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Should you talk to your doctor about starting a psoriasis diet?

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If you're thinking about trying a psoriasis diet, talk to your doctor first. He’ll probably tell you any diet that cuts down on the amount of junk food and alcohol you eat and drink is OK.

From: Psoriasis and Your Diet WebMD Medical Reference

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Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD, associate professor of dermatology, University of Connecticut Health Center.

Jeffrey M. Weinberg, MD, director, Clinical Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York; associate clinical professor of dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

American Academy of Dermatology: “Psoriasis: Tips for managing.”

PsoriasisNet: “When It Comes To Diet, What Really Works?”

Wolters, M. 2005. British Journal of Dermatology,

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on March 6, 2019

SOURCES:

Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD, associate professor of dermatology, University of Connecticut Health Center.

Jeffrey M. Weinberg, MD, director, Clinical Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York; associate clinical professor of dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

American Academy of Dermatology: “Psoriasis: Tips for managing.”

PsoriasisNet: “When It Comes To Diet, What Really Works?”

Wolters, M. 2005. British Journal of Dermatology,

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on March 6, 2019

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