Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that is characterized by red scaly patches of skin all over the body. Psoriasis is not yet fully understood, and there is no clinical cure. However, there are many treatments available to control psoriasis-natural remedies for psoriasis often work just as well as clinical drugs.
A popular clinical treatment for psoriasis is a topical agent called Daivobet. It comes in the form of an ointment or gel that is spread over existing psoriasis plaques. Daivobet ointment is better utilized on plaques that affect the body, and Daivobet gel is meant for scalp psoriasis. Below is a brief overview of Daivobet and its risks.
How does Daivobet Treat Psoriasis?
Daivobet contains a steroid (betamethasone dipropionate) and also a synthetic derivative of vitamin D (calcipotriol) and both of these components work together to control the growth of skin cells on plaques. Daivobet differs from other steroid ointment treatments for psoriasis in that it only needs to be applied once per day, thus it is promoted as more convenient to use.
How Long Can You Use Daivobet for Psoriasis?
Daivobet is not recommended to be used for more than 4 weeks. Long-term use of Daivobet has not yet been fully studied.
Who can Use Daivobet as a Psoriasis Treatment?
The drug is meant for people who have mild to moderate psoriasis with less than 30% coverage. Patients using it should be 18 and older. It is not safe to use Daivobet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Because the drug contains calcitriol, people with high calcium levels should not take it. It is also not recommended for patients with kidney and liver issues.
What are the Risks of Treating Psoriasis with Daivobet?
Because the drug contains a strong steroid, the risks of using it are the same as using other topical corticosteroids to treat psoriasis. Side effects include skin irritation, photosensitivity, rashes, and headache. Other risks include skin atrophy, adrenocortical suppression, and cataracts. The long-term side effects have not been fully studied yet. Other phototoxic effects of the drug also unknown.
As with all drugs, patient should weigh the risks and benefits. Although Daivobet is commonly prescribed for psoriasis, it may not be effective for everyone. It is intended to control the symptoms of mild to moderate psoriasis, which can also be treated safely and effectively using natural psoriasis remedies.
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Does the word "Cancer" scare you?
Well it should, however you probably think it will never happen to you. In the US one in every 2 men and one in every 3 women will be diagnosed with some form of Cancer and the Canadian statistics are very similar. Cancer is not the only disease that we should be concerned about in today's environment, depending on underlying factors the flu or the common cold could be deadly to some people. Due to poor diets, lack of exercise and daily stress most immune systems are so far out of balance they could not even begin to protect us against the smallest of infections or bacteria.
So have you ever heard of Fucoidan?
Like many the answer to this question is "no". Well let me attempt to give you some valuable information in this article that may save your life or the life of loved ones.
Fucoidan is like a closely guarded secret, as an antioxidant it has certainly piqued the interest of many scientists. Fucoidan has been scientifically proven to enhance immunity and cellular health to the point where it helps heal wounds, supports normal blood pressure, detoxifies the body against heavy metals, helps prevent the common colds and flu as well as, yes fight Cancer. There I said it. Fight Cancer.
Having dealt with some serious health issues over the past 3 years I have taken it upon myself to obtain extensive education in the wellness industry. I was never one who liked putting prescription chemicals into my body as the side effects of many drugs are far worse than the original problem. I am sure that there are many positive health care stories out there however all you hear are the negative with most having tragic and sad endings. I feel it necessary to take ownership of your own health care because no one knows your body better that you do.
Well let's get to the interesting stuff, as humans we are born with an immune system that protects our body from foreign viruses, bacteria, harmful substances and bad cells. When our body or immune system is off balance, which can happen because of many different reasons we end up sick and in some cases terminally ill.
Did you know that there is a natural dietary supplement which we can consume that will strengthen our immune system and help keep it in balance? It is an active ingredient call Fucoidan and it is found in nearly all brown algae seaweed. It is a common known fact that seaweed or dulse is very good for you however many people do not have the ability to ingest it? I for one can not handle the taste or texture of the stuff. Fucoidan is most effective if ingested in its natural state which is gel form. Some cultures are nearly cancer free and it has been deemed that in part is due to their high intake of brown algae seaweed.
