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What has caused the Psoriasis epidemic

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posted on Apr, 29 2019 @ 11:19 PM
a reply to: Phage

My nephew is 24, he just doesn't understand the physical and mental benefits of getting outside and breaking a sweat. Xbox Ipad repeat. I am 39 and somewhat of a crossbreed. I remember rotary phones and being kicked out of the house to go "play"
Ten of my friends building rival forts and fighting each other with stones and bottle rockets. Back when people fought with fists..not Facebook wars. I also remember receiving the original Nintendo when I was 7 or 8, and playing it until pops hid it on me and told me to go outside and find something to do, for better or worse. I guess skin conditions such as Psoriasis can be linked to many things, Genetics,Diet,Food. I just can't believe the amount of people I know that have it to some degree, smells off Phage

posted on Apr, 29 2019 @ 11:22 PM
a reply to: Phage

What is she on? He's on Otezla , so far nothing. They did say it could take 4-6 months

And yes Stress..He is Homosexual and me and my brother are the only ones who know.

That has got to be a killer, he wants to "come out" but his father.....
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posted on Apr, 29 2019 @ 11:25 PM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

I don't know. She's my ex.

posted on Apr, 29 2019 @ 11:26 PM
a reply to: Phage

Well give her a call! what could possibly go wrong

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:10 AM
I get mine in patches on my legs and when it hits it about drives me bug#,so I can only imagine what he is going through.

Coconut oil topically is very good at knocking down the itch and dry patches, might consider checking out anti-inflammatory foods or herbs I love tumeric and cherry juice for example to take orally. Also possibly CBD for a calming effect. atments/psoriasis/ss/slideshow-home-remedies-for-psoriasis

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:15 AM
a reply to: AgarthaSeed

Well what ever it is you said yourself its been around for millennia.
Obviously ... most people do not have psoriasis.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:16 AM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

Phew..... thats good cuz although my symptoms are caused by drug use its not an illegal street drug but something I can buy at Walgreens.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:39 AM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

After my ex had her second child she was implanted with implant in her arm that where supposed to keep her from getting pregnant for five years it caused her to grow a mustache and caused her to break out in psoriasis from head to toe after dating her I got some around my mouth so I keep a beard to hide it I think it's a purposely done thing the big pharm are doing to sell drugs and special shampoo which I will not use.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:45 AM
Way I understand it from a doctor friend is psoriasis is your immune system getting triggered by something in the environment you are in that causes a rapid growth of skin cells and the shedding of the ones that are being irritated which causes the dry flakey mess . And he to did not understand what was causing so many people to develop it at same time. But he is not a dermatologist he is an ob.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:48 AM

originally posted by: Nyiah

originally posted by: netwarrior
@Nyiah try that hippie soap I mentioned. My girlfriend swears by it when her skin is really angry. She gets the rosacea butterfly that you describe too.

I've seen Dr Bronners stuff in Target, I think I'll pick up a bottle next time we're over that way. I wonder if t's the soap type, or the peppermint in it that helps? I'm germinating spearmint and peppermint seeds for teas (one of my kids is a tea freak) I wonder if down the road at leaf harvest time a simple rinse with steeped leaves would be as helpful?

I think it's the soap. It's based on vegetable oils and not animal fats, apparently. It makes sense because back in the late 80s/early 90s my parents made me use Murphy's Oil Soap because they heard from someone that it worked well for psoriasis. It did, but it also made such a horrible mess of the bathtub/shower that I refused to use it because it was another 30 minutes worth of work to clean out the tub.

On my next bottle i'm going to order the lavender hemp variety and if it works as well I'll tell you.

They aren't lying on the bottle when it says it works for everything. Working on a car? Gojo pumice has *nothing* on this stuff.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 08:49 AM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

As I'm sure others have pointed out by now, its an autoimmune disease, which means our (collectively) bodies are recognizing something as dangerous/toxic that wasn't around before.

My belief is that its something(s) that are consumed regularly. It could be that the thing itself isn't actually toxic, but the body now recognizes it as a toxin.

For example, if the body frequently encounters a dangerous neurotoxin in the presence of soy protein, the soy itself may signal as a warning sign, sending the immune system into overdrive.

Humira and the like work by decimating the immune system, which is why side effects include illnesses normally kept at bay by a healthy immune system, including cancer. It seems like a recipe for disaster.

I feel for the people tortured by this and other autoimmune diseases.

Humira is the most profitable drug on the planet right now. If it wasn'tbeing used to relieve so many people of their ailments, we would probably think of it as the perfect first stage of biological warfare.

I don't know the solution, or exact cause, but I expect if sufferers of these various autoimmune diseases were to go somewhere where they could live "clean and natural", a great deal would be cured.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 09:10 AM
Some members of my family have psoriasis and one of the main reasons for flareups may be due to frequent and hot showers/baths and the use of products with perfumes and chemicals. The advice in the source posted below matches exactly what I was taught in my college skin care course. It is worth experimenting to see if these may be the problem.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 11:28 AM
I actually remember very specifically the trigger event. I was in my thirties and doing some DIY in the kitchen, dealing with some nasty old plaster from the wall behind a cabinet I had just removed. I hadn't swept up quite as well as I thought and knelt down, resulting in a piece of that plaster giving me a nasty cut on the knee. Within a few days it started from the knee and over time just spread out.

Thankfully it's just my lower legs but the shame is that I used to have such damn sexy legs!

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 12:48 PM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

I've had psoriasis since probably the fifth grade. I had tonsillitis and within a week, I believe, my little red bumps started coming out. Growing up I've noticed what helps and what doesn't.

