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Are there alternative treatments for scalp psoriasis?

There are a few alternative treatments for scalp psoriasis that may help relieve symptoms, though none have been proven to be completely effective. Fish oil supplements help relieve inflammation. Creams or lotions that contain aloe vera or capsaicin (the chemical that makes peppers spicy) may help treat symptoms like itchiness and redness. You may want to use special shampoos or conditioners, if it helps. Also, follow good general health habits: Avoiding smoking or drinking excessive alcohol may help reduce symptoms of scalp psoriasis.

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