Could my psoriasis be triggered by my CFS/FMS?

Published: January 3, 2013
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I have followed your SHINE protocol and have seen significant improvement with my CFS/FMS. However, I have persistent scalp psoriasis. Could the psoriasis be triggered by my CFS/FMS, or are they in any way related? Do you have any suggestions for a natural remedy for an itchy scalp?

Answer

The psoriasis is a separate issue and not part of the CFS/FMS. If it is itchy, you want to be sure there is not also dandruff with the psoriasis (the dandruff can be treated with Selsun Blue, or the medication Diflucan 200 mg a day for 6 weeks (which is good for the CFS/FMS in most cases) or nizoral shampoo.

L&B,

Dr. T

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

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