Who gets scalp psoriasis?
Psoriasis is common on the scalp. Researchers estimate that at least half (50 percent) of the people who have plaque (plak) psoriasis will have at least one flare-up on the scalp.
What causes scalp psoriasis?
Regardless of where psoriasis forms, the cause is the same. Psoriasis develops when a person’s immune system has faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow too quickly. New skin cells form in days rather than weeks. The body does not shed these excess skin cells. The skin cells pile up on the surface of the skin, causing patches of psoriasis to appear.[hr]
At Dermatique we believe, psoriasis on the scalp has 3 key aspects you need to look into:
1. Stress levels. Stress depletes your immune system. Advice: take it easy, relax and take a deep breath, think positive and allow your immune system to get stronger. Your system will process foods better and your body will thank you for it.