Get Fit & Healthy Today is World Psoriasis Day. A disease in which up to 300,000 Belgians have to suffer. And yet, there is still a lot of ignorance about the skin condition. Dermatologist Sandra Swimberghe, explains what it is and what you can do about it.

Psoriasis affects 2% to 3% of the population of the world, including from stars such as Kim Kardashian, and Cara Delevingne. It is a skin disease in which the immune system is in overdrive, creating the skin much more quickly than in a normal refresh. The disease is wordtgekenmerkt by the occurrences of the red, scaly patches, severe itching, and soreness of the joints.

Psoriasis is a chronic condition, but that does not mean that each and every patient, there is necessarily a lifelong burden to anyone.Deziekte may arise, and for many years voorweinig or not to be a problem. Contrary to what many people think, it is not contagious.

in addition, it has deaandoening have a genetic pre-disposition.That is to say, a combination of a number of genes that are needed for this disease. Other factors that may play a role in the occurrences of his stress hormones, in women, the climate, certain medications, infections, and injuries of the skin. In Belgium and suffering, no less than 300,000 of people with psoriasis.

What can you do about it?

“The relation between the psoriasisen supply is limited. Choose from a gezondelevensstijl with a well-balanced diet, enbeperk, alcohol, and cigarettes,” explained dermatologist Sandra Swimberghe a rather Good Feel to it. Since there is a correlation between stress and psoriasis, it is important that you take good care of yourself. “The camp you have a specific problem,don’t throw in the towel. Do you feel neednot be good at your job, there are stresses in the jerelatie … do something to you. Keep zulkeonderliggende problems, then zalgeen a few treatment to really take off.”

your skin deserves the extra attention.To avoid irritation of the skin, they are good tehydrateren. Dry, irritated, huidmaakt the only problem with this maarerger. “Don’t use lathering soaps. Kiesliever for the oils and grime on your skin everyday with a moisturizer”, tap the Swimberghe yet.We were looking for some product that is of comfort to offer.