Having a well-functioning immune system is the best medicine for psoriasis, below are some tips to help you strengthen your immune system from home.
Eat more cabbage
Cabbage is one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables we have, it contains a lot of antioxidants, vitamin C, calcium and iron. It also contains pectin which is considered to be blood sugar boosting. The rich content of antioxidants also makes the body purified from toxins and it also seems that cabbage lowers the bad cholesterol LDL which makes it ideal to eat if you have psoriasis.
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Maintain good hygiene
Psoriasis is aggravated by bacteria and poor hygiene. Therefore, it is important to maintain good hygiene every day. It is especially important if you have psoriasis in the abdomen where a lot of bacteria can accumulate. Often it is sufficient to wash thoroughly 1-2 times a day with warm water and a mild soap. There are many different types of soaps that are adapted for the abdomen in the pharmacy.
Try turmeric for your immune system
Turmeric has been used in cooking and in self-medication for many years. It is said to relieve joint problems and act anti-inflammatory. It also appears that turmeric strengthens your immune system and has a blood sugar-balancing effect, studies show that it increases insulin sensitivity in the muscles. These properties make turmeric a perfect additive to your food if you have psoriasis.
It is widely known that exercise and exercise strengthen your immune system, it increases the blood content of native NK-cells or killer cells as they are also called. These cells help keep track of the body and defend against viruses and infections. Exercising regularly also helps with stress, which can both exacerbate and actually trigger psoriasis. So find a form of exercise that suits you, the most important thing is not that you exercise the hard every time, but that you maintain a regularity in your workout, which makes your body better at countering psoriasis.
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Written by Zac Hyde M.D.