Health Tips

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General advice

Avoid sitting in one position for a very long time. Waking up every 45 minutes. and walk. Change positions frequently.
A pillow in the curvature of the back can make you feel more comfortable.
Support your back firmly against the seat back, ensuring good lumbar support and shoulder.

Use a chair that is low enough so that the feet rest on the floor completely.

If you are sitting for a long time you have to rest your feet on a low stool.
If you have back pain, try sitting in a chair with his hands.
When you sit sitting so that your knees level with your hips.
When driving to adjust the seat so that your feet do not have to stretch to reach the pedals.
Sit upright. Pushing with both hands on the wheel.
When seated avoid partial turns. The right thing is to change the entire body at once.
Use a firm mattress straight media
Adopt the most comfortable sleeping position. It is best to sleep on their backs
Pillows should be enough to fill the remaining gaps between the mattress and head high, according to the position
Avoid pillows are too high.
Heavy load
Do not lift the chest higher
When lifting, bend your knees and use leg strength to lift objects.
Keep all objects that load close to your body
If the load heavy or difficult to handle, get help to take.
When stored in a suspension load, avoid making circular motions with luggage, to make the turn to move your feet.
Avoid sudden movements and forces when carrying the load is suspended.
If the weight of the load is large enough, while carrying walking with knees bent.
Wear comfortable shoes with low heels
Exercise every day, such as walking or swimming.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by thickened skin areas, red scaly called by the name plate (1).

The skin has three main layers:

Skin cross section © 2008 ADAM, Inc.

Every 28-30 days supply of new skin cells are formed in the bottom layer and then cooked and placed in the upper layer for 30 days. With this renewal process is accelerated psoriasis and psoriatic cells get developed and reach the surface of the skin in just three to five days (2). While normal cells are eliminated without you knowing it, skin cells with psoriasis grow accumulate and form the characteristic scaly lesions or plaques (2). Psoriasis can appear anywhere on the body, although more frequent appearance on the elbows, knees and scalp (2).

Psoriasis can be both small limited area of ​​the body or can cover a large area of ​​moderate-to-skin in which case the disease is classified as moderate to severe (3.4).

What causes psoriasis?
The cause of psoriasis is not fully understood. Yet there is ample evidence that the process of accelerating skin renewal mechanism led by the over-production of a substance known as tumor necrosis factor cone, or TNF-alpha (1,2). TNF alpha is involved in the control of inflammatory processes and normal amount can help our bodies fight infection and heal themselves.

It is believed that people with psoriasis may have a genetic predisposition to the disease (1,5,6) and their disease may be triggered by environmental factors. Triggers include stress, infection by certain viruses and bacteria or a reaction to certain drugs (2).

Psoriasis affects more than five million men and women in Europe (7). Symptoms can appear at any time of life, but more than a third of patients starting before the age of 16 (8).

Hidden impact of psoriasis
Identify the physical effects of psoriasis is very easy. But what most people do not realize is that this disease also have an emotional and psychological impact severe. People with psoriasis report feeling embarrassed and stigmatized because of their skin and experience anxiety and stress as a result of the reaction (6). This leads to feelings of shame that people with psoriasis want to cover your skin as possible: some actually change your wardrobe and just buy clothes that can hide their skin to others. In the end, psoriasis can lead people who are suffering from their favorite hobbies or even withdraw from their social circle to avoid the appearance of offensive, hurtful comments and the constant need to explain why the appearance of your skin (9).

Psoriasis is associated with an increased risk of developing other diseases such as obesity (7.10), type 2 diabetes (7.10) and depression (6,8).
Psoriasis is not treated can be an independent risk factor for stroke, especially in young people with severe psoriasis. About 40 patients who have treated severe psoriasis are more likely to suffer a heart attack than people their own age and do not suffer from this skin disease (12).

In addition, the results of a recent European survey has shown that patients with moderate to severe psoriasis tend to adopt unhealthy habits in their daily lives, for example, are more likely to smoke, do not exercise regularly no longer maintain a healthy diet ( eleven).

Psoriasis can not be cured, it is chronic or long-term illness. However, in addition to maintaining diet, healthy exercise and smoking cessation, there are a large number of effective treatment to keep it under control: 1,2,3

Topical medications without a prescription
This treatment is applied directly to the skin and include lotion and shower gel. Keeping your skin well hydrated is essential to conserve water and can help reduce itching and redness. Counter medications contain ingredients such as tar, salicylic acid, all of which can help calm inflammation and over-scaling of the skin.

Prescription topical drugs
This treatment is also given directly to the skin, but it takes doctors to prescribe them. They may include corticosteroids to reduce inflammation. The costicoides vary in strength and should always be used as directed by a doctor. Other treatments include anthralin, vitamin A (tazarotene) and derivatives of vitamin D. There are also some drugs field based and salicylic acid which is shared only by prescription.

About 80% of people with psoriasis have increased their skin after exposure to the sun for a while. Light therapy involves exposing the skin to one of the two types of ultraviolet light under medical supervision. Treatment accept up to 3 times a week at the clinic and can take up to 30 sessions to begin to see improvement.

PUVA therapy

PUVA therapy combines A (UVA) and ultraviolet light – which is present in the sun, with the psoralen, a drug sensitive skin to UVA and make the treatment more effective. Psoralen can be taken orally (tablets) or wet skin in the shower with psoralen, before treatment with UVA.

UVB therapy

Treatment with ultraviolet B (UVB) is the exposure of the skin to an artificial UVB light source for a certain period of time and regularly. All under medical supervision in a clinic or consultation ..

Systemic treatment
Systemic treatments include drugs that can only be prescribed by a doctor and are usually used in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis and topical treatments and / or phototherapy did they effect.
This drug works the whole body and as a result can cause side effects associated short term and long term. Therefore, it must be balanced in what level will get clean skin treatment against the possible side effects. The most commonly used drugs are methotrexate, cyclosporine, acitretin, and HU. Methotrexate, cyclosporine, hydroxyurea and works by inhibiting the immune system, whereas acitretin treatment derivative of vitamin A

Latest systemic therapy biological treatment. Unlike other drugs that consist of a combination of chemical, biological treatments made from human or animal proteins.

Biologic treatments designed to target specific molecules involved in the immune response involved in the development of plaque psoriasis. Biological therapy is currently directed to proteins involved in inflammation or their receptors.