- Q Are there alternative treatments for psoriasis?
There are a few alternative treatments for psoriasis that seem effective, but be sure to check with your doctor before beginning use. A cream made from chili peppers, capsaicin cream, is used by some to relieve symptoms. Rubbing aloe vera into skin may... Full Answer
- Q What are the alternative treatments for psoriasis?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyIf you need relief from the itch and pain of psoriasis, make a cayenne pepper paste. Simply add equal parts of cayenne powder to olive oil and apply with a spoon to the affected area for instant relief. Full Answer
- Q Why doesn't moisturizer seem to be helping my psoriasis?
A moisturizer may or may not help with your psoriasis, but you'll probably need some other form of treatment as well. That's why it is important to see your doctor about finding the best way to manage your condition. If you are using a moisturizer it is... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for psoriasis?
At this time there is no cure for psoriasis, but studies look at new options regularly. Recent studies have focused on what role genes play in psoriasis development. Identifying the cause would be a major step in creating a cure. It's also thought that... Full Answer
- Q Should I talk to my doctor about my psoriasis symptoms?
If you begin to display symptoms of psoriasis, it's probably in your best interest to talk to your doctor. Psoriasis isn't a life threatening condition, but it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. The good news is there are several treatment options... Full Answer