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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The Effects of Caffeine on the Lupus Body

Effects of Caffeine - Herbal Tea - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to finally stop drinking coffee. I always looked forward to my daily morning ritual and the nice pick-me-up mid-afternoon treat.  I had a variety of creamers and different flavored coffees, not to mention a bailetti, espresso, and latte coffee makers, as well as a foam/froth makers.  You name…

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How a Gluten Free Lifestyle Saved My Kidneys

Basket of vegetables for gluten free living - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

Note: This post first appeared on Food4ThoughtNYC. As I lay in the medi-copter several years ago getting ready to be flown to another hospital, I thought back to the first day I had experienced wrist pain, which I had just ignored.  What I didn’t know at that time was how quickly this autoimmune disorder would…

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4 Tips for Rapid Hair Growth

Beautiful hair is possible - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

Hair is an outward sign of our health. It signifies balanced hormones, adequate nutrients and healthy diet. Especially for women, beautiful hair plays a big role in how we feel about our bodies. But what happens when your hair becomes an outward sign of your ill-health? What happens when it starts to thin, or even fall out,…

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What Are Your Everyday Lupus Challenges?

Lupus Challenge - Yoga, Going to the Gym, or Walking - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

When it comes to lupus, everyone has their own individual challenge. It can be fatigue, or pain, or both. It can change and fluctuate in intensity. For me, it was the simple act of just walking. My joints were so red, swollen, and painful that I pretty much had to lay around and remain inactive.…

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