Healing Options for Lupus

“Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years.

In lupus, something goes wrong with your immune system, which is the part of the body that fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs (“foreign invaders,” like the flu). Normally our immune system produces proteins called antibodies that protect the body from these invaders. Autoimmune means your immune system cannot tell the difference between these foreign invaders and your body’s healthy tissues (“auto” means “self”) and creates autoantibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue. These autoantibodies cause inflammation, pain, and damage in various parts of the body.

Lupus is also a disease of flares (the symptoms worsen and you feel ill) and remissions (the symptoms improve and you feel better).” [1]

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect various parts of the body, including theskinjointsheartlungsbloodkidneys, and brain. Normally, the body’s immune systemmakes proteins called antibodies to protect the body against virusesbacteria, and other foreign materials. These foreign materials are called antigens.[ncbi]

 Yoga (9.8/10)

Bridge Pose

“This yoga pose is also popular as bridge pose. Lie on your back on the ground, slowly bend the knees, and placing your both feet on the ground. Breathe out and press the inner part of your feet and your arm on the ground. Lift your hips off the ground till your thighs are parallel to the ground. Keep your shoulders and neck on the ground and raise your body below the shoulder up the floor a bit such that your body resembles a bridge.”

Reclining Bound Angle Pose

“Supta Baddhakonasana, also popular as reclining butterfly pose, is an effective yoga exercise to treat lupus. Lay one bolster and place a double-folded blanket perpendicular to it making a T-shape. Create a loop by using your belt. Sit upright in front of the bolster, slip the belt around you, insert your one foot into the loop of belt and then insert the other. Join your feet with knees apart. Now you can lower yourself back on the bolster and hands facing upwards. Do deep breathing. Stay in this yoga pose for about 5 minutes. Get back to normal slowly.”

The Auspicious Pose

“Swastikasana, also widely popular as auspicious pose, is an effective yoga exercise that helps relax your nerves. Simply sit on the ground and fold your legs such that left ankle is between right thigh and knee and vice versa. Place your both palms on your knees and focus your vision. Stay in this position for about five minutes.”

Legs Up The Wall Pose

“Viparati Karani, also well-known as a ‘legs up the wall’ pose, is a beneficial yoga pose to improve your blood circulation effectively. Use one bolster and place it against one of the walls of your room. Now, lay down on one of your sides by placing your hip on the bolster, your knees placed closely into your chest, and the soles of your feet on the wall. Slowly, raise your feet up the wall and then roll your hips onto the placed bolster. Touch your elbows to the mat below your back, slowly lift your hips, and move close to the wall. Now, raise your legs by straightening your knees. Lie in this yoga pose for about five minutes and then slowly roll down to recline.”

Mountain Pose Yoga

“Mountain pose is the other name of Tadasana, which helps cure lupus effectively. You can get good relief from the pain and inflammation resulting due to lupus. All you need to do is stand straight and join both of your legs, keep your feet’s sole grounded and heels a bit apart, both hand at your sides, focus your vision straight forward, and stay in this pose for about five minutes. This yoga pose helps improve your posture, breathing, and awareness, mitigate sciatica and inflammation of lupus, and strengthens your lower body substantially.”

Camel Pose

“Ustrasana, also widely popular as a camel pose, is a remedial yoga pose to treat lupus and rheumatic pain resulting due to it. Kneel down on the ground keeping your hands by your sides. Slowly, bend backwards till you feel a significant stretch in you back. Use your hands and hold your heels. Stay in this pose for about 15 seconds and let go off it slowly. Camel pose increases the capacity of your lunges, mitigate the knee pain, improve the blood circulation and posture, stimulates your thyroid gland and metabolic processes, and ensures good respiratory health.” [2]

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Acupuncture (8.4/10)

CV 3 (called ‘Conception Vessel 3’)

“This is an intersection point of three different meridians – the spleen, kidney and liver. It’s known to be a powerful point in acupuncture and acupressure. To find this point, find your pubic bone and place your finger in the midline of the body at the level of this bone. Move upwards about three finger widths; the CV 3 point lies here.”

Kidney 3

“This is the kidney revival point; it’s between your medial anklebone and the Achilles tendon.”

Lung 9

“When excess yang is causing aggravation of Lupus symptoms, this is the point to stimulate. It’s located below the thumb on the inside of the crease of the wrist.”

BL 20

“This point is located on the back, at the level of the lower part of the spinous process of T11 and one and a half finger width lateral to the spine. It’ s commonly pressed for conditions such as diarrhea, vomiting, jaundice anorexia, backache, and swelling.”

BL 23

“This point is used to relieve dizziness, lower back pain, asthma, diarrhea, blurry vision, and urination problems. It is located on the back at the lowe part of the spinous process of L2 lumbar vertebrae, and one and a half finger widths lateral to the spine.”

