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asking for a friend
in case anyone didn't get it
might have been a bit subtle
I'd say it was better than Silkcut11's joke, but not as good as Epimer's.
It depends on the type and the cause usually. I've heard that cutting out all sugar can help.
My friend that has it uses coal tar soap and sunbeds but doens't bother with the diet. it flares up now and again but she can't be arsed cutting stuff out of her diet.
i'm not friends with total idiots
But if it's really strong and affecting your friend's life quite badly, he should try asking to be referred to a dermatologist.
The GP's role is to do this, not to try to be a master of all trades. if it's that bad the friend should get a referral no problem.
You really are an obnoxious wee shite sometimes, especially when people are trying to help.
I'm not convinced diet helps. I spent a year doing my best to avoid all the foods that are supposed to affect psoriasis (tomatoes, aubergine, etc.) and it didn't get any better or worse.
That's only my experience though, there are stories of people making much bigger changes and seeing results. I've decided to eat what I like and have horrible flakey skin.
whats supposed to be good / bad?
i.e. take acidophilus and try to maintain healthy/ good bacteria.
dis you fucking turd berg
and at the moment all the time, when I'm not eating wheat and cut down on sugar it's much better. So maybe try that, the wheat thing though you need to not just eat less but none at all. It's tough at first but after a month or so you don't ever want anything wheaty/stodgy again really.
Personally, I have found that changes in diet make no difference at all.
idk. not getting it that much anymore.
Sometimes it itches like crazy when I'm frustrated.
My psoriatic arthritis is definitely worse during stressful times.
plus it came back a bit recently with my work-related stress.
I use this stuff that comes in a dripper bottle (I forget the name) which is the only treatment that has ever helped.
Works 100% better than pretty much everything else. Never found dietary changes to help, really.