What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a very common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease, which occurs in 2% of people. Women and men are the same prone and the ages usually occurring are from 20 to 35 years old. The forms of psoriasis are many. The most common form is psoriasis, that is, common psoriasis. From studies that have taken place at times, it appears that both genetic and environmental factors are intertwined with the onset and progression of the disease. The inheritance of the disease only concerns the predisposition of the patient. Later, an environmental agent should activate it.
The patient is usually afflicted in areas such as thicker skin, such as knees, elbows, scalp, but also inter-articular joints of the hands. If the condition is triggered, there is no way to eliminate it, but it can only be maintained with proper recessive treatment. The treatment may be systemic or local depending on the patient’s image. Weight gain, smoking, and alcohol use should also be avoided.
Known factors for worsening psoriasis are stress or a trauma, such as sunburn. Conversely, if the patient continuously uses moisturizing products and is exposed to the sun after using sunscreen, his clinical image will improve significantly. Finally, psoriasis does NOT belong to communicable diseases!