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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Unfounded Theories Chat

InigoMontoya
  • By InigoMontoya · New reply 3:44 pm
  • 139 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 ...

Psoriasis Cured in Biological Dietary Therapy

OasisRips
  • By OasisRips · New reply 2:15 pm
  • 27 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 ...

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

mikefranks
  • By mikefranks · New reply 1:09 pm
  • 39 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 ...

Day 4 of my juice fast...

Jaywalker23
  • By Jaywalker23 · New reply 9:14 am
  • 48 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 ...

D3

qse150
  • By qse150 · New reply 8:20 am
  • 1 reply
  • Anyone try this product before? How's the result? http://www.iherb.com/product-reviews/21s t-Century-Health-Care-D-2000-D3-Maximum- Strength-110-Tablets/37351/?p=1 ...

BLack Seed Oil -Nigella Sativa

Magkennedy
  • By Magkennedy · New reply 6:53 am
  • 14 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 ...

Complimentary and alternative modalities

GIEA
  • By GIEA · New reply 2:44 am
  • 41 replies
  • wondering if anyone has received any lasting pain relief from massage (what kind?) or any other "non-medicinal"....i'm getting discouraged here! the meds don't seem to be doing much....i've tried acupuncture ...

Apple Cider Vinegar

dcwilbert
  • By dcwilbert · New reply yesterday at 11:02 pm
  • 26 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 ...

I'm 90 percent clear

Joy710
  • By Joy710 · New reply yesterday at 8:34 am
  • 56 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 ...

Give up Sugar and Heal Psoriasis!

misty714
  • By misty714 · New reply yesterday at 6:58 am
  • 734 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 ...

AIP diet

nays
  • By nays · New reply yesterday at 6:04 am
  • 30 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 ...

Intestinal issues after adding gluten back in?

junebug44
  • By junebug44 · New reply yesterday at 1:48 am
  • 5 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 ...

Oil Pulling - any help for P or PSA?

Tawm
  • By Tawm · New reply yesterday at 12:12 am
  • 12 replies
  • Ahjensky (apologies if I mangled your name) posted an interesting explanation of "oil pulling" in a separate Alternatives thread. I have started it this morning, and would appreciate hearing from other ...

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

suzieh1957
  • By suzieh1957 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • 46 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 ...

Behavioral immunosuppression in humans

susan55555
  • By susan55555 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • http://www.fasebj.org/content/16/14/1869 .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

Magkennedy
  • By Magkennedy · Posted April 20, 2014
  • 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 ...

black seed

singleinkc41
  • 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

matter2003
  • 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

BrianFH
  • 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 ...

What diet can work for psoriasis

annejc
  • 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 ...

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