Priority 1 from the Psoriasis PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Do lifestyle factors such as diet, dietary supplements, alcohol, smoking, weight loss and exercise play a part in treating psoriasis? (JLA PSP Priority 1)
Overall ranking 1
JLA question ID 0072/1
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Notay, 2017 Some evidence presented for probiotics for symptomatic and clinical improvement in atopic dermatitis and acne.  No clinical psoriasis data presented (inflammatory markers only).  More research required.

Upala, 2017 Some evidence for nonsurgical weight loss intervention presented.  More RCTs required to provide greater quality data. 

Health Research Classification System category Skin
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What lifestyle changes if any are proven to help psoriasis
Submitted by 159 uncertainties were submitted around this question
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0072
PSP name Psoriasis
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 55  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 17 September 2018