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The Best Supplement For Lupus
I stop taking all medications for lupus I am now only on vitamins an supplements what vitamins would be best?
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Lupus: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a very serious condition that needs to be managed with medicine to prevent serious consequences. Herbs and supplements oftentimes interact with medicine and one should always consult with not only your physician but a pharmacist. Not all interactions are even known. Please see this link from lupus.org: http://tinyurl.com/hr44p88 See comments please. ...Read more
Unfortunately: no such thing as treating lupus naturally, if it is truly lupus, please follow up closely with your doctor or your rheumatologist, good luck ...Read more
Please give advice on how 2 fight the fatigue that comes with p.O.T.S& lupus.This is a huge struggle for me.I am also iron deficient but on supplement?
FATIGUE: Lupus is a major cause of disease. You should be on treatment for the lupus. Specialists who treat lupus are the rheumatologists ...Read more
I have Lupus and take "Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate". I have around 8 kilos extra and I don't eat enough protein. Can I replace this supplement?
No: Hydroxychloroquine is considered a DMARD (disease modifying antirheumatic drug) used in lupus and many other autoimmune diseases to help slow disease progression. It is not considered a supplement. Has many benefits and fairly well tolerated. It has not been shown to cause weight gain and some studies have actually shown people who take hydroxychloroquine have developed diabetes less frequently ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
+ANA test.elevated histones AB only. only on aspirin and BB. take some supplements in low doses like serrapeptase.can this cause drug induced lupus?
Not known : I am not aware that this is associated with drug-induced lupus. Antihistone anybody's can be seen in wild or systemic lupus as well as drug-induced lupus. Certainly there is no evidence from what you tell us that you have lupus of any type. you say you're on aspirin and I'm uncertain why and you say are on BB and I don't know what that is. From the information you're giving us I'm not certain the information you're giving us I'm not even certain why they did it in a testing on you. From what I can tell you don't have Lucas from this conversation ...Read more
I have sle lupus what medicine is best for me because I take plenty and what kind of food can I eat?
Varied meds: There are many different meds used for lupus depending on what features of the disease you have. They may range from anti inflammatory medication to steroids and many other drugs. You really need to be followed by a rheumatologist to determine the extent of your disease and which drugs are appropriate ...Read more
Best company to by turmeric capsules from? I want to take it as part of my regimen for lupus- or what should I look for when buying turmeric?
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