Therapies

Monoclonal Antibodies and Lupus

For some with lupus, monoclonal antibodies are life-changing medications that reduce the need for corticosteroids and immunosuppressants – and their side effects.  How do monoclonal antibodies work and are they an option for you?  Read on to find out! Introduction What are antibodies and what is so special about monoclonal antibodies? How do monoclonal antibodies…

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Lupus and Kratom

Using kratom to treat many health conditions, including lupus and its overlap diseases, is highly controversial. What is kratom and is it worth the risk?   Introduction to Lupus and Kratom How can kratom treat lupus? What are the risks of kratom use? In Conclusion Introduction to Lupus and Kratom Kratom may sound like something…

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Lupus and Turmeric

The spice that gives the most flavorful curry dishes their distinctive taste and color also contains healing properties that may help treat and manage lupus! Introduction to Lupus and Turmeric How might turmeric help with lupus? What are the risks? In Conclusion Introduction to Lupus and Turmeric Turmeric is an Indian culinary spice that comes…

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Lupus and Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy is the newest frontier in the quest for better treatments (and possibly a cure) for lupus.  What can this therapy mean for you – now or in the future?  Read on to find out! Introduction What are stem cells? Stem Cell Therapy and Lupus In Conclusion . Introduction Stem cell therapy, as…

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Lupus and Self-care: A Day at the Spa

Prioritizing routine self-care is a must for both women and men living with lupus. Enjoying a day at the spa – or creating a spa-like experience at home – can feed the body and soul!   Introduction to Lupus and Self-care: A Day at the Spa Building the Perfect Spa Day In Conclusion Introduction to…

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Lupus and Chiropractic Care

In many parts of the world, chiropractic medicine is a popular complementary care option for those with autoimmune conditions like lupus.  It is especially helpful in the treatment of the muscle weakness and joint pain commonly associated with SLE, but that is only the beginning.  Read on to find out how a chiropractor can be…

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Lupus and The Human Touch: Massage Therapy for Symptom Management

As someone with lupus, you may feel like you’ve exhausted all of your options for symptom relief. You may have grown weary of trying one prescription after another and while you may experience some benefits, it may not be enough. You may still find yourself struggling with the aches, pains and stiffness that comes with…

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Lupus and Acupuncture

Estimated to be worth over $210 billion by 2026, the complementary and alternative medicines’ market has taken off like wildfire as many seek a wide variety of ways to fight the ravages of illness and stress. Many swear by the curative powers of practices such as massage therapy and acupuncture as ways to assist in…

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Lupus

If you have lupus, it is likely that you have been advised to take vitamin D as a supplement to your other therapies. Since those with lupus often must avoid direct sunlight, the primary way that vitamin D is produced naturally, it is a common deficiency that can lead to poor bone health – among…

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Fatty Acids: Omega-3s in the Treatment of Lupus

Contents What exactly are omega-3’s? What are the health benefits of omega-3’s? Sources of Omega-3 Krill Oil in the Treatment of Lupus In conclusion Lately, there have been a growing number of research studies, which highlight the possible role of certain fatty acids in slowing that kind of overactive immune responses that are seen in…

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