The modern dermatology psoriasis — one of the most relevant social and health issues, because a significant percentage of 14.6% to 24% of the total structure of all the skin diseases. Being most often the psoriasis is found on the scalp. This form of the disease, including all the variants of this disease is according to different authors, from 50 to 80%.
Psoriasis of the scalp requires a proper treatment to avoid progression of the disease and the spread of the disease. In addition, it brings with it major social problems, and psychological distress to patients, as well as the defect of the skin it is possible to hide from the opinion of others.
Psoriasis of the scalp is often isolated, localized form, but can sometimes be complicated to psoriatic arthritis, which leads to the invalidization of patients.
You should know that when psoriasis of the scalp, as if in an aggressive way, it was not the process, the hair never fall, as well as the precipitation does not affect the follicles of the hair, and do not interfere with your normal growth.
- Infectious diseases;
- Chronic, disease of the internal organs;
- Parasitic infestation;
- Disturbances in the functioning of the digestive system;
- Injury of the scalp;
- The stress and nervousness;
- The foci of chronic infection (dental caries, chronic tonsillitis, sinusitis, pyelonephritis);
- Regular exposure to low temperatures, in the scalp;
- Wrong and unbalanced diet (eating large quantities of chocolate, coffee, sweets);
- Bad habits (abuse of alcohol, tobacco, drugs);
The symptoms of psoriasis of the scalp
As it develops psoriasis of the scalp:
- You receive the bark of small areas of the scalp, usually starts in the back of the head. Patients usually start using shampoos antidandruff, having these manifestations for seborrheic dermatitis.
- The shell captures a large area of skin, you may receive the itching and a little irritation of the skin.
- The itching and irritation of the skin accumulates, the patient is brushing the skin to the blood. On the scalp appear the abrasion.
- The skin becomes more dry, rough and not elastic, as they are very fragile. Then, they appear as large plaques of red, and bumps.
- The plates begin to intense chipping, in the surface formed grey flakes.
- Plate are combined and Lin the growth of the hair, forming a crown of psoriasis (affecting the part of the forehead and the hooks of the region).
The zone of location of the psoriasis of the scalp
- The skin and over the ears
- The lobes of the ears
- The back of the head
- The back of the neck.
Detail about the disease psoriasis read the article: "Psoriasis: causes, symptoms, classification, stages and degrees of severity", as well as in the article "the Psoriasis. The treatment and skin care".
The local therapy when the treatment of psoriasis of the scalp
Its essence consists in the use of such medications, creams, ointments, emulsions, shampoos and lotions, that have:
- low toxicity;
- maximum efficiency with the minimum exposure;
- the property of facilitating the distribution of the scalp;
- the convenience (in the area of cosmetic plan application — the absence of color, odor, paste and drying action on the hair.
Today, unfortunately, the maximum to meet the universal requirements of medicines, does not yet exist.
When the treatment of psoriasis of the scalp hormonal means, their continuous application should not exceed 2-3 weeks. In addition, you must keep your diet.
Psoriasis of the scalp: treatment folk means
The treatment of psoriasis of the scalp at home only after consulting your doctor.
Home remedies for psoriasis oral
For the treatment of psoriasis use tea and mixtures of herbs that normalize metabolism, enhance immunity, improve the work of the digestive tract and have an anti-inflammatory effect.
- Lightweight 20 grams of herb classes and of the root calamus, 15 g of flowers of elderberry black, roots of elecampane, blueberry leaves of horsetail in the field, corn flour and 10 g of celandine. Add 500 ml of boiling water and then in a pre-heated oven for about 30 minutes and then let cool and strain. A herbal infusion must be applied of 100 ml 2 times a day for 2 weeks.
- Take 30 g of leaves of currant and flowers elderberry black, 20 g of leaves of walnut, violet tri-color, cudweed forest, tail of horse, field, flowers of linden, and 10 g of celandine. Add 500 ml of boiling water and then in a pre-heated oven for about 30 minutes or wrap with a hot towel for 2 to 3 hours, then let cool and strain. A herbal infusion must be applied of 100 ml 2 times a day for 2 weeks.
- Lightweight 20 g of the roots of burdock and violet tri-color, 5 g of nettle leaves, flowers, elderberry black, the Thistle dalmatian (cnicus). Add 500 ml of boiling water and then in a pre-heated oven for about 30 minutes or wrap with a hot towel for 2 to 3 hours, then let cool and strain. A herbal infusion must be applied between the meals, 200 ml, 2 to 3 times a day for 2 weeks.
- Take 30 g of nettle leaves and roots of burdock, and 20 g of root of dandelion. Add 500 ml of boiling water and cook for 5 minutes on low heat, let it insists 60 minutes., then, strain. A herbal infusion must be applied between the meals of 100 ml 2 to 3 times a day for 2 weeks.
