Unfortunately, alcohol is a trigger for many people with psoriasis. Smoking. Avoid smoking if you have psoriasis. Tobacco can increase your risk of psoriasis and also make your symptoms more severe. Smoking triggers your psoriasis. Smoking is a bigger culprit for women than men. Passive smoking (second hand smoking) and Psoriasis. I can only assume that the effects of drinking alcohol on psoriasis might be lessened if the person took a supplement with GLA to make up for the deficiency caused by drinking.
Worrying about the impact of smoking on your psoriasis is failing to see the forest for all the trees in the way. You certainly don’t need cigarettes nor alcohol if you have fun so easily. If i stop smoking, will my psoriasis clear? or will i have a big flare up because of stress from the withdrawl symptoms? is psoriasis. Rub this on,soak in this, eat this, don’t eat that, take this herb, drink this tea, no alcohol. Research from JAMA Dermatology Alcohol Intake and Risk of Psoriasis Smoking as a Confounding Factor.
Nowadays it’s pretty difficult not to be aware of how damaging smoking and drinking can be to your health. What might surprise you though, is that both these habits are particularly bad for psoriasis. Alcohol may impact psoriasis by aggravating inflammation or reducing the effectiveness of treatment.