If anyone told me four years ago that I would have clear, healthy skin after twenty-five years of embarrassment and humiliation - I would not have believed them. I had tried everything from sticky, greasy ointments, smelly tar to drugs, drugs and more drugs.
I get asked often "What foods shouldn't I eat?" Of course, everyone is different and what foods cause my psoriasis to "flare up" may be different from what foods affect your psoriasis. However, there is a "no-no" list.
I could hardly wait to test my pH levels once I heard Psoriasis grows in an acidic body. I ordered my pH test strips online but couldn't wait for them to turn up in my letterbox so I hopped into my car and drove to the nearest hardware store.
Greasy ointments, smelling tars, drugs that made my hair fall out, my gums bleed and my lips swell! Every prescription gave me hope, every drug took that away. My dermatologist was at his wit's end. Finally I was approved for Enbrel! The wonder drug! But alas, MS i...