Friday, November 7, 2008
Sebastian: "Psoriasis is not contagious but we reject"
Statistics This news has been viewed 629 times and sent to 4 people. Vote this news Would you have found this interesting news? This news has been voted by 3 people. Hear the news Odra Rodriguez Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Psoriasis is an incurable disease of the immune system, which affects the skin. Although it is not contagious, the company continues to discriminate against those affected simply by its external appearance. 21,000 canaries suffer this disease, including Sebastian, who lives with her for 25 years. Sebastian Santana has long since left behind a life full of complex and bonds because of their skin lesions. For 15 years, he believes "Lost" will not hesitate to take no cure psoriasis, while the technology allowed the man to build a station in space, and even vaccines and treatments to combat some cancers. It took many years to understand that the disease has no cure and then began to learn to live with it, especially because he would accompany his entire life. But meanwhile, tried to hide their injuries under "long-sleeved shirts with wearing the neck closed and did not use bermuda, or enjoying the beach," he says. 21. 000 canaries in addition to 800,000 in Spain and 125 million people worldwide suffer from this disorder, chronic, with no cure and it is not contagious, but that "generates rejection and discrimación only by the skin lesions," pointed Sebastian. "The society has a misconception about this disease, which is taken as an infectious and contagious when it is not true," adds the Action delegate Psoriasis also Canaries. With its 54 years old, married with two children, the teacher at the College of Primary Antonio Padron in the town of Dundee-known diagnosis for 25 years. It is a chronic disease of the immune system of the skin that produces scaly lesions blaquecinas. In his case, in particular, came to be, "except his face, the whole body riddled flakes of dead skin." Today says it has controlled the pathology 'with a certain diet, with sport, and trying not to suffer stress, sunbathing and going to the beach' account. However psoriasis whose cost is relative economic importance. A year can invest EUR 900, 300 of them in Skin. Sebastian no longer wears a drug treatment, but is forced to "change their brand of moisturizing creams, gels and shampoos, among others, every few meses.Y much this costs money. My bathroom looks like a parapharmacy. " It can be hereditary and has no cure Against the opinion of society, psoriasis is not contagious in any way, either by rubbing the skin of the person concerned. It is also a disease with a genetic predisposition, which affects both sexes and for the moment has no cure. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic disease of the skin that produces scaly lesions, swollen and inflamed. It affects both sexes equally. The extent of affected skin varies from one person to another. It is not contagious, you can not 'catch' touching the plates of psoriasis. Usually occurs between 15 and 35 years, but sometimes may appear in infancy or 50 or 70 years. Is this hereditary? The onset of psoriasis is a genetic predisposition, one third of people with psoriasis have a family history. Why is triggered? An outbreak of psoriasis can be triggered by trauma, psychological stress, hormonal changes, infections of skin or respiratory tract, and certain drugs contraindicated as lithium salts, NSAIDs (indomethacin), chloroquine, interferon alpha, beta blockers and calcium antagonists . Excess weight and alcohol are harmful. Moreover, can aggravate the condition of the affected. What happens? The skin is formed by a thin outer layer, the epidermis and a resilient and flexible inner layer, the dermis. The epidermis is made up of some dead cells and flattened continually being apparent in a process that lasted nearly a month. The renewal of the cells outside of the skin in the case of psoriatic patients occurs in four days, instead of the usual 25-30 days