Ayurvedic Treatment for LUPUS
Systemic lupus erythematous (also called SLE or lupus) is an autoimmune condition. The normal role of your body’s immune system is to fight off infections and diseases to keep you healthy. Like any other autoimmune disease in systemic lupus erythematosus also the body immune system attacks the body’s own cells. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different parts of the body like skin, joints, brain, heart, lungs, blood cells, brain, & kidneys. In this disease a rash may appear on the facial skin resembling the wing of a butterfly across both the cheeks.
The exact cause of SLE isn’t known, but several factors have been associated with the disease. Some potential triggers include –
- If family history of autoimmune disease is positive, then the patient is more prone to systemic lupus erythematosus.
- Trauma, viruses, emotional stress, ultraviolet radiations and certain medications
- Women experience more symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus during pregnancy and during menstrual period due to the female hormone known as estrogen.
- Fatigue, malaise, Joint pains and fever are few symptoms which are seen during the onset of disease. Typical butterfly rash is the most common symptom in SLE. Mouth ulcers and vaginal ulcers are other common features seen in SLE along with anaemia.
- The stages of SLE may affect numerous system leading to numerous syndromes along with cluster of disease like Multiple Sclerosis, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Cryoglobulinemia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Still’s ailment, Rheumatic Fever, Lyme malady, Weber-Christian infection, viral contaminations, Vasculitis, psychosis etc Sjogrens syndrome or scleroderma may be also be seen as a co-condition of SLE.
- In later stages different indications relating to the heart, kidney and liver additionally show up with the progression of the disease.
- Some other symptoms are swelling, stiffness, general weakness, skin lesions due to exposure to sunlight, chest pain, shortness of breath, dryness of eyes, headache, Loss of memory, confusion and hair loss may also be seen.
HOW SLE TREATMENT AT AYUR HEALTHCARE IS DIFFERENT?
Ayur Healthcare offers holistic treatment for SLE which includes various Ayurvedic preparations, Panchakarma therapies and customised diet plans that deal with the root cause of systemic lupus erythematosus.
Ayur Healthcare provides Panchakarma treatment for overall detoxification of the body. It removes all toxins & rejuvenates naturally. Patra potli pind sweda (herbal bolus bag massage), Shashti shali pind sweda (herbal rice bolus bag massage), oil massage, basti (enema) and Lepa (herbal paste application) helps in reducing the symptoms of SLE.
Ayurveda medicine on long term use has an added benefit to promote the curative action on afflicted organs and slowly prevent relapse of the disease.
HEALTH TIPS & DIET FOR SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE) PATIENTS
- Walk for around 30 minutes every day.
- Avoid deep fried and processed food products
- Limit saturated and trans fats.
- Avoid excess use of Alfalfa sprouts and garlic
- Consume citrus fruits like oranges, limes and grapefruits which are rich sources of vitamin C. Fruits like guava, mango, cherries, blueberries, raspberries and grapes are very good in SLE.
- Omega-3 fatty acid is beneficial for inflammation. It is abundant in certain foods, such as salmon, flax seeds, walnuts and tofu.