In a recent glare, Kim Kardashian has posted on social media about her struggle with psoriasis. She has been transparent about the skin condition for many years, as BuzzFeed noted, but now she shares remedies and photos of her skin.
Jobs began to come more often after Daily Mail tweeted earlier this month, "Makeup mogul Kim Kardashian suffers a bad skin day before Master Class beauty seminar." Kim responded with "It's psoriasis all over my face" and a tear-drop- emoji.
It is psoriasis all over my face. Tt https://t.co/E94lI7mfDG
– Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 5, 2019
Psoriasis is a skin condition where skin cells build up much faster than average, causing the formation of thick, red, itchy and flaky patches, according to the health website Psoriasis speaks. Kardashian certainly does not suffer alone as millions of people have skin condition.
"It is very common, and the severity varies person to person." Purvi Parikh, an allergic and immunologist with Virginia-based Allergy & Asthma Network, told the Daily Dot. "There are certain things that can make autoimmune diseases worse as stress or if you feel the weather, fatigue or lack of sleep – these are very common triggers."
After Kardashian shared photos on her Instagram Story, showing her patchy skin, many online patted her honesty and thanked her for helping to normalize the condition.
"I know people are likely to pull" wow, you're so brave "card, but it's really a bold move to break the stigma behind celebs is perfect & # 39; Twitter user @ Kloemoney98 wrote "We all have mistakes and we just have to embrace."
@KimKardashian Thank you for showing your psoriasis and being so open about it! I know people are probably going to pull & # 39 ; wow, you're so brave, but it's really a bold step to break the stigma behind celebs being perfect. We all have mistakes and we just have to embrace 💗 19659002] – Chloé (@ Khlomoney98) February 11, 2019
Why people develop psoriasis is still a mystery to doctors. Unfortunately, the condition cannot be cured, but with care and care it can be controlled. documented the wellness tricks she uses – everything from Chinese tea to light rooms.
"I'm super desperate with my psoriasis, so I went to a ki nesic herbalist. I have my own mix, I have to drink it twice a day, and it's so uncomfortable. Hopefully this works. We see in six weeks, "wrote Kim on Instagram along with a video of the drink.
She sent a picture of a blueberry detox smoothie with the caption" I really try it all !!! "and a picture of a bright room that said," My new best friend #psoriasis. "People responded by offering their own drug proposals, forming organic fish oil supplements for sativa hemp seed oil.
@KimKardashian you have need this for your psoriasis, that is the only thing that got mine, it is rough as hell and makes you feel like you are putting in cooking oil, but it works pic.twitter.com/eRC2qzNBhg
– Madi (@beautybymadix) February 13, 2019
KimKardashian I promise these things are magic to @ #psoriasis ! has been worse since I got older, this thing from AliExpress is great! Take some weeks to get so I book are 10 tubes at a time. It changes in life! . on the fact that they actually work, or it's just a case, "said parikh. "The most important thing is that you have the right diagnosis and you're on the right medicine."
Parikh also said there are medications that you can take and ointments to apply to the skin, but what types of treatment work vary from person to person. She also said eating clean is a good general rule since junk and processed foods can increase the inflammation of the body.
Ultimately, Parikh encourages those suffering from psoriasis to see a board-certified dermatologist or rheumatologist. "It is important to follow up with someone who specializes in this disease because they want to know all the best things and what medications are best for you," she said.