Psoriasis Treatment

Geetanjli Kansal (Also known as Anjli)

Psoriasis TreatmentShape


  • Diploma in Lifestyle and Nutrition
  • Diploma in Ayurveda & Panchakarma
  • Diploma in Ayurveda Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma in Integrated Yoga Therapy
Ayurvedic Psoriasis treatment in Cippenham
What Is The Definition Of Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a chronic disease related to the skin. Millions of people in the world are suffering from Psoriasis. It is rapidly built under the skin layer in the Skin cells. It is a bacterial infection that further leads to redness, itching, and scaly patches on the skin.


Define Psoriasis

A condition in which your skin cells start building rapidly, and the skin from different parts becomes reddish, itchy, and inflamed. Sometimes, people also notice rashes on the skin, and the skin is filled with ulcers. The physical and emotional life of the person becomes challenging. There are some effective treatment options for you, like topical creams, oral medications, and light therapies. The practitioner of the Ananta Ayurveda is known for the Ayurvedic Psoriasis treatment in Cippenham.

Causes of Psoriasis

There are different factors that are responsible for Psoriasis.


Genetics is the strongest component for so many health issues. Same as HIV and many other diseases, Psoriasis can also be transferred through genetics. If one and both parents have Psoriasis, then there is a high chance that their children will also suffer from psoriasis infection.

Immune System Dysfunction

Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the healthy skin cells by mistake. The T-type cells, which are a type of white blood cells, become overactive and trigger the inflammatory response. It further leads to the accelerated growth of skin cells.

Environmental Triggers

Some environmental factors can trigger or exacerbate the symptoms of Psoriasis. These common Triggers include stress, infections, skin injury, and the effect of certain medicines.

Inflammatory Pathways

Psoriasis is an abnormal activation of inflammatory pathways in the body. Inflammation contributes to redness, swelling, and scaling of the skin seen in Psoriasis.

Symptoms of the Psoriasis

Patients may feel some symptoms if they have the problem of Psoriasis.

Red Patches on the skin

The most common symptom of Psoriasis is red patches on the infected area. These patches are covered with Silvery white scales.

Itching and Discomfort

The skin area becomes itchy and causes discomfort. Scratching can worsen the condition, which can lead to the development of lesions.

Dry and Cracked skin

Psoriasis can be a reason for the skin to become dry and may lead to Cracking the fissures. The dryness is more in areas that are prone to movement, such as joints.

Thickened and pitted areas

Psoriasis can affect nails as well. It causes them to become thickened, pitted and ridged. Sometimes, the nails get separated from the nail bed.

Joint pain

Psoriasis is related to the type of arthritis. This type of arthritis is known as Psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis can cause joint pain, stiffness and swelling.

Scaling and Flaking

The skin gets affected by the Psoriasis and sheds scales and flakes on the skin. Rapid turnover of the skin cells can be responsible for it.

Burning Sensation

In some cases, people feel a burning sensation on the skin and affected area during the Psoriasis. This is especially true in the flare-ups.

Swelling and Inflammation

Some of the infected areas get inflamed and swollen because of Psoriasis. It is particularly in joints if psoriatic arthritis is present.

Treatment plans for Psoriasis

There are different types of treatment for Psoriasis.

Topical Treatments

In this treatment plan, practitioner suggest some medications

  • Corticosteroids
  • Topical Retinoids
  • Calcineurin Inhibitors
  • Phototherapy (Light Therapy)

    • UVB Phototherapy
    • Systemic Medications

    Oral Medications:

    • Some oral medicines are effective for Psoriasis.
    • Biologics

    Lifestyle and Home Remedies:

    • Moisturizers
    • Avoiding Triggers
    • Sun Exposure

    Nowadays, people prefer the ayurvedic treatment for every problem rather than chemical-based medicines. At Ananta Ayurveda, you can consult with the best ayurvedic practitioner for Psoriasis treatment in Berkshire.