Complementary and alternative

This topic is for discussions on diverse medical and health care practices and products related to psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis considered to be complementary or alternative treatments. Appropriate CAM topics include diet and supplement discussions, natural healing and healthy living practices.

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Give up Sugar and Heal Psoriasis!

  • By misty714 · New reply 12:23 am
  • 731 replies
  • Hi! I am Misty Lavender and I have posted here before when I was about to try Humira to rid myself of this horrible psoriasis on my legs! While waiting to be accepted into the Humira program and waiting ...

Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy

  • By OasisRips · New reply yesterday at 9:52 pm
  • 8 replies
  • Hi everyone, I came across these two obscure studies and just wondered what your thoughts were? Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy with a Lymphopoietic Ti-lipid Spinal Cord Factor Simulating ...

Don't want to count my chickens but...

  • By suzieh1957 · New reply yesterday at 8:51 pm
  • 38 replies
  • I have been reading with great interest all the posts/comments regarding Diet and Psoriasis. Having suffered with Psoriasis for well over 30 years I had really given up all hope of clearing until I came ...

BLack Seed Oil -Nigella Sativa

  • By Magkennedy · New reply yesterday at 7:21 pm
  • 1 reply
  • Friends, This was so ridiculous that I had to share, and I hope that you will help me fight it. Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a ...

Apple Cider Vinegar

  • By dcwilbert · New reply yesterday at 7:01 pm
  • 17 replies
  • I've heard that drinking 1-2 TBSP of apple cider vinegar in water in the morning can help with psoriasis. Does anyone have any experience with this regimen? Or, does anyone have any other (non-medication ...

Behavioral immunosuppression in humans

  • By susan55555 · New reply yesterday at 12:44 pm
  • 1 reply
  • .full Conditioned immunosuppression also ameliorated the progression of the disease in animal models of contact sensitivity (11)⇓, lupus (14)⇓, and rheumatoid ...

BLack Seed Oil -Nigella Sativa

  • By Magkennedy · Posted yesterday at 8:17 am
  • 0 replies
  • Friends, This was so ridiculous that I had to share, and I hope that you will help me fight it. Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a ...

Intestinal issues after adding gluten back in?

  • By junebug44 · New reply yesterday at 12:21 am
  • 3 replies
  • I've been slowly adding foods back into my diet after hitting a plateau with my psoriasis. I have determined that dairy is a major issue for me, but wanted to see what would happen if I ate some gluten ...

Day 4 of my juice fast...

  • By Jaywalker23 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • 45 replies
  • Hey everyone. Just reached day 4 of my juice fast and I have a few questions for anyone who has experienced a juice fast before and if my body is responding normally. I have read others posts about juicing ...

If you use Black Seed Oil, get in here :)!

  • By mikefranks · New reply April 18, 2014
  • 36 replies
  • Hey I've just bought a bottle of BSO, it should be here soon. Got any suggestions on how to use it, diet changes etc? Also, if you used it, when did you start and do you still have relief from it? And ...

I'm 90 percent clear

  • By Joy710 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • 54 replies
  • Hi. I have had psoriasis for 2 and a half years. 3 weeks ago I read john paganos book "healing psoriasis ". I am 90% clear!!! I followed his diet and it worked. I am showing everyone my legs. I will never ...

black seed

  • By singleinkc41 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • I want to try black seed oil and have been reading up on it and I hear alot about THC well that's what's in weed I know this is kinda paranoid but I drive for a liveing.they test me on a regular basis ...

Black Seed Oil, Glutathione and THC based homemade ointment quick clearing

  • By matter2003 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 50 replies
  • OK, its been a while since I posted anything. My last post was regarding how Black Seed Oil was a Miracle Gift From God. I still most definitely feel that way. However, I have added a few things that ...

Glycerin hypothesis

  • By BrianFH · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 1039 replies
  • ** Originally posted by BrianH ** This (NPF) resource of contact and information is hugely valuable and a great mine of information. As a result of reading and feedback and direct contact with members ...

AIP diet

  • By nays · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • Hi all, I developed guttate psoriasis four months ago, following an insect bite which I presume was the trigger. I figured it would clear up by itself, but nope, it got worse; I've got spots from head ...

What diet can work for psoriasis

  • By annejc · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • hello everyone I am Anne 20. I was diagnosed that I have Psoriasis 7 years ago. I ve tried MTX but i cannot take the many side effects. I dont take oral medications now. What type of medication can you ...

Chi kung

  • By manjushri · Posted April 14, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I am a qualified pharmacist and can say that modern treatment in the uk of psoriasis is not very sucessful.The diet route has had some results, if I eat sugar I get flare up.The best results I had were ...

great success with AIP and rheumatoid arthritis

  • By Lazza · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • y-experience-with-the-paleo-autoimmune-p rotocol/ This woman does a stellar job in chronicling changes to her RA as a result of dietary modifications. I hope her ...

Has anyone read the book "The China Study" ?

  • By kelly-o · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • This is the first time I have actually started a discussion. I am so sick of being "sick and tired" that I have decided I need to alter my diet even more. Just curious if anyone has read the book, and ...

Healing Guttate Psoriasis eliminating foods and the right supplements

  • By TENroberts · New reply April 12, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • My name is Emily, I have had Guttate Poriasis for 3 years and have tried everything!! I have felt so sick and also very self conscious of it like most people. I finally started seeing a naturopathic Dr ...

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