Why do patients visit Saint Mary's Medical Center also from abroad?
The staff of St. Mary's Medical Center has long been enjoying the love and respect of its visitors and patients.
Due to many years of experience and trust, the clinic has acquired a simple but at the same time a definite motto - to restore the health of patients at the highest quality and affordability. Following this all, the clinic always sets success records and becomes more and more popular among foreign visitors every day.
The clinic offers a wide range of services, including Dermatovenerology, Dentistry, Implantology, Medical Ultrasound, Diagnostic Laboratory, Women's Health, Urology, Cardiology, Gynecology, Endocrinology, etc.
Here are treated such dermatological diseases the treatment of which seems unbelievable for many people. Such diseases include psoriasis, eczema, seborrhea, alopecia, and various fungal diseases.
Special attention is paid to dermatological problems. The director of the clinic Andranik Mkrtchyan personally supervises the treatment of psoriasis. Being born in a doctor's family and being acquainted with the nuances of psoriasis at an early age, he and the entire staff of the clinic provide 99% result for the treatment of this pathology.
Perhaps few people have any idea about this disease unless they come across it. And those who want to be more informed and avoid the development of such diseases, know the reasons and not panic because of incomplete information, we suggest more detailed information about psoriasis below.
We have already introduced the general characteristics of psoriasis, and many people have more or less been able to have an idea about it. This time we will present you some myths about psoriasis, which often embarrass people. Well, let's start.
Myth 1. Psoriasis and diathesis are the same
No, they are absolutely different diseases. They are as different as, for example, bicycle and car. Yes, both of them are skin diseases, but these are two different diseases.
In case of psoriasis, the immune system 'informs' the body about the formation of skin cells that are not necessary at all. In this case, the cell division occurs about 30 times faster, leading to scales and rashes.
Psoriasis is not a cosmetic problem and its treatment is not so easy. Many people try to get rid of it by means of soap, but it's definitely not right. Psoriasis is a serious disease.
Myth 2. There is only one type of psoriasis
The most widespread type of psoriasis is plaque psoriasis, but it is not limited to that. Other types include guttate, postular, exudative, palmoplantar, psoriatic arthritis, as well as erythrodermia and others that are currently under investigation by our center's specialists. Each of these types requires an individual approach and treatment.
Myth 3. Psoriasis occurs because of a poor hygiene
Many people are blamed that the reason of the disease is a poor hygiene, which results in dry skin and rashes. This is especially critical for those who have scalp psoriasis because people think that the person does not take care about his or her own hygiene and does not wash his or her hair often. And of course, this is also a myth.
Myth 4. Psoriasis and eczema are the same
People often confuse or identify these two diseases. Eczema is also a skin disease that causes itchy skin and irritation, but this is not psoriasis. People often become the victims of wrong diagnoses. For this reason, it is necessary to apply for the relevant specialist and stop self-medicating.
Myth 5. Diet will help get rid of psoriasis
Many people believe that diet will help get rid of psoriasis, but it should be remembered that this disease has an individual manifestation. Diets can be helpful to some extent, but not for everyone, and in this case it is necessary to make a change in the lifestyle, which is also not so easy.
Myth 6. Psoriasis affects only the skin
Although the symptoms of psoriasis are more visible on the skin, however, people with psoriasis are more likely to have depression. Psoriasis greatly causes depression, affecting self-esteem, human relationships, quality of life and sleep in particular. In addition, psoriasis can also infect nails. In this case, psoriasis is often confused with fungal diseases, but these are also different diseases.
Myth 7. Psoriasis is not cured
Psoriasis is not cured as easily as, for example, flu or angina, but it does not mean that the patient should suffer all his or her life. It is possible to reach remission, which will greatly improve the patient's health state. That's why dermatologist's consultation is necessary as soon as possible. Different degrees of this disease require proper treatment and everything depends on the patient.
Myth 8. Psoriasis is infectious
Psoriasis is not infectious, that is why people suffering from this disease may not be afraid to go to the pool or public places. They can make use of utensils, handles and so on. People ill with psoriasis should not be hidden from the public or be ashamed of being there, on the contrary, they should explain to everyone what psoriasis is and that it is not infectious. This disease also has some hereditary predisposition, and that's why many people think that it's infectious.
Myth 9. Psoriasis is always transmitted genetically
Psoriasis can be transmitted genetically with a probability of 5-10%, but it cannot be the only reason for the occurrence of psoriasis, a number of exogenous and endogenous causes are also necessary.
This is connected to the fact that not the disease itself but the genetic inclination is transmitted, and the disease may be transmitted and may be not. The link between genetics and psoriasis is now at the stage of joint research by our and our foreign partners.
Often people ill with psoriasis are afraid to get pregnant, because the child can also inherit that disease.
First of all, it should be mentioned that psoriasis does not affect the reproductive function, and secondly, the possibility that the baby will be healthy is very high. As the disease is not infectious, it will not affect breast feeding. However, the medicines that a woman ill with psoriasis takes during pregnancy may affect the fetus. For this reason, during that period it is obligatory to be under doctor's supervision.
So, we have already clarified the authenticity of several myths about psoriasis and tried to use them as much as possible to improve and maintain our health. Being informed is crucial in managing any disease. One of the main characteristics of St. Mary's Medical Center is the effective and affordable treatment of psoriasis. This disease has also been overcome by many foreign and, of course, Armenian visitors, who now smile remembering the whole story and are glad that this disease is already in the past. Join that team and enjoy a free, healthy and carefree life.
Diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis are performed by qualified specialists at the St. Mary's Medical Center. Hurry to sign up or contact us՝ as soon as possible to get rid of psoriasis.