Lupus is an autoimmune illness in which the immune system of the body becomes hyperactive and attacks the normal, healthy tissues instead of the foreign bodies. The immune system produces proteins called antibodies to protect and combat viruses and bacteria.
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The immune system finds it difficult to discern between antigens (a substance capable of inducing a specific immune response) and healthy tissue because of lupus. This causes the immune system to direct the antibodies against the healthy tissue. Parts of the body that can be affected include brain, lungs, kidneys, joints, skin, blood vessels, and other internal organs.
A person may experience symptoms like inflammation, swelling, and damage to joints, skin, kidneys, blood, lungs and so on. Lupus is a deadly condition, some patients are unable to survive the disease while some of them will be able to lead a normal life again.
Try these home remedies which can help you to manage the deadly disease.
- Apple cider vinegar: ACV can help to increase hydrochloric acid production in the body of a lupus patient, helping them to detox and absorb nutrients. Add some ACV to a warm glass of water and drink it.
- Coconut oil: Coconut oil contains antioxidant properties that can help you to balance the negative response of your immune system. Also, it can also help you to improve your digestion. Add it into your daily diet.
- Holy basil (tulsi): This herb is laden with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which can augment the function if your organs. You can derive its benefits by chewing basil leaves or by drinking basil tea. Just steep few basil leaves in the water and strain it after some time.
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