Known, as systemic lupus erythematous a chronic inflammatory an autoimmune disease though not contagious, which cause natural defense system to turn against own tissues and organs throughout the body. It may trigger problems related to kidney, neurological dysfunction, and rheumatoid arthritis. No doubt, inflammation itself can cause damages to the heart, lungs, blood vessels, skin, and other parts of the body. It could be because of genetic factors or environmental such as infections, certain antibiotics, UV light, severe stress, hormones and certain other drugs play a key role in triggering disease symptoms. In any case stress to be avoided.
•Feeling very tired and fatigue, an increased fatigue is a classic sign that a symptom flare is about to occur.
•A butterfly shaped rash on the face (covering the cheeks and bridge of the nose) that often happens after one has been in the exposure of sun. Skin lesions (typically aggravated by sun exposure) an important clue to the diagnosis and a scaly, red or purple raised rash on the face, neck, scalp, ears, arms, and chest.
•Mouth sores and hair loss may occur. Sometime low-grade fever related to the disease.
•Weight gain or loss
•Joints, muscle pain and swelling: Mostly joint pain (arthritis) and muscle pain considered to be the first sign of the disease. Joints may be red and warm, and may swell. Morning stiffness may also be felt.
•Sensitivity to light: Exposure to ultraviolet light typically worsens the skin rash and can trigger lupus flares.
•Nervous system symptoms: The majority of people with lupus develop nervous system problems, most commonly headaches, depression, or anxiety.
•Heart problems; may develop chest pain or inflammation of the heart sac (pericarditis), which may cause severe, sudden pain in the center of the left side of the chest that may spread to the neck, back, shoulders, or arms.
•Swollen glands: Many people with lupus eventually develop swollen lymph glands during a flare.
•Raynaud’s phenomenon: It affects the small vessels that supply blood to the skin and the soft tissues under the skin of the fingers and toes, causing them to turn white and/or blue or red. The skin affected will feel numb, tingle, and cold to the touch.
•Inflammation of blood vessels in the skin or bleeding from the blood vessels can lead to small or large blue spots or small reddish spots on the skin or nail beds.
•Swelling of the hands and feet: Some people with lupus have kidney problems, which can prevent extra fluids from being removed from the body tissues. As fluid collects, the hands and feet may swell.
Still there is a possibility to get positive changes in symptoms through acupuncture Onnuri SuJok. One of the goals of controlling mild to moderate symptoms is to prevent flares, the times when the symptoms are worse.
Some of the other things can do include:
Rest to reduce stress. Avoid the sun. Wear sunscreen and protective clothing when to be outside. Exercise regularly to prevent fatigue and joint stiffness. Stop smoking. Learn the warning signs of symptoms flare, such as fatigue, pain, and rash, and take steps to control them. With good self-care, most people with lupus can keep doing their regular daily activities. It is important to learn about lupus so that you can understand how it might affect your life and how you can best cope with it.
Acupuncture ‘Onnuri SuJok’, itself is a powerful medicine that aids in strengthening the immune system and serves to prevent diseases, control pain and increase both the ability to work and the quality of people lives. It has been shown to promote the health and improve the body’s immune function, also helped many people who were not successfully treated through conventional western medicine. Several conditions can be dramatically improved.
The beauty of concept is that each treatment is catered to the needs of each patient energy pathways that too only on the hand is chosen for overall wellbeing with the aim of increasing circulation of the blood and vital energy. Undoubtedly, one may get positive results in Lupus.
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