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What Can Lupus Patients Do to Slow Progression Down

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2013-12-27 11:03

What Can Lupus Patients Do to Slow Progression DownWhat can Lupus patients do to slow their progression down? It is difficult to predict how Lupus will progress for every patient, since individuals’ illness condition changes from case to case. What we can do is to prevent and control any risk that may worsen Lupus.

The managements should be made from diet modifications to medical treatments, which are introduced in the following content one by one.

1. Find out foods what should be avoided

Lupus, or known as SLE, is one autoimmune disorder. Some foods can induce or worsen this disease. If eaten any of them mistakenly, Lupus may progress so quickly that we can’t image. What foods should Lupus patients avoid?

- Spice food

- Seafood

- Food rich in saturated fats like red meat

- Food with light sensitization like mushroom

- Alfalfa sprouts

2. Infection control

If you have Lupus, infection is one serious complication that is more likely to accelerate the progression of your disease. Therefore, corresponding managements are needed.

- Choose foods with rich antioxidant to eat, such as cranberry and kiwi fruit.

- Try not go to public places

- Pay attention to your personal hygiene

- Do moderate exercise

3. Treat Lupus actively

If uncontrolled effectively, Lupus can cause damage to many organs including heart, bone, digestive system, kidney, skin, blood system and respiratory system. From this point, we can know how important it is to treat Lupus timely. So far, several treatments are used commonly to manage Lupus.


- Corticosteroid

- Immunosuppressants

- Plasma changes and immune adsorption

The above are some basic suggestions. Because different patients have various illness conditions, we can give any personalized advice. If you have Lupus and want to slow your progression down, welcome to send your test report or the description of your medical case to kidney-healthy@hotmail.com. Many kidney experts here are glad to help you improve your overall health condition.


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