It is a common skin disorder that makes raised, reddish, often scaly patches.It can pop up as a single patch or several, and can even affect entire scalp.It can also spread to forehead, the back of neck, or behind ears.
Psoriasis can appear anywhere on the skin, but your scalp is one of the most common spots.Scalp psoriasis can range from mild Small, red, rash-like bumps to severe thick, scaly plaques.
Scalp psoriasis can cause uncomfortable burning and itching, as well as severe dandruff.Scalp psoriasis can cause uncomfortable burning and itching, as well as severe dandruff.Scalp psoriasis can cause redness, itching,uncomfortable burning, dryness and severe dandruff.
They can be mild and cover a small area, or severe and cover the entire scalp.
They can even extend onto the forehead or the back of the neck. Scalp psoriasis can be mild and almost unnoticeable. But it can also be severe, last a long time, and cause thick, crusted sores
In very severe cases there may be some temporary mild localised hair loss, but scalp psoriasis does not cause permanent balding. Psoriasis make the scalp feel tight and occasionally cause soreness, especially if there are cracks in the skin
Other skin disorders, such as seborrheic dermatitis, may look similar to psoriasis. However, scalp psoriasis appears powdery with a silvery sheen, while seborrheic dermatitis appears yellowish and greasy.
The condition is common in babies and is referred to as cradle cap. The patches associated with seborrheic dermatitis tend to look greasy or moist, while with scalp psoriasis, the patches are scaly and dry.
Although it is a common condition, the cause of scalp psoriasis is not fully understood, but is related to genetic defects that affect certain parts of the immune system.
People who have a family member with the condition have an increased risk of developing scalp psoriasis.
Immune System Causes of Psoriasis
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, scalp psoriasis appears to develop when the immune system sends the wrong signals to the body. Normally, new cell formation on the scalp may take weeks.But the faulty signals cause cells to form within days.
Due to increased cell production, it is difficult for the body to shed the excess cells. The skin cells build up on the surface of the scalp and they form scaly patches.
There are some environmental risk factors that trigger its initial development in genetically predisposed individuals.
The severe emotional stress also risk factor of psoriasis
Infections caused by bacteria or viruses can cause a psoriasis flare.
Low calcium levels have been reported as a psoriasis triggers
Exposure to direct sunlight, which usually occurs during summers, often improves the rash of psoriasis, but rash is worse during cold days in winter
An injury to the skin, such as a burn, cut, or bruise, can trigger psoriasis symptoms.
It may be difficult to prevent the condition. But treating the condition as soon as symptoms appear may prevent it from becoming worse.
Do yoga, pranayama & meditation regularly to keep you away from stress
Take diet properly that’s high in fruits and vegetables
Take care of your skin and scalp. Make sure that the scalp is not allowed to become too dry. Scalp should be clean
Avoid over use brushes on the scalp, comb your hair gently.
We at Dr Aditi’s Clinic provide homeopathic treatment for Scalp psoriasis. Homeopathic treatment based on research studies. Our goal is to give best possible results to our each & every patients without any side effects.
What we do for Scalp psoriasis.
In homeopathy scalp psoriasis can treat from its root if you take treatment earlier or it can be prevent successfully.
The homeopathic medicine is completely natural & safe, they do not suppress this condition, but it can remove the cause of this inflammation. Once the cause is removed the symptoms disappears by it self & scalp starts looking normal.
Along with homeopathic medicine ,we offer laser therapy for scalp psoriasis which aids to remove dandruff & itching and prevent hair loss.
We also offer best homeopathic mother tinctures that can be apply externally to prevent psoriasis of scalp.
We offer Special Stress management therapy for patients who suffer from scalp psoriasis.