Day-to-Day Living

Leaky Gut, Increased Intestinal Permeability, & Lupus

Exercises

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction & Chronic Pain

Many Lupus Warriors are familiar with chronic pain -- the kind that lasts for...

Day-to-Day Living

Pets, Health Benefits of Animals, & Lupus

“Sometimes it feels like my pet is the only one that understands me,” is...

Living with Lupus

Acupuncture, Pain Reduction, & Lupus

Looking for strategies to help battle pain and fatigue without more medications? Alternative treatments like acupuncture may offer support to Lupus Warriors. The goal of lupus treatment can vary between clinicians and people living with lupus. A recent study found that...

Day-to-Day Living

Positive Affirmations and Lupus

Positive affirmations and positive thinking are two powerful strategies that can help Lupus Warriors improve self esteem, manage stress, & get motivated to take on challenges. Staying positive and motivated when dealing with lupus and its myriad symptoms isn’t easy. Over time, it’s easy to find...

Living with Lupus

High-Dose Vitamin C, the Immune System, & Lupus

Can high-dose vitamin C or a daily low-dose of vitamin C help manage lupus? Going beyond the common cold... There is an ongoing debate whether or not vitamin c is a prophylaxis against the flu and the common cold. This essential nutrient, though, is vital in essential bodily functions as...

Day-to-Day Living

Expressive Writing Therapy: Lupus Benefits

A good story can transport us to a new world. And, research suggests that writing therapy, directed writing on specific topics, can help battle the stress & symptoms of lupus. At times, it can feel as though your brain is running wild. Many people, if not most, experience intrusive thoughts and replay troubling moments over...

Diet

Probiotics, “Good” Bacteria, & Lupus Symptoms

Microorganisms and bacteria help our bodies function. Can probiotics, or "good" bacteria, help reduce lupus symptoms? Good bacteria may seem like an oxymoron. But, bacteria play a vital role in the human body, particularly in the intestines where they help digest folic acid and certain vitamins. So, what are probiotics? Probiotics are particular...

Day-to-Day Living

Massage Therapy for Lupus & Fibromyalgia

While the name 'massage therapy' is relatively new, the healing power of touch has been used for thousands of years. In fact, there are references to massage therapy in ancient writings from India, Egypt, Japan, China, & Mesopotamia. Perhaps the earliest depiction of massage comes from the Tomb of Akmanthor ("The...

Living with Lupus

Lupus Supplements: What Works (And What Doesn’t)

Lupus Supplements: Experiences from Warriors When is comes to lupus supplements, there are a lot of options, but what works and what is just snake oil? Lupus warriors share their experiences.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It only takes 2 minutes and can help other lupus warriors feel more empowered when making decisions...

Diet

Bone Broth For Lupus – Where is the Evidence?

There a lot of articles on the benefits of bone broth for lupus, but where is the evidence? Lupus is a disease that modern science is still trying to figure out. In fact, it can seem like there are more questions than answers. Why doesn’t this medication work for...

Diet

Turmeric and Lupus: Poll Results on Home Remedies

1,102 people shared their experiences using turmeric as a home remedy to combat lupus. The spice has been used for over 2,500 years as a home remedy helping people battle everything from liver, blood, and gastric disorders to inflammation. In fact, there are even reviews looking at how turmeric can...