Author: Dr. Vikram Chauhan

What is Psoriasis,Causes,Symptoms,Treatment And Diet? – Let’s Discuss

Q. What is the reason for psoriasis?

  • The exact reason for the occurrence of psoriasis is yet to be known. When one comes in contact with the preventive mechanism (psoriasis is often called resistant – mediated disease). According to Ayurveda, bile enhancer dietary is one of the reasons.

Is psoriasis a genetic disease?

  • A. Yes, it is a genetic disorder, but the genetic property is not only the main cause.

Psorisis treatment in ayurveda

Q. What causes psoriasis?

  • The main cause of psoriasis is still to be known. It may be the problem related to immune system, with T cells and other white blood cells, called neutrophils, in your body.

The factors that triggers psoriasis are

  • • Infections, such as strep throat or skin infections
  • • Injury to the skin, such as a cut or scrape, or a severe sunburn
  • • Stress
  • • Smoking
  • • Heavy alcohol consumption
  • • Vitamin D deficiency
  • • Certain medications

Q. At what age does psoriasis occur most?

  • A. Psoriasis can affect any age group. These days people of any age group are seen suffering from it. The age group which is affected more is (15-45 years).

Q. Can the condition change with the weather?

  • A. Yes, the condition varies up to weather. Most patients experience skin deterioration in cold weather. In some cases, being in the sun for a longer period of time, psoriasis is also likely to emerge.

Q. Do men have a higher risk of psoriasis in men?

  • A. Psoriasis equally occurs in men and women but it also depends on regional and environmental factors

Q. Do patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of infections in the ignorance of ordinary people?

  • A. Studies have been found that bacteria are the same on psoriatic skin and normal skin, but on the psoriatic skin, the number of bacteria per square millimeter is high. Intense scratching may increase the possibility of second-degree infection because it helps in bacterial attack by scratches on the skin. For this reason, it should be avoided by scalding, because the scars of the skin can give rise to new psoriasis.

Q. Will my hair fall from psoriasis?

  • A. Psoriasis is not the cause of your hair fall. However, the hair may be tangled in flakes on the scalp, and they may lose hair while removing the flakes.

Q. What is the effect of sunlight on psoriasis?

  • A. Natural sunlight may have a good effect on psoriasis. Based on the known benefits of the scope, ultraviolet light is used to treat psoriasis and other skin diseases.

Q. Can streptococcal infection of the throat and other winter diseases affect my psoriasis?

  • A. If you are suffering from psoriasis, then your symptoms may increase with bacterial or viral infection. Streptococcal infection has been seen to increase psoriasis. The resistance mechanism has a large role in its development. Germs, diseases, viruses or bacteria can all disturb your symptoms.

Q. Is psoriasis a contagious disease?

  • A. No, psoriasis is not contagious. The skin of the psoriasis patient is very different from a normal person, but they should not be treated like open wounds. There is no danger to others from the patient of psoriasis.

Q. What should be done during pregnancy?

  • One suffering with psoriasis during pregnancy should take advice of your doctor for continuing the medicines throughout pregnancy. It is advisable to use only the medicine which are to be applied on the affected area.

Q. Can psoriasis start with medicines of heart diseases?

  • Yes the patients suffering with heart disease are more prone to psoriasis, beta-blockers is the medication given which blocks the CAMP channel which leads to psoriasis. If one is going through should consult your doctor and cardiologist.

How long does psoriasis recover?

  • A. There is no cure for psoriasis, it can be kept only under control, as per Allopathic medicine. But according to Ayurveda it can be completely cured.

Q. Do patients need to continue to get medical treatment?

  • A. Yes, if one is suffering with other disease along, than medical treatment is necessary.

Diet and lifestyle

Q. Can the patients of psoriasis use cosmetics?

  • A. Yes, valued cosmetic products can be used and if psoriasis does not emerge, then they can continue. Advised to use Ayurvedic and beneficial products

Q. What diet should be followed?

  • A. In alternative treatment of psoriasis, cough things sour products, brinjal, tomatoes and seafood animals, non-vegetarian food should not be eaten. Artificial color should not be eaten / drink / substance, junk food / canned foods. Do not eat Avoid milk and milk made from milk products. Eat fresh vegetables and fresh fruits. Drink more water.

Q. What fabric should psoriasis patients wear?

  • A. They are advised to wear loose cotton clothes

Q. What should I do, I am sleepless because of the depression of this disease?

  • You can divert your mind by sitting in meditation, by doing yoga, playing with children, listening to music, and spending time with other family members. You can also watch funny movies. As the treatment of it is a long process so one can go in depression. By following these remedies you can avoid depression.

Q. Is there any relation between diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure and psoriasis?

  • One suffering with diabetes mellitus and high blood pressure are prone to psoriasis. The medication given during these health issues aggravate the symptoms. Therefore, it is advisable to talk to cardiologists and specialists of diabetes.

Q. Can we eat non-vegetarian food?

  • No, we do not recommend eating non-vegetarian food.

How To Manage Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Naturally?


