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What is lupus and how to treat it

Lupus is considered to be an autoimmune disease that attacks the immune system of body tissues, and women have this disease more than men, and the most common type of lupus is systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and the exact cause of this disease is unknown, but experts believe it is because Genetics and environmental factors, in addition to chronic infections, stress and some medications, and sunlight can lead to lupus, and SLE is classified as an autoimmune disease in which the body fights healthy organs and tissues, and SLE can affect the Many members of c Poison, such as: skin, joints, kidneys, etc., and the main cause of SLE has not yet been identified, except that there are a set of factors that are believed to stimulate the appearance of SLE.

Symptoms of lupus lupus:

The symptoms of SLE differ from person to person, and the following are some of the most common symptoms:
  1. Hair loss and weight loss.
  2. Feeling tired, allergic to sunlight.
  3.  Feeling chest pain when breathing.
  4.  Swelling in the lymph nodes.
  5.  High body temperature.
  6. A rash resembling a butterfly, often on both sides of the nose, on the face.
  7. Mouth ulcers.

Home remedy for SLE:

Turmeric use:
Where turmeric contains a substance called (curcumin) and it is very effective in preventing and treating autoimmune diseases including SLE, and turmeric helps reduce systolic blood pressure in patients with relapse or lupus nephritis and the way it is used is done through the use of turmeric In preparing food and inserting it into the diet, turmeric milk is drunk and prepared by adding a teaspoon of turmeric powder to a cup of milk and leaving it to a boil, then adding honey for sweetening, and drinking it once or twice daily, and it should be noted that turmeric is not suitable for people People with bitterness.

Ginger is considered a useful spice in the treatment of lupus associated with arthritis, because it contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve joint pain and swelling, and ginger is used in the diet by using it in cooking, and a piece of fresh ginger root can be added to juice Your favorite fruit and drink daily.

Omega-3 fatty acids:
Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, such as cold-water fish such as salmon, sardines, mackerel, tuna, herring, ground flaxseed, and chia and walnut seeds, where a 2008 study published in the Journal of Rheumatic Diseases found that study participants ate 3 grams of omega-3 fish oil supplements containing 1,200 mg of docosahexaenoic acid daily for six months showed an improvement in lupus symptoms compared to the placebo group.

 Doing exercise:
Exercise plays an important role in improving health, especially for lupus patients, as regular exercise helps prevent fatigue and stiffness in joints, and a small pilot study published in 2000 in the Journal of Arthritis Care and Research found that exercise helps reduce fatigue, Strengthening muscles and improving heart health in people with lupus.
 Vitamin D:
Low vitamin D3 leads to autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and lupus, and eating foods rich in vitamin D such as fortified milk, grains, salmon, fatty fish, cheese, egg yolks, mushrooms, and taking vitamin D3 supplements, consult a doctor For the correct dose, it is possible to be exposed to the sun to get sun vitamin, which is good for many situations, and avoid exposure to UV rays.
Apple cider vinegar :
It helps to increase the production of hydrochloric acid in the body, which if a deficiency leads to lupus, and in addition to that it helps to remove toxins and improve the absorption of nutrients, and is done by adding a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to a cup of warm water, and adding lemon juice to it to increase The effectiveness of this treatment, and drink this treatment 2 or 3 times a day, 20 minutes before eating.

Coconut Oil :
The fatty acids found in coconut oil help to balance the immune system and reduce the negative immune response. In addition, coconut oil offers many health benefits such as lowering cholesterol, controlling blood sugar, improving digestion and treating candidiasis. .