Scalp Psoriasis

Psoriasis on scalp areas

More than half the persons suffering from psoriasis, will suffer from scalp psoriasis too. Psoriasis of the scalp can vary from dandruff-like flakes to severe scalp psoriasis with large thick scales. It can cover only parts of the scalp, or can cover the whole scalp including some of the neck, forehead and ear area.

Scalp psoriasis symptoms

- Itching.

- Scaly skin.

- Dry skin.

- Bleeding because of cracking.

- A tight feeling on the scalp.

Other symptoms of Psoriasis.

Causes of scalp psoriasis

- An immune system that is down, Stress or anxiety, Hormonal changes,  Hereditary factors

Read more in detail on the causes of Psoriasis

Home remedies for scalp psoriasis

- Chamomile tea can be made and left to cool, then used to rinse the scalp and hair.

- Products containing Urea are great for treating scalp psoriasis

- Coal tar shampoo has been used as a treatment for scalp psoriasis many times

- Oils that can be massaged into the scalp: Neem oil, eucalyptus oil, lavender oil, jojoba oil, tamanu oil

- You can use all the remedies on the (scalp psoriasis remedy page) , but you will need to protect your pillows and benches from getting messed on. You can use a plastic cap and cover your hair while you are using a treatment.

- You can also ask your doctor about scalp psoriasis treatment with light therapy.

- More home remedies for Psoriasis

scalp psoriasis tips

- Use shampoos that are sulphate free

-Black Cumin Seed oil is a great moisturizer.  It can be directly applied or used as a supplement and is one of the top super foods.  It is packed with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids.

- Avoid using dyes and other harsh products on your head

- Avoid eating gluten and refined white carbohydrates

- Avoid eating too much meat and dairy too

- Avoid scratching at the scalp

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Other pages on remedies for skin in connection with this page scalp psoriasis "

- Coconut oil Psoriasis cure

- Psoriasis remedies

- Types of psoriasis

- Photos of Psoriasis

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