approach to psoriasis management, addressing not just the skin symptoms but also underlying imbalances. Treatment involves a comprehensive assessment of the individual’s physical, emotional, and mental state, with remedies tailored to their unique symptom profile. Lifestyle modifications, such as stress management, healthy diet, trigger avoidance and proper moisturization, play key roles in reducing flare-ups.

Beyond physical symptoms, psoriasis can profoundly impact an individual’s well-being, leading to self-consciousness, low self-esteem, and social isolation. The chronic nature of the condition can also cause emotional distress and anxiety.

By raising awareness, understanding the transition from dry skin to psoriasis, and implementing effective management strategies, individuals can navigate this journey with greater confidence and achieve relief from symptoms, enhancing their quality of life.

House of Wellness Polyclinic offers holistic healthcare catering to mind, body and soul. Services include general practitioner, homeopathic practitioner, physiotherapist, psychologist, and beauty therapist, ensuring comprehensive wellness solutions.

Dr Neetu Nicholas
Managing Director of House of Wellness Polyclinic
Al Barsha, Dubai, UAE
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