Psoriasis is one of the commonly known skin disorders that arise due to faulty metabolic functions or a drop in the body immunity system. People of both sexes aged between 15-30 years are mostly affected by this disease, leaving out the infants and the aged. The skin becomes thick with the formation of red and silvery patches resembling scales followed by itching and pain. Psoriasis mainly affects the knees, elbows, trunk, skin behind the ears and scalp, which sometimes spread to the genitals and underarms. It is not a contagious disease but demands serious attention to prevent aggravation.
The following symptoms point towards Psoriasis
1. Appearance of scaly silvery and red patches on the skin
2. Pain and itching of the skin
3. Foul smell coming out of the body
4. Irritation of the skin
Following are the probable causes of Psoriasis
1. Faulty metabolism of amino acids
2. Abnormal skin growth
3. Poor body immunity
5. Skin injury or any infection
6. Unhealthy lifestyle.
Home Remedies for Psoriasis