Q&A: What is the best treatment for psoriasis?
posted on 3/18/2014
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What is the best treatment for psoriasis
There is no magic bullet for psoriasis, unfortunately, for this auto-immune condition. But I start my patients with a 10-14 day detoxification program.That must start with eliminating all toxic foods and beverages from your diet. In this case it also includes foods that may trigger the immune system, such gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley).
Acupuncture also helps to balance the energy and improve the immune system.
--Dr. Bill Rice, DC, LAc, FACCN, DCBCN
West Palm Beach, FL
Both light therapies and systemic drugs are available. A dermatologist with extensive experience in psoriasis treatment is your best bet.
--William W. Ehrlich, MD FAACS
Oklahoma City, OK
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