Pets, Health Benefits of Animals, & Lupus
“Sometimes it feels like my pet is the only one that understands me,” is a common refrain for many Lupus Warriors. Beyond being good listeners and friends, pets may also offer some health benefits for people with lupus. You’ll see…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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. Share My Insights (function() { var qs,js,q,s,d=document, gi=d.getElementById, ce=d.createElement,…
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…
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…