For those who have skin conditions, they may be viewed as more of a nuisance or an annoyance, and some of them very well might amount to just that and nothing more. Others, such as psoriasis, are much more than an irritation. If you suffer from psoriasis, you are at risk for a number of complications, and none of the mare to be taken lightly. Today we’ll discuss a few of those complications to show you why proper psoriasis treatment in Dundee or anywhere else is so important.
1. The hardship of hypertension
It’s a proven fact that hypertension is more difficult to keep in check if you also have psoriasis. Studies have shown that a higher amount of medication is required to treat hypertension in those with psoriasis that in those who do not have it. Hypertension can ultimately lead to further complications which can be more severe. Getting your psoriasis treatment in Dundee will make it easier to keep your blood pressure under control.
2. The ache of arthritis
Yes, there is a type of arthritis associated with psoriasis. Roughly between 10 and 30 percent of those with the skin condition will develop it. This appropriately named complication called psoriatic arthritis can cause swelling in the tendons and in the joints as well as the well known stiffness and pain that most forms of arthritis bring to bear. By having your psoriasis treatment in Dundee done as early as possible, you can get it under control before complications like these arise.
3. The irk of infection
This complication is another significant one of which I have personal knowledge. A good friend who suffers with psoriasis neglected to get it properly treated, and it eventually developed into a cellulitis infection which was not so easy to cure. Happily, he made it through and is now undergoing psoriasis treatments and doing fine. Still, if he had followed through with his treatment earlier, it could have all been avoided.
Psoriasis may seem like a mere irritation or the proverbial “pain in the neck”, but it is something that should be taken seriously. Proper psoriasis treatment in Dundee or elsewhere can do away with the red, flaky areas on the skin which will help you look better and feel better too. At the same time, the psoriasis treatments will also prevent complications and future issues giving you a much healthier future to look forward to.
To learn more or to set up your initial consultation for a psoriasis treatment in Dundee, contact <a href="https://dundeedermatol.wpengine.com/"Dundee Dermatology.