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Worked for Me
Hello My Scaly
brethren. I have suffered from psoriasis since I was 5.
At first it came only during the summer and only on my scalp. After
a quick trip to the doctor and a shot it would go away. But when I was 9 I
had a sudden outbreak that encompassed my whole body. After being dragged
to countless doctors across several states and trying countless
medications, my parents and I had all but given up hope.
In a last ditch
effort my mother ordered a product called Zsoria-Med. It was a 3 step,
leave on for 5 minutes and rinse type of thing. And to our shock it
worked. My dermatologist was baffled. I was flake free from the age of 12
to about 16. Whenever a few lesions would start to pop up we would simply
order more Zsoria-Med and it would be gone in a week or so. Then one day
my father called to order more and there was no answer. The company
disappeared. We searched for 2 years by phone, Internet and even the
Better Business Bureau but to no avail. So, needless to say, I have been
"with flake" since then. Sincerely, -Dustin P (www.soulrust.com)
Response: Do you remember
anything about the ingredients in Zsoria-Med, Dustin?
Chances are if the product worked well for you its active
ingredient is still out there doing its duty in other products.
Whenever I hear about an OTC psoriasis product that starts with —
or contains in its compound title — the letter “Z” I’m always
inclined to think zinc. Zinc,
in various forms, both topical and ingested, has been used to treat P for
a long, long time. (Search on
“zinc” from the FlakeHQ homepage for more correspondence.)
product that was suddenly gone was Skin-Cap spray.
It was forced off the U.S. market when it was discovered to contain
a prescription strength corticosteroid without FDA approval.
Many people suffered its loss, a few of them have found a similar
type of relief in Olux Foam (which requires a prescription).
reading this remembers Zsoria-Med, please drop us a line. Best of luck,
P.S. for other readers: check out Dustin’s web site. He’s the vocalist in a very modern rock band. This slick site will let you listen to their work and see pics of Dustin “in action.” Who knows? Maybe we’ll be able to say “Dustin P? Sure! We knew Dustin P back when....” -Ed