Soratinex for Psoriasis

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Miraculous treatment for 300 000 Czech psorioatic patients

"Natural products Dr Michaels for psoriasis treatment bring new hope to all patients with chronic forms of this disease. The combination of Skin Care Gel, Cream and Oil can be very effective with patients suffering chronic forms of psoriasis even if they just apply them for a few weeks. The success ratio is over 80 %. These products contain no corticosteroids" summarizes Prof. Hercogova regarding the results from testing the products on her patients.

People can be nice, clever, well-mannered, but they would still rather avoid contact with psoriasis sufferers or are be repulsed by them. Life can be hard for those suffering from psoriasis, an incurable disease that affects the largest body organ, the skin. There are approximately 25 million people suffering this disease worldwide.

Psoriasis means having skin which is red and chapped and full of break-outs, having yellow and crooked nails on toes and fingers which look as if they were mouldy, a body covered with grey scales, which keep shedding, having pain and itching. Some people can get so down emotionally, that they might even contemplate suicide. The estimates are that every fifth person suffers from psoriasis. So far there is no cure for psoriasis.

The available medicine can only suppress the symptoms which appear on skin. "Psoriasis comes in various forms, some of its symptoms are not visible with the bare eye but can still set a patient aside from normal life for a long period of time or even forever," explains Prof. Jana Hercogova from Na Bulovce Hospital in Prague. "However, only a few people know that it is not a transmittable disease and you can’t get it by being in physical contact with patients. Therefore there is no reason to avoid people with psoriasis," says the well-known dermatologist.

Disease set me aside from normal life

Mr. Pavel Mastik has already been suffering from psoriasis for several years. He even had to leave his job because of it. "I have so-called psoriatic arthritis. The disease attacked the joints inside my body and that is very painful. Out of thirty days in a month I can move in only about twenty of them, the remaining ten days I can’t move at all," explains this psoriasis patient about his problems with this disease to SIP.

However, these are by far not the only problems. "Recent studies have proven that psoriasis is emotionally just the same or even more difficult for a patient as, for example, is cancer or myocardial infarction. Approximately ten per cent of all patients sooner or later think about committing suicide," adds Prof. Petr Arenberger, the head doctor of the Dermatology Clinic of Vinohrady Hospital in Prague.

Having new hope

This disease can have mild through to moderate up to severe forms. Depending on the form of psoriasis and on how big an area it has attacked the doctors decide about the forms of treatment. Mild forms get treated with creams, ointments and oils. Those are mainly corticosteroids, but those have bad side effects and therefore treatment has to be often discontinued. Serious forms get treated by ultraviolet light on top of the regular treatment. It is called photo-therapy. It is also ideal to visit the Dead Sea on a regular basis. Thanks to its high content of salt, magnesium and tar substances the Dead Sea has beneficial influence on psoriatic skin. For moderate up to severe forms of psoriasis it is also possible to apply biological treatment, the so-called "biologics", in the form of infusions or injections.

"The natural products Dr Michaels for the treatment of psoriasis bring new hope to all patients with chronic forms of this disease. The combination of Skin Care Gel, Cream and Body Oil can be very effective with patients suffering from chronic forms of psoriasis even if they just apply them for a few weeks. The success ratio is over 80 %. These products contain no corticosteroids," summarizes Prof. Hercogova regarding the results from testing the products on her patients.

Ondrej: I had a miracle happen!

The first spot on Ondrej Tichota’s body appeared when he was little over 11 years of age. At the beginning it was rather unobtrusive but gradually it spread over almost all of his whole body. Since then this nice man learns to live with psoriasis and fight it. At this time he has been without any problems for four months.

It was like on a roller-coaster. When psoriasis hit him the most and slowly spread over his feet, arms, head and trunk, Ondrej and his near and dear ones started to seek all possible methods of treatment.

"At the beginning there was nothing else besides corticosteroids, the sun helped also, which I liked anyway. What also helped was going to stay by the sea, I simply had to go. However, the success was only temporary, I was without red spots and corneous skin for only about two months," remembers this young man. He says he tried everything.

"What also looked promising was biological treatment, but insurance companies cover it for only a few hundred people for whom every other treatment has failed. What helped me, at least, was photo-treatment and baths, which I was taking in Prague-Cimice. I used to go there daily for three-month sessions," tells Ondrej to SIP about his therapy.

However, the breaking point in his life was discovering Dr Michaels products. "I am not afraid to call this a little miracle. Within just a few weeks, I experienced great improvement!" says enthusiastic Ondra. He has now been able to wear short sleeves and short pants for four months.

"For three sets of this product I paid around nine thousand Czech crowns. This is how much my ultimate happiness has cost me," smiles this young man.

His head and face got completely healed after four months, the rest of his body after eight weeks and his legs after ten weeks. This brave young has had a great year so far. He has just finished his Masters Degree in Media Studies at the Social Studies Faculty of the Charles University.

What is psoriasis?

WIn healthy skin, the skin cells mature in 28 days. With psoriatic patients, due to infection the cells get up to the skin surface in just 3–4 days. They mature in poor quality and this is what causes the extreme amount of these imperfect skin cells, which deface the surface of skin. However, psoriasis can appear anywhere and it can even cover the whole body. Very often the disease appears in between the ages of 15–35 and persists for a lifetime. Nobody else within the family necessarily needs to suffer from this disease. It can affect men and women equally.

No reason to worry

People with psoriasis encounter many situations during their lives when other people may find them repulsive. However, this is completely unnecessary: it is not a transmittable disease and can never be caught from anybody else - not from shaking hands, from kissing or from intimate contact.

What types of treatment work and how

Biological treatment – this medicine is very expensive and has many undesirable side effects. For a six-month treatment it costs about 400 thousand Czech crowns. This is why health insurance companies only cover this treatment for patients for whom other methods of treatment have failed. There are about 350 of such patients in the Czech Republic now. However, even biological treatment cannot cure psoriasis completely. The effectiveness of this method is about 46 %. The disease usually comes back after 3 months.

Local treatment – Corticosteroids and vitamin D derivatives are the least financially demanding method with about 50 % effectiveness. Depending on the size of the affected area and the time of use it costs approximately 100–2 000 Czech crowns. This medicine is partially covered by health insurance companies. However, the side effects are rather severe, for instance they cause thinning of the skin, bleeding, extensive hair growth, metabolic changes and hormonal changes. The disease can came back to the same extent as before the treatment.

SORATINEX (Dr Michaels) – In comparison to other methods these products are very safe and do not contain corticosteroids. The proven effectiveness is 82.3 %. The cost for one patient per year is in between 4–6 thousand Czech crowns. Since this is classified as cosmetics, the products are not covered by health insurance companies. The disease comes back to some extent but in the days following the start of treatment the condition improves.


Dear Patients, we would like to let you know that in the process of rebranding we decided to change our former brand name (DR MICHAELS) to a new more suitable name SORATINEX for the new market launches of this revolutionary product. Therefore whenever you come across a reference to DR MICHAELS, then please always remember: SORATINEX is DR MICHAELS – it is just the name that has changed, nothing else. The two products are exactly the same in terms of ingredients and manufacturing. Both are made by Dr. Michael Tirant, Australia. We hope this will not cause any confusion, and that you will appreciate and like our new brand name and design.

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