- Dye Safor japanese is like this: pick up 3 St. l. color Safor japanese and vodka 500 ml. Grass put in a glass of capacity, pour in the vodka and let it rest in a dark place within a month. Take 5 ml 3 times a day for a month.
Folk remedies of psoriasis for outdoor application
The psoriasis treatment of people medicine involves the use of ointments, lotions, the sun, with the goal of reduce the itching, soften the skin, promote the healing of the skin and remove the inflammation.
Take 250 g of natural butter and melt completely in the hot oil, add 25 g of propolis, stir and let cool. Obtained the ointment should be placed in the glass jar with a lid, so that it is easy to store in the fridge. Before you apply the ointment to the affected psoriasis, stains, clean the 3% hydrogen peroxide and drying, then apply a thin layer of ointment, the procedure is performed 1-2 times a day, until the occurrence of improvement.
Ointment of celandine
Take equal proportions of grass celandine, and pharmacy petroleum jelly, liquid, mix and apply on the affected skin 1 time per day during 3 days, in the day 4 – do nothing and thus, during 4-6 months of age.
Ointment from honey and egg white
Take an egg white, may bee honey 1. l., cream of childhood 1 h. l. and vaseline doctor 2 h. l., all stir and apply to affected psoriasis, patches of 1-2 times a day.
Ointment with the grey of garlic
Light liquid honey-100 g, and the ashes of garlic 1 St. l. Gray is thus prepared: put in a roasting heads of garlic and bake them until they turn into ashes. The honey and the ashes of garlic, mix and apply on the affected skin 1 time per day.
Ointment of tar and camphor oil
Take apthNY cabinet tar 150 grams, camphor 150 ml of alcohol, ethanol 75 ml, and the yolks of 3 eggs, mix all the components. The mixture is applied on the affected skin 3 to 4 times per day, has not been washed in 3 days, then wash the hair and scalp with soap and water, tar. Such manipulation need to pass 4 to 5 times.
Ointment fish oil, tar and sulphate of copper
Take apthNY cabinet-tar 1 St. l. fish oil and butter oil, the sulphate of copper, 1/2 h. l., simmer over gentle heat, stirring continuously, store in aboutStYerilimplemented container in the fridge. Apply 1 time per day during a month.
Ointment of roots elecampane
Take a small piece of fresh fat and scroll in a meat grinder, obtained from the ground beef, add 1 St. spoon the crushed roots elecampane, simmer for 15 minutes stirring constantly, strain and store in the refrigerator. Apply 1 time per day, causing the affected skin.
Packs of clay for the treatment of psoriasis
The treatment of psoriasis with clay and mud, he applies for a long time. In the house is more suitable than blue, red or grey clay, as they are more pronounced anti-bacterial properties, anti-inflammatory and antipruritic properties.
The clay mask psoriasis of the scalp
Separate the clay, according to the instructions and apply it on the scalp of exitus, let it dry and then wash with lukewarm water and wash the hair infusion of chamomile.
The compress of clay and salt
Remove the clay, and the great sun (the best of the sea), in equal parts, add the juice of a succession of up to comsmetanoobraznogo state, place the compress on the problem areas, and then close with a cloth, resist to 2 hours.
The compress of clay, vinegar and salt
Remove the clay, and the great sun, in equal proportions, add the apple cider vinegar until the consistency of thick cream of milk, apply on the scalp in 2 hours, and then rinse.
Baths for the treatment of psoriasis of the scalp
Bath grass mylnjanki drug
Take 2 cups finely chopped herbs, cover with cold water and boil 15 minutes, and then wait 60 minutes, strain the broth and add in your bath, fully immerse the fibrous part of the head and of the body, the exposure time of 15 minutes, the course of 10-15 procedures through the day.
Bath grass yarrow
Take 2 cups of herbs, cover with water, boil 20 minutes and leave to rest for 1 hour, strain and add into your bath, the exposure time of 15 to 20 minutes, a course of 10-15 procedures through the day.
Bath grass classes
The decoction of the classes also prepare like the previous two, the prescription.
Bath with sea salt for psoriasis treatment
Dissolve the house of sea salt, 400 g, you can use sea salt with herbs, but without aromatic additives. These baths should apply 2 times per week, for 15 to 20 minutes, the course of 15-20 procedures.
Bath from a mixture of herbs
Take 4 pieces of chicory roots, 4 parts of the roots of valerian, 2 parts oregano, 2 parts berries of the buckthorn, 2 parts of hop cones and 1 part of celandine, pour in the water, after you boil the broth onStujaut and insist 40 minutes, then filtered and added to a bath. The bath should be applied 2 to 3 times per week, for 15 to 20 minutes, the course of 15-20 procedures.
The bathroom with essential oils
Take the essential oil of bergamot, juniper, rose 5 drops, and add a small amount of milk, and then dissolve it in the house. Bath applied 2 times per week, for 15 to 20 minutes, a course of 10-15 procedures.