Paleo for the Lupus Body

Paleo Recipe Chicken & Potatos

Lately, I have been on a quest to find great tasting, grain-free foods. Say what? Yes, I said grain free. Ever since I became gluten free, I began to notice that my body really doesn’t like grains. I would feel a slight muscle ache as if I had lifted heavy weights the day before, even…

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5 Tips to Alleviate Your Lupus Joint Pain

Joint pain is one of the most common symptoms of lupus. It can move between different joints or remain isolated to one or many joints at a time. For me, the pain began in my right wrist,  it would resolve and move to another joint a day later. As things quickly worsened, the pain remained…

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Feeling Tired? Five Tips To Overcome Lupus Fatigue

Lupus Fatigue from httpwww.sxc.hu slash photo slash 406378

As a lupus thriver and nurse practitioner, I get a lot of questions about lupus.  Last week, the most popular question was “ What can I do to get over the fatigue?” It’s a question that I’m asked quite often, as people describe themselves as waking up exhausted or dragging at work all day. Some…

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The Lupus Gluten Connection

Have faith you can do it - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

Note: the Lupus Gluten Connection first appeared on kriscarr.com. Today I am healthy, vibrant and pain free, but it wasn’t always this way. A few years ago, I became afflicted with intense, severe muscle pain and joint swelling, leading to hospitalization. It wasn’t until I discovered I had a severe gluten intolerance that I was…

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Candida – Could You Have This Destructive Chronic Infection and Not Even Know It?

Complete Candida Yeast Guide Book - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

A few years ago, I lay in a hospital bed wishing for the daily dose of prednisone that would ease my body’s lupus-induced pain.  As gobs of prednisone streamed into my veins, the last thing on my mind was the havoc this pain-reducing medication would wreak. As I discovered, immunosuppressant drugs like prednisone can zap…

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