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Sufferer Finds Relief in Low Humidity Climate
I’ll fill you in on a bit about me and about my PRP (Pityriasis
rubra pilaris). I’m
a 27 year old male now living in
Believe it or
not, when I was diagnosed at the age of 8 with PRP, doctors (dermies) in
Newcastle NSW (
Just so you
Maybe this is
our key to improving it without the side effects of drugs. I also use
Sorbelene cream as my only moisturiser and Dove cleansing cream on my
face and body. I walk a lot
more now days as well and this has contributed to my dramatic improvement,
I’m sure. Even though I
still have PRP, it is clearing and I will keep you updated on how my
natural drug free approach is going.
Yes I still eat ice cream and chocolate and all the regular stuff. I drink alcohol sometimes, too. BUT I NEXT TO NEVER EAT FATTY FRIED FOODS unless its mushrooms and eggs OR CRAP SUCH AS FAST FOOD. So, I’m no health nut, but fresh fruit and vegetables and no pre packaged stuff seems to be working for me.
Have you ever
thought maybe the doctors are just making money off of you guys?
I know mine made a fortune from me for about 8 years and it was
over $150 per 20 minute visit, not to mention the drugs they made me take,
and the UV therapy and all that. With
the rate my skin is clearing, now I’d say in 18 months I’ll be
completely free of it (unless I do get a flare up, which I doubt).
Oh and guys
seriously decrease stress in your lives.
I get a weekly massage these days.
It’s a great relaxer. What
have you got to lose? You may
find like me you save yourself thousands of dollars a year.
I wonder if other people have had any results like this at all?
Response: While PRP is not Psoriasis, the two are often confused (see PRP
Online Support Group) because symptoms can look and behave similarly
and some approaches to control are the same or very similar.
So it doesn’t surprise me that a dramatic change in climate and
lifestyle has improved your PRP, Barry.
Many flakers experience similar results and many become convinced
that it is finding a “right climate” or “right diet” that can be
strictly about psoriasis, now — it’s a complicated disease with no
apparent pat answers. Surely
it can’t be disputed that a dramatic shift in climate has cleared some
flakers. But following the
same path won’t bring about the same results for everyone.
This is the only thing that is
certain about psoriasis. No
known therapy works equally well for everyone.
Which goes a long way toward explaining the discrepancy between
cost of treatments and their dubious efficacy.
If you haven’t already, Barry, you should visit the PRP Online Support Group at http://www.prp-support.org. Best of luck! -Ed