Psoriasis - Other Treatment
ultraviolet light to slow the rapid
growth of cells that occurs in psoriasis. This treatment can be effective, but your skin should be checked often by your
doctor (at least once or twice a year) for any skin damage or skin
Complementary or alternative treatments
Complementary or alternative therapies are often used by
people with skin diseases, including psoriasis.
These treatments include
the use of herbs, vitamins, certain diets, and stress reduction. They may relieve psoriasis symptoms in some people.
Some people notice that natural sunlight and seawater
help their psoriasis symptoms. People seeking this treatment
may go to seaside resorts, some of which have special programs and medical help
for people with psoriasis. For more information, see the website of the
National Psoriasis Foundation at www.psoriasis.org.