Psoriasis link to gut bacteria found
Gut bacteria in patients with Psoriasis have been found to be less diverse that in people without the disease.
Low levels of the Coprococcus species, and Akkermansia, Ruminococcus, and Pseudobutyrivibrio. were found in patients, when compared with people without the disease..
“Supernatants of fecal samples from patients revealed an increase in sIgA levels and decrease in RANKL levels. Analysis of fatty acids revealed low fecal quantities of hexanoate and heptanoate in both patients with Psoriasis artritis and patients with psoriasis” states the abstract.
Gut bacteria are particularly susceptible to drugs, antibiotics and chemical toxins. Research has previously shown the affect of Dioxins in the disease here.
?About 5 per cent of the population are thought to suffer from the disease, which has historically wrongly been thought to be largely genetic.