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Sea Salts Baths Helping Slowly
I've never been
able to laugh about my P, scalp P, Nail P and PA before I found this site.
I'm so glad I did. My
family and friends think my constant flaking is disgusting, and I'm
continually getting free "advice" from non-sufferers.
I'm glad to know that it's not just my friends who think that it's
not going away just because I'm not trying hard enough.
I first got P
about 6 years ago, but it has gotten steadily worse and invaded more parts
of my body as time goes on, despite my efforts to control it.
taking baths with 1 kg dead sea salt per bath, 3 times per week for 20
minutes each time. It seems to
be helping very slowly. At
least it doesn't seem to be progressing.
I'll let you
know how it goes. Thanks again for putting this site together, -Amy S.
Response: Glad you found us,
Amy. Sounds like you’re
experiencing P just like most of us ... disgusting your family and
friends, getting advice from everywhere, feeling alone with your
Based solely on
this email, it sounds as though you’re taking mild and safe courses to
control your flaking (though a kilogram of salt per bath doesn’t exactly
sound “light”). Only you
know when it’s time to try other methods to control your condition, but
when that time comes you will find many options — and the list is
growing all the time.
haven’t already, think about joining the National
Psoriasis Foundation. They
are the best avenue I know to stay aware of treatments, breakthroughs,
setbacks, et. al. Getting
their publications and participating in their activities also diminishes
one’s sense of isolation.
keep dropping by here. I look
forward to hearing how things go, particularly how well the Dead Sea bath
salts work for you over time. -Ed