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If you have psoriasis or are struggling with Kim Kardashian's battle with skin disease, you know how frustrating the treatment can be , There is no cure for psoriasis Coping with Unpredictable Symptoms In addition to the medicines, there are a variety of other options such as light therapy and the attempt to reduce the stress. The introduction of a gluten-free diet is also a common alternative method of GF lifestyle, following you should know about the potential of the diet to alleviate symptoms. (See also: Louise Roe shares how self-care time has helped to manage her psoriasis.)
Gluten, a group of proteins found in wheat, rye. Barley and other grains are one of the most common causes of dietary inflammation. Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease Treatments aim to prevent and minimize flare-ups. When psoriasis patients try to treat their symptoms through an elimination diet, gluten is often the first to get started. (See also: Why You Should Probably Rethink Your Gluten Free Diet Unless You Really Need It)
Useful, but the link between diet and psoriasis is not scientifically proven, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. Since research to date is weak, the foundation only recommends a gluten-free diet for psoriasis patients testing a positive marker for gluten sensitivity. "Psoriasis has no direct link to gluten like celiac disease or eczema or gluten allergy," says Purvi Parikh, allergist and asthma therapist at Allergy & Asthma Network.
You get enough nutrients, it does not hurt to experiment with a gluten-free diet for a couple of weeks to see if it has a positive effect on your symptoms. Parikh. And it's not an all-or-nothing proposal. However, if you have psoriasis but you do not want to give up all of the gluten, then an 80/20 approach can make a difference. In addition to gluten, you may also consider restricting other inflammatory-related foods, such as alcohol, processed foods , and spicy foods, while anti-inflammatory foods such as fish, fruits and vegetables have priority Parikh: If you are gluten free and have no influence on your relapses, at least you will not be in conflict with your favorite regular old pizza.