Psoriasis is an immune mediated inflammatory disorder of skin. It comes with raised, red and scaly patches typically on the back of elbow, front of lower leg, scalp and back.
The causes for psoriasis are not known yet but immune system and genetics play a major role as trigger factors. The skin cells of affected area proliferate at an abnormally fast rate.
It is a chronic skin problem and worsens in winter season and stressful conditions. So, lots of rumours revolve around psoriasis.
We have debunked some of the myths for you.
Myth 1 : It is contagious
Fact : Psoriasis is non communicable and immune related inflammatory skin disorder. It is not spread through physical contact.
Myth 2 : It has an immediate cure
Fact : Psoriasis is not immediately curable. But it is treatable over a period of time. Dr.JRK’s offers a wide range of products for Psoriasis treatment. Our flagship brand – Dr.JRK’s 777 Oil is the pioneer in global Psoriasis treatment.
Myth 3 : Psoriasis is hereditary
Fact : Psoriasis is an auto immune inflammatory skin disorder. Exact cause of the disease is not known so far. Immune system, genes and stress are trigger factors in most patients. Use S.I.V.A Herbal Drops to improve your immunity and A-Forte Tablets to reduce stress.
Myth 4 : It has no treatment
Fact : Psoriasis is a chronic skin problem that can be treated over a period of time. Dr.JRK’s offers a comprehensive treatment package called the 1-3-2 KIT for Psoriasis. 1-3-2 kit consists of Dr.JRK’s 777 Oil, Psorolin Oil, Psorolin Ointment and Psorolin Medicated Bathing Bar. Regular use of these products guarantees improvement in Psoriatic conditions.
Myth 5 : It is spread through sexual intercourse.
Fact : Psoriasis is not contagious and non-infectious. It is not spread through physical contact or sexual intercourse.
Myth 6 : It is merely a skin disease
Fact : Psoriasis is primarily a skin disease. But the patients are more susceptible to arthritis, diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease over a longer period of time.
Myth 7 : It is linked to cancer
Fact : No. Cancer cell growth is different from Psoriasis. Psoriasis patches never become cancer cells. In Psoriasis, hyper proliferation of cells occurs, and cell turn over time is reduced to nearly 4 days from 28 days. There is no metastasis in Psoriasis.