Psoriasis Clinic in Melbourne

July 13, 2018
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Psoriasis is a non-infectious, inflammatory disease of the skin. It is characterized by well-defined erythematous (reddish) plaques with large adherent silvery scales. The main abnormality in psoriasis is an increased proliferation of the skin layers due to excessive division of the cell in the basal layers of the skin. Severe itching may associate with the plaques. Dryness of the skin and silvery scaling are characteristics of this condition. 1% to 3% of the most population has Psoriasis. It is often seen between 15 to 40 yrs of age.

The exact cause of psoriasis is not known. It is believed that a combination of several factors contributes to the development of this disease.

Some common causes of psoriasis are the following:

  • Psoriasis occur when the immune system overreacts, causing inflammation and flaking of skin.
  • Abnormality in the mechanism in which the skin grows and replaces itself causes psoriasis.
  • Heredity also plays a role in the development of psoriasis
  • Environmental factors such as trauma, sunlight, infection, emotional stress, climatic changes etc
  • Streptococcal infection of the upper respiratory tract may exacerbate the condition.

Symptoms:

  • Raised, red patches of skin topped with loose, silvery scales, usually on the knees or elbows
  • Thick, red patches known as plaques, and dry, silvery scales appearing on the scalp, face, elbows, knees, palms, and soles of the feet.
  • Dry, cracked skin that may bleed
  • Joint swelling, tenderness, and pain
  • Thickened, pitted or ridged nails
  • Many may develop zero- negative inflammatory arthritis, which is characterized by multiple involvements of joints and pitting on nails.

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Ayurvedic view

Psoriasis Causes:

  • According Ayurvedic references, Psoriasis can be considered as the vitiation of Vata and Kapha. (Two of the basic energies/humours, which maintains our body equilibrium)
  • Accumulation of low potency poisons (Dooshi vishas), are the basic pathological changes taking place in the system.
  • Irregular food habits, consumption of foodstuffs that cannot be eaten together (Eg: diary products with fish),
  • excessive intake of yogurt, black gram, seafood, sour and salted items etc can activate the pathogenesis.
  • Alcohol and tobacco consumption will act as a catalyst.
  • Ayurveda do emphasize on the effect of stress in the pathogenesis of Psoriasis.

Psoriasis Treatment at Ayurclinic:

The psoriasis treatment in ayurveda aims at the detoxification of the body or elimination of toxins from the body fluids. It is achieved by “Panchakarma” treatments.

The psoriasis treatment in ayurveda schedule comprising of various treatment aspects of Ayurveda. This includes internal and external medications purely of plant origin.

  • Consumption of medicated ghee, considering the Dosha type of the Psoriasis and the person, for 5 to 7 days.
  • Detoxifying, by inducing vomiting (Vamana) and purgation (Virechana). This is followed by medicated buttermilk dripping overhead (Thakradhara) and pasting the entire body with a paste of medicines.
  • Basthies (medicated enemas) are being done for 8 days and internal medicines like herbal concoctions; medicated ghee has to be consumed for at least 90 days.

Psoriasis Diet:

Apart from psoriasis treatment in ayurveda, a strict diet regime has to be followed during the entire treatment period.

  • A vegetarian diet is most preferable
  • Yogurt, black gram, chillies and salted thing have to be restricted.
  • Avoid refrigerated/chilled foods. Psoriatic must keep a state of mental calmness.
  • At Ayurclinic, a personalised diet tailored according to the individual constitutional needs, will be advised.

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Our Clinics »

Melbourne CBD Clinic: 

Exchange Tower, Suite 807 (Level 8) 530 Little Collins Street Melbourne,
Victoria, Australia 3000

+61 3 9078 2940+61 4 2586 2146

Sunshine Clinic: 

16 Fairbairn Road, Sunshine VIC 3020


+61 3 9078 2940+61 4 2586 2146

Taylors lakes Clinic: 

1 Fastnet Drive Taylors Lakes,
Victoria, Australia 3038


+61 3 9078 2940+61 4 2586 2146






Disclaimer: In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.

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In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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