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Lupus is an Auto-immune Disorder That can Prove Dangerous if left Untreated!!
Lupus is a chronic auto-immune disease, which results in inflammation in various parts of the body, like the skin, joints, kidneys, and heart. It typically, manifests as a butterfly-shaped rash on the face.
Lupus is a condition in which the body's immune system becomes hyperactive and starts attacking the normal tissue and organs in the body. In a healthy body, the immune system produces antibodies to shield against viruses and bacteria. Lupus makes the immune system unable to tell the difference between antigens (virus and bacteria) and healthy tissue. Consequently, the immune system makes the antibodies defensive against the healthy tissue, leading to swelling, pain and tissue damage. It may result from both environmental and genetic factors.
Lupus can Lead to Severe Medical Complications
Lupus needs timely medical attention since it is a progressive condition and could bring about other health complications. The best way to manage Lupus it to balance the immune system so that it not only keeps the symptoms at bay but also prevents the body from becoming vulnerable to other infections.
FDA Approved Lupus Treatments
Steroids and NSAIDs are the most popular FDA approved treatments of Lupus. Since, Lupus cannot be addressed with over the counter drugs; you should consult a licensed Doctor for the diagnosis, treatment and "cure" of Lupus. We empathize completely with your pain and suffering and want to do whatever we can to help you. Homeopathy is considered to be medicine in USA but our precedent setting Resonance Homeopathies cannot be used for over the counter treatment of Lupus. Homeopathy is also considered medicine in Europe and the laws there regarding it are more accommodating. Ayurveda is only considered medicine in India and TCM is accepted as medicine in China. Supplements can only be used and marketed to support the structure and functions of the body and cannot be used to treat any ailment.
Why do Steroids and NSAIDs not Cure Lupus?
Steroids are synthetic prescription drugs that mimic the natural hormones secreted by the adrenal glands. Steroids work by suppressing the body's immune system, blocking DNA formation as well as histamine production. They only provide symptomatic relief and do not address the root cause of the problem. Moreover, the main possible side effects of steroids include osteoporosis, cataract formation, weight gain, and increased vulnerability to infections due to a suppressed immune system. Ulcers, diabetes, increased blood pressure and blood glucose are other reported side effects.
NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are specifically used to suppress inflammation. People usually have to try several different products to determine the drug they respond to better. This trial and error method leads to increase in toxic load and these drugs are known to produce side effects such as reduced blood flow to the kidneys adversely affecting the filtering function of the kidneys.
Research on Natural Supplements, Herbs and Homeopathy
There has been growing research on numerous herbs, homeopathic ingredients and supplements globally for balancing the immune system.
Below is information on the more compelling and popular ones. Please note that these are most likely not studied by and approved as treatments or cures by the FDA and therefore cannot be labeled or sold as a Lupus treatment or Lupus cure legally. Each country's law on natural treatments is different. Only the FDA can determine if something should be called a treatment or not.
You are welcome to take these herbs, homeopathies and supplements for regulating your immune system but no claim of cure or treatment can be made presently.
Biogetica does its best to balance your right to know with the laws of the land. We strive each day to bring nature back to medicine.
