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Lupus Anti-Inflammatory Tea: Ginger & Turmeric

Anti-inflammatory Tea Recipe As the seasons change, Lupus inflammation and pain can increase. It seems unavoidable and managing it is often challenging. Finding some natural, homeopathic ways to relieve pain is a helpful aid in caring for yourself. Ginger and turmeric both have anti-inflammatory properties, so we’re sharing a recipe…

Reflexology: Lupus

Lupus and Reflexology Have you considered reflexology to ease lupus? Reflexology is an ancient practice passed down through the ages. Proof of the practice may date back to pre-dynastic China 3000 BC. The Incas and Native Americans may have introduced reflexology to South and North America. What is reflexology? It is a homeopathic…

Essential Oils: Lupus

Aromatherapy offers Anti-Inflammatory Benefits Have you considered using essential oils to help with lupus symptoms? More widely known as aromatherapy, essential oils have been around for centuries. We’ve discovered some ways they might help ease lupus.       Like herbs and minerals, the FDA does not regulate essentials oils. Most medical doctors don’t consider…

Anti-inflammatory Curried Chicken Salad Recipe

When you have lupus it is important to eat a diet rich in anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants. This anti-inflammatory curried chicken salad recipe is full of fruits and vegetables, and rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants, like Vitamin C, can stop free radicals from damaging cells. Vitamin C also supports the immune system. You…

Lupus Relaxation Tips

Tips for Relaxation With lupus, fatigue alone can cause a great deal of stress. You have things you need to get done, but lupus has other ideas for you. When people tell you to relax, you can do anything but relax! You become tense. There’s something about those words — relax, be…

Toni Braxton Lupus Quote

Quote about Lupus by Toni Braxton Anyone living with lupus knows that it is a challenging disease. Lupus decides your daily schedule. Life often takes a backseat to the disease – even for celebrities with lupus. But when the curtain goes up, and its time for the star to shine, pain and…

Adenosine Receptor May Offer Way of Moderating Immune Response in Lupus

Researchers found a specific class of adenosine receptors called A2A that works to counter the immune cell hyperactivation observed in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients, and may be a new target for disease treatment. The study, “A2A adenosine receptor upregulation correlates with disease activity in patients with systemic lupus…

Idera Details Workings of 3G Antisense Technology, Potential Lupus Therapy

Idera Pharmaceuticals recently presented pre-clinical data on the mechanisms of action behind its antisense (3GA) technology platform, a gene silencing technology whose potential disease indications include, but are not limited to, lupus nephritis. Idera’s 3GA technology specifically silences disease-causing genes using small molecules called oligonucleotides, which offer an improvement over…

Wait… What is Lupus?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx3J7BFZIFg Lupus is the reason why the Alliance for Lupus Research even exists. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and can affect all the major organs of the body. Being a systemic inflammatory disorder, lupus commonly presents a multitude of symptoms. Interested in knowing…

Lupus Tips to Deal With Flares: Top 5 Tips

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and can affect all the major organs of the body. Being a systemic inflammatory disorder, lupus commonly presents a multitude of symptoms. Find out more about what lupus is exactly. In…