MANAGEMENT OF PSORIASIS AND ITS ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS WITH THE INTERVENTION OF YOGA PRACTICES: A CASE STUDY

Authors

  • Guru Deo Guru Deo Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga

Keywords:

Psoriasis, Skin Disorder, Yoga, Traditional Therapy.

Abstract

Psoriasis is one of the autoimmune diseases which cases plaque having itchy or sore patches with thick, dry and discolored skin. In this disease even, any part of the body may be affected in due course of time if not treated. Psoriasis plague often seen on the elbows, knees, scalp, back, face, palms, and feet. These features are also found in other auto inflammatory diseases. It takes place when immune system begins to attack healthy cells in the body. In the initial stage often dryness of skin is seen and in the later stages others signs and symptoms start manifesting.

In the current case study, a male participant of 28 years having skin related problem joined the individual yoga therapy session at Out Patient Department of Rajan Babu Institute of Pulmonary Medicine Tuberculosis Hospital. After initial screening, the patient was told about the treatment protocols which has to be adopted in the center for him. It means he had been facing Psoriasis and its concerned complications. He was given three weeks of selected yoga practices and other modifications in diet and life-style for the disorder. After three weeks of combine Yoga therapy intervention patient showed reduction in stress and other associated symptoms of psoriasis. There was decreased frequency of itchiness, burning sensation and also less dryness in skin. Thus, Yoga practices along with life style and dietary modification plays vital role in the management of psoriasis disease.

 

 

Published

2023-01-14

How to Cite

Guru Deo, G. D. (2023). MANAGEMENT OF PSORIASIS AND ITS ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS WITH THE INTERVENTION OF YOGA PRACTICES: A CASE STUDY. Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine (JAHM), 10(6). Retrieved from http://jahm.co.in/index.php/jahm/article/view/595