Research on Herbal Ingredients
Astragalus: This herb is believed to possess properties that may potentially regulate the immune system and protect the body against foreign invaders. A clinical trial on patients indicated that astragalus may tone down an overactive immune system, enhance functions of the natural killer cells, successfully inhibit viral cell proliferation and improve impulse responses in the heart.1
Lentinus edodes: Popularly known as Shiitake mushroom- this herb is believed to support the immune system, inhibit inflammatory responses, and increase energy and vitality. Studies have indicated that it may help modulate immune responses to stop the body's defense mechanism from attacking its own cells. 2
Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha): This herb is believed to have a wide range of health benefits. It is believed to boost your supply of antioxidants, regulate the immune system, reduce stress and rejuvenate the body. An In Vivo evaluation on a rat model of Lupus reported that ashwagandha inhibited inflammatory factors in the cellular fluid.3
Artemisia annua: Also called sweet annie and sweet wormwood, this herbal extract has been routinely used in Chinese medicine for its beneficial effects on immunity. It has been studied for its role as an antimicrobial agent and its utility in inhibiting abnormal cells. An In vitro evaluation reported that the herb significantly suppressed specific antibody and cellular responses in the test subjects, thus exhibiting its immunosuppressive properties.4
Research on Homeopathic Ingredients
Hydrastis Canadensis: This natural ingredient is believed to have beneficial effects on the mucous system as well as the circulatory system. It is believed to be a general tonic improving the nutritive values of the body. Studies suggest it has immunomodulating properties and regulates glandular functions for optimum functioning. 5
Research on Nutritional supplements
Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids: These supplements are believed to possess anti-inflammatory and immune regulating properties. Several studies have highlighted the benefits of these fish oils in lowering inflammation and preventing the body from attacking its own cells. 6
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Treatment Options for Lupus
Western medicine has no known cure for Lupus. Early diagnosis and certain medical treatments may help control the disease and its symptoms. Since, Lupus affects each individual differently, treatment needs to be tailored according to the individual's need. Conventional Lupus treatments include NSAIDS, Corticosteroids, Anti-rheumatic and anti-malarial drugs. These treatments look at Lupus from a highly symptomatic, superficial perspective. Moreover, none of them are unaccompanied by an attache of side-effects. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Aspirin, Naproxen sodium (Aleve), and ibuprofen may cause stomach bleeding and an increased risk of heart problems. Anti-malarial drugs may cause vision problems and muscle weakness. Serious long-term side effects of Corticosteroids may include weight gain, easy bruising, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, and an increased risk of infection.
Advanced natural therapies
Natural Solutions including Advanced Resonance Homeopathic, Ayurvedic herbal and modern Bioenergetic remedies tackle the root cause of Lupus and the tendency of the body to overreact to stimuli that should be ideally harmless. They aim to boost the immune system to deal with the real cause of lupus effectively. ** The complementary solutions are believed to help by: **
- Preventing recurrence
- Providing Immediate and effective relief from itching, burning and swelling
- Making the skin resistant to allergic reactions and guiding the skin follicles for optimum functionality
A butterfly-shaped rash on the face, which covers the cheeks and bridge of the nose, is a classic symptom of Lupus. Other signs and symptoms vary from person to person. There is no definite reason behind the appearance of manifestations. There are episodes where symptoms worsen and then gradually reduce on their own or even disappear without any intervention. Mild to moderate cases often resolve on their own.
For more severe cases, a 10-year survival is estimated for 90%, when treated with steroids and immuno-suppressants.
Lupus can occur at any age, and is more common in women.
Allopathic treatments for Lupus include Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) and corticosteroids. However these Allopathic treatments do not cure Lupus. They are merely a way of suppressing lupus symptoms.
The various types of lupus are as follows:
1) SLE: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is by far the most common of all the types of lupus.
2) Drug Induced Lupus: As the name suggests, it is caused due to drugs taken for some other disorder.
3) Sub-acute Cutaneous Lupus: This is seen on areas of skin that are exposed to direct sunlight.
4) Lupus Nephritis: It affects the kidneys, causing inflammation of the renal tissue.
Causes of Lupus
Lupus is an auto-immune disorder, wherein the body's immune system attacks its own cells and tissues.
Apart from this, certain environmental factors can trigger the initial attack. These include stress, sunlight, viral infections and hormonal imbalances.
It can also be triggered or caused due to ingestion of certain drugs. If it is caused due to drugs, the condition is reversible.
Lupus can also be hereditary in nature, as it is seen to run in families.
Signs and Symptoms of Lupus
Clinical features of Lupus vary from individual to individual. There is no fixed pattern to the onset and appearance of symptoms. There are episodes of exacerbations and remissions.
Common signs and symptoms of Lupus are as follows:
- A butterfly-shaped rash on the face, which covers the cheeks and bridge of the nose, is a classical symptom of Lupus.
- Common symptoms like fever, malaise and fatigue are always present.
- Arthritis, especially of the small joints of the hands and wrists, is commonly seen.
- Levels of red blood-cells, white blood-cells and platelets in the blood are reduced.
- Raynaud's Phenomenon is observed during acute flare-ups. In this, fingers and toes turn pale and blue, when exposed to extreme cold weather.
- Inflammation is seen in various organs like the heart, liver, lungs and kidneys.
