Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!

When it comes to inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, nutrition is a key factor in disease management and several studies are showing that the keto diet may be detrimental for psoriasis.  The keto diet is a low carbohydrate diet with up to 50% of food intake from fats. It has gained popularity over theContinue reading “Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!”

Is​ ​modern​ ​life responsible for skin conditions?

The skin is a protective barrier between the outside world and our internal processes. Living on the skin is a whole world of microbes otherwise known as the skin microbiome. This bacterial world plays a key role in maintaining skin health and those that inhabit our skin surface have many beneficial roles, both topically andContinue reading “Is​ ​modern​ ​life responsible for skin conditions?”

The scaly issue of psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic (long-lasting) skin disease of scaling and inflammation that affects about 1 to 5% of the population worldwide. Itching and abnormal flushing are also common features. Primarily affecting adults, psoriasis is caused by an accelerated skin cell turn over and has a strong genetic component.. Those who suffer from this disease oftenContinue reading “The scaly issue of psoriasis”