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

  • By suzieh1957 · New reply yesterday at 7:51 pm
  • 14 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 ...

Glycerin hypothesis

  • By BrianFH · New reply yesterday at 6:29 pm
  • 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 yesterday at 5:51 pm
  • 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 ...

I'm 90 percent clear

  • By Joy710 · New reply yesterday at 5:24 pm
  • 37 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 ...

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

  • By mikefranks · New reply yesterday at 4:48 pm
  • 26 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 ...

black seed

  • By singleinkc41 · New reply yesterday at 8:34 am
  • 13 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 ...

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
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  • 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 ...

Give up Sugar and Heal Psoriasis!

  • By misty714 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 717 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 ...

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

  • By matter2003 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 49 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 ...

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 ...

Pagano Diet - Losing weight, no improvements

  • By ChuckBrown · New reply April 11, 2014
  • 22 replies
  • Hi All, This is my first post and I guess I'm writing to get some reassurance that there is light at the end of the tunnel. I've been on the Pagano Diet for 3 months now and I'm sticking well to it. Occasionally ...

Unfounded Theories Chat

  • By InigoMontoya · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 131 replies
  • Greetings fellow mutants. It's been lovely finding a group of similarly suffering folk to share with and take support from. A snippet of background to get the ball rolling, then: I'm 35, have had plaque ...

Healing the root cause of Psoriasis Naturally

  • By icuredmypsoriasis · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 86 replies
  • Hey guys-- I am here to tell my story on how I completely healed my Psoriasis through a combination of juice and water fasting for 30 days. I had severe scalp P for over 2 years, and tried every drug ...

Canary inthe Coal Mine

  • By Peterad · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • This year I began a diet and began to understand what was the cause of my inflammatory disease of psoriasis. I then came to understand that nightshades I was eating were tobaccos. All these diseases that ...

Feeling Blessed and relieved after 16 years.

  • By yasir786 · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • I have been reading various remedies for last 2 months rigorously on the internet and also on this forum. I happened to read about the black cumin seed oil and its stories of relieving P sufferers. Thus ...

colon/parasite cleanse

  • By bonnikay · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Has anyone had their psoriasis clear or at least improve as a result of a colon/parasite cleanse ...


  • By partybonkers · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 112 replies
  • What happened to the thread about Ginseng? Why was it terminated? People were having such good results. It also created a lot of interest from users of the forum. Please people who are using Ginseng ...

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