Lupus and Food: Is What You’re Eating Making You Worse?

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It’s a well-known fact that the cause of lupus is not yet fully understood and many things we do on a daily basis could be triggering lupus flares and symptoms, making this disease even more difficult to deal with than it already is.

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After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease such as lupus, it’s difficult to understand what is happening to our body and how we can make it better, and what’s making us worse? What can we benefit from and what will trigger flare-ups? In this video, shared by Steven Baranowitz in 2013, listen to the doctor talk about how many times his lupus patients ask him if there is a relationship between food and lupus as many of his patients seem to notice that some foods tend to make them feel worse.

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