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White Spots on Skin :Causes ,Symptoms,Diet ,Treatment

the symptoms, causes, diet and treatment of vitiligoVitiligo is a common skin disease, it symptoms is white spot in skin, it’s symptoms seriously damaged the patient’s appearance, in this article, I’d like to introduce the causes, symptoms, diet, treatment of white spots on skin.

1. The causes of white spots.

Lack of some trace elements such as zinc, copper, iodine and etc can cause vitiligo. Because these trace elements will participate in the metabolism of our body, if lack of some trace elements, the process of synthesize melanin pigment can not carry on, finally will cause the loss of pigment in part of skin and cause white spots. The disorder of immune system also can cause white spots on the skin. Because the immune system hyperfunction will cause autoimmunity disease, make it can not recognize itself cells and damage the pigment cells finally cause white spots on the skin.

Genetic factors also can induce vitiligo. There are over 30% vitiligo patients have family history about this disease. External injuries and irritations also can induce vitiligo such as fire burns, frostbites, surgery wounds and so on can damage the melanocyte, cause part of their skin become white. The irritations such as pressures, scratches also can cause vitiligo.

2. The symptoms of white spots.

The color of vitiligo in the early stage often present in shallow white, the shape of vitiligo often irregular. The area of vitiligo in the early stage is relatively small, there are often have no self conscious in the skin lesion except pigment loss symptom. The number of vitiligo in the early stage not many, most of the vitiligo appeared in exposed skin such as face, neck, arms and other parts. But with their vitiligo development, the number of white spots will gradually increase, the adjacent white spots can merged into large patches in irregular shape. The hair on the white spots can turn white.

3. Diet attentions for vitiligo patients.

What foods food for vitiligo patients? Vitiligo patients can eat more nuts such as ginkgoes, walnuts, peanuts, sunflower seeds, chestnuts, lotus seeds, pine nuts, watermelon seeds, almonds. They also can eat beans, bean products, black sesame, animal livers and so on. The foods with black color also good for them. These foods not only can directly supply melanin, it also contains much nutrients such as trace elements. The trace elements copper and zinc closely relevant to the activity of tyrosinase and structure of melanocyte. Often eat foods with black color can improve the blood circulation, improve the immunity, so it is good for vitiligo patients. There are some common black color foods such as black rice, black soya beans, dark dates, dark grapes, dark plums, kelp, nuri and so on.

4. Treatment of white spots.

There are many medicines to treat vitiligo in the market. The common treatment for vitiligo is the medicine add phototherapy. According to many clinical experience, combine the western medicine with Chinese medicine have is the best treatment for vitiligo patients.

The Beijing CASU TCM Vitiligo Hospital combine traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine along with some large scale medical instruments, internal and external use medicines, silicon light, carbon light, 308 eximer laser, UVB, laser, patent Chinese medicines, western medicines and so on to treat vitiligo, we not only treat the symptom of vitiligo but treat the causes.

There are four steps in our hospital to treat vitiligo. First is take a comprehensive diagnosis to find out true causes of the vitiligo. Then stop the development of vitiligo. The third step is to restore the color of the vitiligo. The four step is consolidation treatment. Only these four steps combine together, it is can called a relatively perfect treatment plan.


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