Lupus is an inflammatory and chronic disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the tissue and organs in the body. The inflammation associated with lupus can affect many different parts of the body, including the skin, joints, kidneys, blood cells, lungs and the heart. Lupus is more common with women but can affect both males and females. There are four types of lupus. This includes systemic lupus erythematosus, drug induced lupus, neonatal lupus and discoid lupus erythematosus.
Lupus is a severe medical condition, and there is no cure for lupus. However, medical treatments can be used to improve the health and relieve and improve the symptoms associated with it. Although homoeopathy should never be used in place of any medical treatments for lupus, it can be used in addition to these medical treatments to help improve the condition and its symptoms.
Rhus Toxicodendron and Belladonna for Lupus
Rhus Toxicodendron is a homoeopathic remedy that should be taken by those with lupus symptoms that tend to worsen with cold weather and when inactive for hours at a time during the day. People living with Lupus who will benefit from this homoeopathic treatment tend to have a stiffness that affects the joints that feel relief with warm applications and light activity. Consult your doctor before taking such treatment.
Belladonna is suggested for those with lupus that causes the bones to become red with a burning like pain. Those who will benefit from this homoeopathic treatment tend to have joint pain that worsens with movement.
Sulphur and Arsenicum Album for Lupus
Sulphur is a homoeopathic medicine that should be taken by those with lupus that is accompanied by a burning pain that feels relief with cold applications. People living with Lupus who will benefit from this homoeopathic treatment tend to get overheated easily and crave cold drinks.
Arsenicum album may be taken by those with lupus that is characterised by a burning pain in the joints that feels relieved with warm applications. Those who will benefit from this homoeopathic treatment tend to feel anxious and restless.
Homoeopathic medicines should never be used in place of any current prescription drugs or treatments that are being used for lupus. Since lupus is a severe medical condition, it is best to see a licensed homoeopath to select the best homoeopathic medicines for an individuals condition and symptoms.