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The Damages and Food Tips for Vitiligo Patients

damages and diet tips for vitiligo patientsVitiligo is a kind of chronic stubborn skin disease, the symptom of vitiligo is white spots, the treatment course is relatively longer so the vitiligo often brought influence to their life and work. Patients with vitiligo all suffered a lot. In this article, I’d like to introduce the damages and foods tips for vitiligo patients.

1. Appearance influence.

Vitiligo often appear on the exposed areas, directly influence their appearance. Most of vitiligo patients relatively care about their appearance, every time to they out, many female like to use make ups, but because of vitiligo, their appearances damaged greatly.

2. Mental influence.

Vitiligo not only damage their appearance but also brought huge mental burden to them. Vitiligo patients often full of thoughts, suffer from anxious, fear, inferior and other negative emotions, they are afraid to meet people, some patients even get depression and finally even worsen their vitiligo.

3. Normal romantic relationship, work.

Some work units pay much attention to the image can not accept the patients with vitiligo as their workers. Vitiligo patients associate with other gender friends is relatively more difficult than normal people. After frustrated in the work and love, they are easy crush down.

4. Further influence.

If vitiligo no treated timely, their disease might developed further, the adjacent vitiligo might merged into large irregular shape patches and turn into generalized vitiligo, increase their vitiligo difficulty. It also can induce other complications such as thyroid disease and so on.

If the vitiligo patients in the treatment period, they need pay attention in their diet. There are some diet tips for vitiligo patients. Properly diet plan can help to treat vitiligo.

1. Tyrosine, copper and other trace elements.

Tyrosine, copper and other trace elements is good for the synthesis of melanin pigment, it is good to improve their illness state, so vitiligo patients can eat more foods rich in tyrosine, copper and other trace elements such as beef, eggs, edible fungus, pears, dates, dried apricots, beans, raisins and so on.

2. Black color foods.

Vitiligo patients can eat more foods with black or purple color, it is good for the melanin pigment formation such as black soya beans, black sesame, black rice, walnuts and so on.

3. Eat less foods rich in vitamin C.

Vitamin C can influence the synthesis of melanin pigment from many tracts, it is very easy to induce vitiligo. So vitiligo patients should try to eat less foods rich in vitamin C such as kiwifruits, fresh oranges, cherries, waxberries , strawberries in the fruits, the tomatoes, green chilies, white turnips and so on.

4. Avoid eating spicy, stimulating foods such as garlic, green onion, shrimp, mutton, wines and so on.

The spicy, stimulating foods might influence the treatment effects of vitiligo, so if it is possible, try to avoid these foods.


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