Ask the Insider – Psoriasis

Q: What can I do about my psoriasis?

Dr. Micozzi: Aside from specific natural regimens, the mind-body connection has a powerful role and influence on psoriasis. Consequently, this is a condition for which there have been many observations of “spontaneous remissions” and “miracle cures.” My book The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion discusses how your thoughts and feelings can actually impact your immune system—which, in turn, affects your skin

The key is finding the right mind-body therapies that work best for you—including acupuncture, hypnosis, biofeedback, meditation, yoga, guided imagery, and relaxation techniques. You can learn more by reading my book Your Emotional Type and taking the Emotional Type Quiz.