Within the molecular structure of Fucoidan is the presence of fucose which is a healing sugar however not to be confused with fructose. Fucose is also found abundantly in human breast milk, that is why most new mothers are encourage to breast feed their babies to give them a good head start in life, boost their immune system and fight off any virus or disease.
To obtain Fucoidan seaweed is harvested by just cutting off the growing tips of the sea plant which will allow the plant to continue to grow and provide a never ending supply of Fucoidan. Scientific studies have been carried out and continue to be done to grasp a full understanding of the healing magic of Fucoidan. Don't just take my word for it do your own homework and you will quickly realize like I, that this is one of the best kept secrets in the wellness industry. Unfortunately most people just don't know about it and because being sick is a multi-billion dollar industry, the advertisement of natural supplements is suppressed. To really understand why and how the natural supplement business is suppressed I recommend you read Kevin Trudeau's book "Natural Cures They Don't Want You To Know About". It will certainly open your mind and give you something to think about, I found it to be a fantastic read.
Our immune system is very complex and so is the make up of Fucoidan and how it works. My goal with this article is to make you aware of its existence, how it works and why it works I will leave that up to the scientists to explain. Many of the global scientific studies can be found at pubmed.com.
The money spent to cure and treat cancer is significant, in the US alone the estimate for 2005 is around $200 billion. Almost every one has been touched by cancer, some closer than others. Did you realize that in the past 18 years there have been at least 18 studies that have shown that Fucoidan either prevents tumor growth or kills existing cancer cells?
That’s on average one study a year for the past 18 years that has scientifically proven the health benefits of Fucoidan, consistent results, hard to brush off. Yes scientists have established that Fucoidan stimulates the Fucidin Krem death of certain cancer cells, as well as slows down the growth and spreading of such cells. While the research is still ongoing and there is much to be done the initial results known so far are extremely positive.
Cancer treatments place the entire body in jeopardy in order to kill cancer cells and unfortunately healthy cells are often damaged and the immune system is placed in total shock in the process. The price for cancer treatment has increased nearly 10 times in the past 20 years. Billions of dollars have been raised and placed into cancer research with no reliable solution in near site. Now don't get me wrong, I feel that great strides have been made however it still seems to be hit and miss.
Imagine a natural immunity boost ingredient that would have no harmful side effects, would have multiple health benefits, would come from a renewable natural product, would be inexpensive, and would reduce the incidence of cancer, common cold, respiratory and gastrointestinal infections. Fucoidan possess all of these ideal properties.
So why on earth is this not advertised, promoted or better understood? Remember before I said that being sick is a multi-billion dollar industry. Certain words are not allowed (especially in writing) when marketing natural immunity supplements, words like "cure, diagnose, treat and prevent" to name a few. The scientific community has provided sufficient evidence that Fucoidan can have a dramatic effect on cancer however it can not be promoted as such. People who are diagnosed with cancer go into expensive chemo treatments with "no guarantee of success", so why is the system not willing to suggest a natural alternative that has been scientifically proven. Please tell me it is not about the money.
OK, so let me tell you what I do know about Fucoidan in politically correct statements that won't get my behind in hot water if I have not done so already.
• Fucoidan supports the normal disposal of non-native cells.
• Fucoidan may help stimulate immune response when the body is attacked.
• Fucoidan helps modulate the immune system.
• Fucoidan supports normal cellular health.
• Fucoidan supports blood circulation to native body cells.
• Fucoidan may help regenerate healthy skin tissue.
• Fucoidan supports healthy joint mobility at all ages.
My family has been riddled with cancer and none of them are what I can call survivors, heroes yes, but not survivors. Cancer is a disease most people do not want to talk about and I can understand that, so what about the common viral cold, respiratory infections, gastrointestinal infections I know you can all relate to me now. Guess what Fucoidan is the Ultimate Molecular Immunity Boost. It contains plant bioactive molecules that generate amazing health benefits. Fucoidan is safe, Fucoidan is researched. Once again don't take my word for it, do your own homework. My goal was just to make you aware of its existence and in plain terms some of its benefits.
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