Do you feel fatigued or dizzy when you stand up after lying down? Are you experiencing increased heart rate when you stand up after sitting? If so, have you ever wondered, why you are experiencing these signs? Be careful! Do not leave them unattended by thinking that you are tired. These signs can indicate that there is something wrong. Yes, you read it right! They can be the symptoms of a condition called orthostatic intolerance (OI).

OI is the most common symptom of a disorder, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, also known as POTS. Performing easy tasks can make people with POTS feel like they’ve just run a long race!


Before it becomes serious and poses a risk of complications, it is better to manage it. Is it possible to manage? This may be the first question that can strike your mind now! Yes, it can be well managed with natural ways. This article explains about POTS in detail and the natural formulations to manage it. Keep reading to learn more about POTS, its symptoms and how to deal with it, naturally!

Symptoms of POTS

A person with POTS may experience following symptoms

  • Heart Palpitations (Sweating)
  • Blurry Vision
  • Feel Faint
  • Anxiety
  • May have Brain Fog
  • Unusual color (Purple Appearance) and Swelling in Hands and Feet
  • Nausea, Vomiting and Diarrhea

If you are standing in line or taking a shower, and feeling stressed, chances of experiencing these symptoms are high. So, be careful!

Causes of POTS

The exact cause of POTS is still unknown. Perhaps, people with POTS may not get the right body signals to their heart and brain when they change position. Most of their blood stays in the lower part of their body when they stand up. This makes their heart beat faster just to get blood to their brain. With the result, they experience increased heart rate and it can even make them feel like they need to sit down again.

Although researchers are still working to have a clear understanding about its cause, following conditions seem to increase the risk of developing this health problem.

  • Anemia or Traumatic Blood Loss
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Autoimmune Disease like Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Major Surgery
  • Viral Infection

Natural Ways to Manage POTS

When nature has something to offer us to improve our health and make our life better, then why don’t take advantage of it. What exactly herbs are? Here is a clear-cut answer. Herbs are amazing green plants which are used as food or in cosmetic products to maintain a good overall health. The use of roots, leaves, seeds and flowers from the herbs is actually the parts of nature’s gift.

Is it Possible to Manage the Symptoms of POTS with Herbs?

“Yes”! Consumption of the right combination of herbs can do the wonders for people with this disorder. An easy way to include herbs in your daily diet is to consume them in the supplement form.

Where to get Herbal Formulations for POTS?

Planet Ayurveda has some natural formulations to help people with POTS live a better life. They are 100 % pure and natural dietary supplements made with an extraordinary blend of herbs that can help manage the symptoms of POTS in a natural way.

Regular consumption of following 6 formulations designed by Planet Ayurveda can prove beneficial for people with this health condition.

1. Pitta Balance

It is a uniquely designed formulation prepared using a wonderful combination of ingredients and cooling calcium compounds to help balance your pitta dosha. It is an effective one to manage symptoms such as palpitations, anxiety, heart rate, blood pressure, eyesight and stress.

Dosage :- 1 capsule twice daily, after meals with water.


2. Brahmi

This product is made using a high quality extract of potent Brahmi plant grown under completely hygienic conditions. Apart from acting as a stress buster, it is helpful in maintaining healthy blood pressure, brain functions, digestion, and sleep.

Dosage :- 2 capsules twice daily, after meals with water.

3. Ashwagandha

Another extraordinary product made from pure Ashwagandha is designed to manage symptoms such as anxiety, stress, tiredness and blood pressure. It can help maintain physical effort, increase stamina and promote general well-being.

Dosage : 1 capsule twice daily, after meals with water.

4. Medhya Churan

It is an amazing herbal supplement designed to support healthy functioning of your nervous system. It can help you manage brain fog by dealing with cloudy thoughts, confused mind and forgetfulness. Moreover, this nerve tonic can help improve your mental clarity and concentration.

Dosage :- ½ teaspoon twice daily, after meals with water.

5. Musali Strength

An extraordinary herbal supplement made with a combination of herbs that can help maintain blood circulation and improve immunity. This product has energy generating herbs that can provide strength to your muscles and body to help overcome the weakness.

Dosage :- 1 capsule twice daily, after meals with water.

6. Boswellia Curcumin

It is an anti-inflammatory supplement designed to offer relief from pain and swelling in hands and feet. Not only this, it is an effective formulation to maintain healthy brain functions, improve blood circulation and provide immune support. It can help you cope with diarrhea as well.

Dosage :- 1 capsule twice daily, after meals with water.

Why to Choose Planet Ayurveda?

You may be wondering about the reasons to choose Planet Ayurveda. Planet Ayurveda manufactures its herbal formulations keeping in mind the strict adherence of ancient Ayurveda. Each herbal product is designed to manage some specific symptoms while maintaining your overall good health. Here are some more reasons to opt for Planet Ayurveda!

  • We are using only 100 % standardized herbal extracts.
  • Only high quality ingredients are used while preparing any formulation.
  • We don’t test our products on animals.
  • There are no side effects of our products.
  • All our products are available at reasonable price.
  • Each product is stringently tested for purity and consistency.
  • Our products are free from preservatives, additives, synthetic flavors and other chemicals.
  • Our product is 100 % vegetarian and made using plant cellulose only.

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