Psoriasis sufferers have several options in regards to treatment and help ease the symptoms caused by psoriasis. Dermotologist offer several treatments such as topical ointments such as cortosteroids, pills and injections that slow the growth of the skin cells and light therapy. Light therapy consist of the same technology as a tanning bed, but with UVA and UVB levels that are safe and help slow the process of the skin cells growing.
Local Grocery stores carry over the counter medicines to help ease psoriasis. Coal tar and Salicylic acid treatments when used topically help remove scales and soften skin. They are natural alternatives also that have the potential to help ease the symptoms of psoriasis. Oatmeals baths help sooth the itch and soften scales caused by psoriais. Vitamin E topically used and beta carotene ingested are also ways to combat and ease symptoms.