One needs to seek medical advice if there is an unexplained rash with fever and persistent fatigue.
Diagnosis is usually a challenge, as symptoms fluctuate and vary in intensity.
The American College of Rheumatology has put forth certain criteria for the diagnosis of Lupus. According to them, if an individual displays 4 of the 11 criteria at a given time or serially, he or she can be diagnosed as having Lupus.
The 11 criteria are as follows:
1) Butterfly-shaped rash on the face
2) Discoid rash, which causes red scaly patches on the skin
3) Inflammation and pain in more than 2 joints
4) Reduced blood-count for RBC, WBC and platelets
5) Photosensitivity, causing skin-rash on exposure to sunlight
6) Painless mouth ulcers
7) Inflammation of the lining of the heart and lungs
8) Kidney disorder
9) Neurological disorders like seizures or psychosis
10) Positive anti nuclear antibody tests, suggesting an auto-immune disorder
11) Other positive antibody tests, indicative of auto-immune disorders.
Laboratory tests done to diagnose Lupus are as follows:
- Complete Blood Count: This is done to assess the levels of RBC, WBC and platelets
- Anti Nuclear Antibody Test: A positive test suggests the presence of an auto-immune disorder
- Liver Function Test: It helps in estimating the functioning of the liver
- Kidney Function Test: This is done to assess the level of functioning of the kidneys
Heal the Entire Being
Biogetica has a unique and comprehensive Holographic model of healing which synthesizes all the traditional natural health systems to simultaneously ease physical, mental, emotional layers of your being.
You, as a living, thinking, feeling, vibrating being, are much more than a collection of inter-related chemical processes. You are life itself. Life can never be reduced to a series of chemical reactions as chemical reactions cannot create life. Every thought, emotion, vibration or action leads to a series of chemical changes in the body. Biogetica recognizes this and balances the ENTIRE BEING, bringing mind, body and soul into harmony. Treating an ailment on molecular level alone, seldom has a lasting effect as the untreated social, emotional, mental, spiritual and energetic patterns cause the ailment to manifest once again on a physical plane. Holistic healing is necessary for lasting relief. Biogetica, therefore, uses Resonance Homeopathic to harmonize the entire being; flower essences to attune the mind; Ayurvedic, Tibetan and Chinese herbs to balance the energetic and the physiological manifestation of the five elements; and nutraceuticals to coordinate cellular nutrition.
Look for Natural Solutions
Our bodies are made of and supported by nature and therefore can only be healed by nature in the long term. Chemicals are often necessary for immediate change in an acute situation but tend to do the body more harm than good in the long run. Hence, Biogetica's Doctors are dedicated to providing natural solutions that are supported by evidence and prior use. To us, the argument is fairly obvious: One would use wood to fix a desk made of wood or metal to fix a car made of metal, so why use chemicals to fix a body made of nature?
Nature has blessed the Earth with natural remedies and healing mechanisms. It would be wise not to ignore them. The intelligence of nature is much greater than that of man. Unfortunately, man still focuses on chemical medicines, as they can be patented and sold for huge profits. Allopathic attempts to treat chronic ailments by interfering directly with the chemical processes using man-made substances, has essentially been a failure. We claim to be cracking the gene code, but we still can't cure a cold with man-made substances!!! Homeopathic and Naturopathic methods are never studied and verified by governing bodies, as there is no one who will spend millions obtaining an approval on herbs, knowing that they cannot be patented and sold exclusively by them.
Appeal to the Balancing Forces Inherent in all Nature
Life cannot be recreated with chemical interactions and there is much more to life than molecular interactions. Our bodies are the most advanced pharmacies on the planet and millions of functions happen each minute with astounding precision. Biogetica therapies are designed to appeal to the balancing forces apparent in all nature by reminding and stimulating the body towards a certain function. The nutraceuticals in our kits provide specific nutrition for a function, the herbs in our kits balance the terrain of the body so that it is able to perform that function and the resonance homeopathics are designed to remind the body to be in resonance with that very function.
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Good health and freedom involves every aspect of our being including diet, lifestyle, exercise, emotional states, thoughts and energetic patterns. Biogetica Drs have therefore designed diet, nutrition, exercise and meditation protocols specific to various life situations. We encourage you to actively partake in these for best results.
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