ST 36

“This point is called ‘Leg Three Miles’; find the joint between the femur and the tibia. The exact point is closer to the fibula (the small bone of the lower leg) than to the middle of the tibia. Now move three finger widths down; this point is one finger width from the bony ridge of the tibia.

When you press, hold for about one minute each. Lupus is a serious disease and you will achieve the best results by working with a licensed acupuncturist. While you do, learn what you can do at home for yourself. You’ll be amazed by the improvements.” [3]

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Homeopathic Remedies (7.6/10)

“Homeopathy can be very helpful in the treatment of lupus. Homeopathic remedies have hardly any adverse effects, because they are just extracts of healthy plants and herbs. Before using any homeopathic remedy, a qualified homeopath must be consulted and he will recommend the best remedy, depending on the medical history of the person. There are several homeopathic cures that are very effective and can help those who suffer from this condition.”

Apis Mellifica – Honey bee is a homeopathic remedy for lupus, which is beneficial for swollen and painful joints, nephritis, cancer of the tongue and conjunctivitis, as well as for edema, burning pains, prolapses and meningitis. The side effect of this remedy is jealousy.” 

Arsenicum  Album – Another homeopathic remedy is white oxide of arsenic or Arsenicum Album, which has positive effects on burning pains, asthma, acrid, tiredness, chillness and swelling. Possible side effects are fear, loneliness and isolation. Arsenicum Album is also used for night burning and itching, or when the scalp is very sensitive.” 

Ledum Pal – is a homeopathic remedy which is very helpful for the muscle pain and swollen and painful joints, whereas in cases of lupus accompanied by fever and a great thirst, Bryonia is the most effective. Furthermore, Belladona is used to treat lupus in the case when red rashes appear on the face.”

Arnica – is a homeopathic remedy that is highly recommended when the chest pain occurs during deep breathing, acid flour is the best for the loss of the hair, while Glonoinum is preferable for the sensitivity to the sun. Moreover, Calcium Carbonate is suggested to treat lupus for fair, fatty or flabby patients with swollen glands that easily become tired whatever they are doing. Furthermore, this homeopathic remedy is recommended for those who sweat fast and have sour smell of the body, as well as for the girls that are overweighed and are growing too quickly.” [4]

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 Ayurveda (5.2/10)

Green Tea

“It has been seen that people who consume green tea suffer much less from lupus. It contains polyphenols which are terrific antioxidant compounds. These compounds act as a guard for the cells and prevent healthy cell death.”

Turmeric

“Turmeric contains curcumin which is a very good antioxidant. Turmeric also contains anti-inflammatory compounds. Both these constituents of turmeric can help you to lower the symptoms of lupus.”

Flaxseed

“This herb has shown tremendous effect on lupus. The linolenic acid contained in flaxseed can bring down chronic inflammation and alleviate the symptoms of lupus.”

Stinging Nettle

“This herb has been used for centuries to treat symptoms associated with arthritis. Symptoms such as pain and inflammation can be cured by this herb. Moreover, it contains boron which helps to increase urination.”

Feverfew

“This herb hails from the sunflower family. It is helpful in reducing pain, inflammation and headache. However, you should take it in consultation with your doctor since it has been found to interact with certain medicines.”

Astragalus

“Some Chinese herbs have been found to be quite beneficial in treating lupus. Astragalus is one of those. It supports and regulates the immune system.”

Cayenne Pepper

“This herb contains a lot of vitamin C which is essential for energy since you are suffering from chronic fatigue. It has the ability to purge the blood of toxins.” [5]

Foods that Make Lupus Worse

“Some foods that can contribute to lupus and make autoimmune disease symptoms worse include:”

Gluten

“Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, barley, rye and most flour-containing products. Gluten intolerance is common because it’s difficult for many people to digest properly. This can increase leaky gut syndrome, inflammation or trigger a lupus flare-up.”

Trans fat and sometimes saturated fats: These fats are found in fast food, many fried foods and packaged/processed foods, and can lead to inflammation and heart problems. Some people with lupus have a hard time metabolizing saturated fats and should limit cheese, red meat, creamy foods and packaged foods.”

Added sugar: Too much sugar can overstimulate the immune system and increase pain.”

High-sodium foods: Because lupus can damage the kidneys, it’s best to try to keep sodium and salt levels low to prevent fluid retention, worsened swelling and electrolyte imbalances.”

Alcohol and too much caffeine: These can increase anxiety, worsen inflammation, damage the liver, increase pain, and cause dehydration and sleep-related problems.”

Certain legumes: Alfalfa seeds and sprouts, green beans, peanuts, soybeans, and snow peas contain a substance that has been shown to trigger lupus flare-ups in some patients (although not all). Negative reactions in certain patients are believed to be caused by the amino acid L-canavanine. (4)

It’s also very important to avoid smoking cigarettes and using recreational drugs. These can worsen lung damage and inflammation significantly, leading to complications, such as infections.” [6]

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