Diet has a lot to do with it. Excessive amounts of milk from cows seems to make it worse. Painfully worse, especially on my scalp. A week of Captain crunch binge usually results in a month of pain. I haven't tried non dairy substitutes because I find it's better for me to just drink mostly water anyway. I find that the more balanced my diet is with less processed food, for whatever reason; lessens my symptoms. Interestingly cheese doesn't seem to make it much worse but I try to stay pretty moderate with that as well.

Sun helps as does low altitudes. Going to the beach seems to really be my summer cure and luckily it's within a mile. Not as easy for everyone. I think it has now to do with sun exposure than salt water. I've tried salt baths when I didn't live by the beach and it didn't really help. Same with a pool. It may help a little to swim but I think the sun is really the big help.

I noticed altitude when I first really left the mountains and spent a summer in fort Benning. My skin was as clear as it ever was (asthma symptoms also disappeared with the oxygen rich air). The longer I spend in any mountainous area the worse my psoriasis gets. Probably due to the dryness.

T-gel. It's a godsend. Lather up and let sit. It says it's a shampoo but I use it as a body wash as well. Be careful though because if you are going to be getting sun I wouldn't use it. It'll help the sun burn you. Make sure to let it sit. Don't just put on and rinse. They make coal tar ointments that can help with the itchy pain as well.

Chemical free soaps. I switched to Amish soaps a few years back and my skin has responded. I don't use any chemical soap besides the Tgel when I have an unusually strong outburst of psoriasis.

There's no answers until the government starts investing in the questions. For the amount of people with a firm of psoriasis there doesn't seem to be any hurry to find an answer. Maybe they already have an idea as to why and that answer may be hurtful to some industry somewhere.
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posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 02:58 PM

originally posted by: Sabrechucker
a reply to: stosh64

I just realized...he has lived within 5 miles, of a long controversial chemical plant by the Niagara River that just recently closed, His entire life

lots of nasty places all over this area. You should have smelled the chemicals along Buffalo Avenue back in the 70's, my God.

But there are some really awesome places too. I thank God I grew up out in the country here, its beautiful.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 03:08 PM
A "biologic" as someone already mentioned one named Humira. There are a few of them available.

Poor kid needs to break the cycle with a heavy hitter.

Sunlight/UV therapy works well but if his is that severe, he likely needs one of the biologic medicines now available.

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 04:03 PM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

Go wheat free one month, I'm not joking this cured my daughters

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 04:43 PM

originally posted by: canuckster
a reply to: Sabrechucker

Go wheat free one month, I'm not joking this cured my daughters

In general, trying process of elimination can be helpful for any auto-immune / allergy. It can be tough to pinpoint though, but if you think you've eliminated the trigger, you stick with it long enough to be sure there wasn't something concurrent.

Unfortunately, it may not work in all cases, or could be "trigger is X, but only in the presence of Y."

posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 06:09 PM
Sorry for my english, I saw your post and joined just to share this. I hope it helps. Please give it a chance, there is a big campaign against this type of information and it can easily fall as nonsense. Don't kill the messenger, just try, there is nothing to lose. TL;DR: Search the work of Dr. Hamer. Enric Corbera.

“La enfermedad es el esfuerzo que hace la naturaleza para sanar al hombre”
“Illnes is Nature's effort to heal the man”
Dr. Carl Jung

“No hay que luchar contra ella, sino integrarla, comprenderla y trascenderla”
"There is no need to fight against it, but to integrate, comprehend and trascend it"
Dr. Christian Fleche.

What "they" did best, was to strip from the minds of people the trust in themselves. Trust in our bodies, trust in nature, trust between us. Nothing reaches you if it is not for your learning and betterment.

More often than not, you can decipher the meaning of your illnesses and wounds with some questions. When did it start? What were you thinking about? How was your emotional environment at that moment?

Life is a journey to express ourselves. Culture can add filters and blockages to that expresion. Homosexuality often comes with rejection. When your family rejects you it can be tough to accept yourself. Psoriasis appears to show your extreme rejection of you. Your thoughts, actions, feelings. Those are things you learn, and if you are with people who teaches you to reject yourself, your whole being will shout against that. Truth is what we all pursue. Everything that denies truth, by whatever reason for, decays, falls ill, corrupts, twists, feels uncomfortable. If you feel that something is off, that is the greatest guide for you to follow truth.

“We should not try to ‘get rid’ of a neurosis, but rather to experience what it means, what it has to teach, what its purpose is. We should even learn to be thankful for it, otherwise we pass it by and miss the opportunity of getting to know ourselves as we really are. A neurosis is truly removed only when it has removed the false attitude of the ego. We do not cure it – it cures us. A person is ill, but the illness is nature’s attempt to heal the person. From the illness itself we can learn so much for our recovery, and what the neurotic flings away as absolutely worthless contains the true gold we should never have found elsewhere.”

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posted on May, 1 2019 @ 06:56 AM
a reply to: Sabrechucker

I believe psoriasis is being caused from compromised immune systems as result of a nutrient deficiency.

I had psoriasis in and off for years and still occasionally battle with it. Several years back it was covering my face - under my beard and along side of nose. I had tried all the meds and creams and nothing eliminated rash.

Eventually a knowledgeable doctor friend of mine suggested juicing vegetables- long story short, I juiced kale, cpl # of carrots and couple apples 2x a day. After 5 days the psoriasis vanished and most never returned.

Diet is everything ! Our lack of quality fruits and veggies having been replaced with multi pound slabs of cooked beef I
Believe is cause to a lot of common disease and ailments.

Tell your nephew to buy a 50$ juicer and go buy 10 lb of
Baby carrots , as much kale as you can handle and some crisp apples for flavor and report back to me once symptoms clear.



By the way. I read ATS almost daily for almost a decade and never bothered to create account. Alas , it took psoriasis to pull me into the pond. Thanks psoriasis....

Good day !

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