Turmeric: A Spice to Fight Lupus

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Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can affect anyone. Symptoms may vary from patient to patient, which means that the treatment approach has to be discussed with an expert, and a team can tailor the best treatment option for that specific condition.

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There are several treatment options available, but not all of them include drugs or medication. Some natural products can also be recommended to try to ease the effects of lupus, such as turmeric. In this video, shared by NutritionFacts.org, Dr. Greger discusses the benefits of this spice and how it can be used to treat lupus. He also shares some interesting facts about the disease, such as who is more at risk, which organs tend to be more affected and other side effects of lupus treatments.

Vitamin D supplements may also be of a great help for lupus patients and may help them avoid cardiovascular disease.

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