by Dr Vaid Ji on Sep 30, 2023
Lupus is a condition that is chronic inflammation in nature and affects the immune system. Tissues and organs are attacked by immune cells. Lupus-induced inflammation can affect various body systems such as the skin, kidneys, joints, lungs, brain, blood cells, and heart. Diagnosis for lupus can be difficult because its symptoms may be similar to other diseases. The symptomatic symptom of lupus is a rash on the face. It appears as if it's a butterfly which shows wings on the cheeks. In certain people lupus happens because of sunlight, medication or infection trigger. There is no cure for lupus, but treatment can help control symptoms.
Sometimes our immune system attacks the healthy body tissue which When healthy body tissue is attacked by the immune system, lupus can occur. Lupus is likely due to environmental and genetic factors. Environmental triggers can result in lupus in someone who already has a genetic predisposition to lupus. However, the cause of lupus is not known in most cases.
- Sunlight- Sun exposure can induce skin lesions in lupus or induce internal reactions in those susceptible to it.
- Transition- Getting an infection can start lupus or result in resting for some
- Medications- Lupus can be triggered by certain types of anti-seizure medications, antibiotics, and blood pressure medications.
- When medicine induced lupus is due to the drug and when it stops, it stops. Since the symptoms of lupus may be similar to some other health conditions. Therefore, patience is necessary during the diagnostic process. Before doctor confirms a lupus diagnosis many other diseases must be ruled out.
- Heart and CVS - Lupus can result in blood problems, such as anemia and an increased risk of blood clotting or bleeding. It results in vasculitis i.e. blood vessel inflammation. You may be more prone to developing pneumonia.
- Heart - Lupus can cause inflammation in the heart muscle. The likelihood of having a heart attack and cardiovascular disease is much elevated in such patients.
- Kidneys- Lupus can severely damage the kidneys and can result in kidney failure.
- Pain in eyes, joints, and muscles.
- Severe chest pain.
- Rashes on the face.
- Lupus headache and sensitivity to light.
- swollen lymph nodes
DIAGNOSIS OF LUPUS:
It is very difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can vary over time and are similar to symptoms of other diseases. In addition to adopting a comprehensive medical system and performing physical tests, doctors may perform the following tests to diagnose lupus. It is diagnosed through complete blood count, urine-analysis, antinuclear antibody (ANA) test, chest X-ray, tissue biopsy, etc.
HOW AYURVEDA HELPS IN LUPUS
According to ayurveda, when dhatus and srotas of the body are filled with toxins or ama buildup it leads to lupus.
The aim of ayurvedic medicines is to ensure that the body gets rid of these toxins which is done by oral medications and panchkarma therapies. Here the body is detoxified and the immunity is restored.
LUPUS CARE KIT
Chandigarh Ayurved center has a purely ayurvedic treatment for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus. CAC Lupus care kit is a combination of various medicines which are very beneficial for systemic lupus erythematosus. The kit consists of 6 medicines such as pain-o-kill tablets, curcumin capsules, twak tailam, detox premium powder, nerve up and rasyan vati. These medicines have no side-effects.
1. Curcumin capsule
CAC CURCUMIN CAPSULE is a herbo-mineral capsule of size 500 MG which is 100% safe and is the purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Curcumin Capsules helps in pacifying all three doshas. Curcumin Capsule is beneficial for a variety of skin conditions like Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis, and Dermatitis. This Capsule contains a standardized extract of the herb Curcumin (Curcuma longa). Curcumin is the active ingredient in Turmeric having powerful Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-microbial, and Antioxidant properties. These Capsules lowers the risk of Heart Attack, prevents Cancer by reducing the growth of cancerous cells, helps in treating Alzheimer’s disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, and also has Anti-depressant property. These Capsules are a very popular Anti-aging supplement.
Dosage: Take two capsules twice daily
2. Re Fresh Tablet
CAC Re Fresh Tablet is a pure herbo-mineral formulation prepared from best quality of herbs. This tablet is best for female mental and physical health, also helps to boost up the immunity. The herbal ingredients present in these tablets are used to maintain person’s health and refreshes the mind and body. These tablets improves digestion, eliminates constipation, stress, nourishes brain, acts as analgesic, anti-inflammatory, etc.
Dosage: 1 tab twice daily with plain water after a meal
3. Trikatu Syrup
Trikatu Syrup is purely Ayurvedic formulation made up of three herbs. CAC Trikatu Syrup helps to eliminate excess Kapha or mucous from the body, supports respiratory system, manages weight, helps to take out impurities or ama from the body, supports healthy detoxification, reduces swelling. It shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, expectorant, antioxidant properties. This syrup is made up of equal parts of three herbs such as Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), & Marich (Piper nigrum) that maintains the metabolism in the body.
Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily
4. Kanchnaar Guggul
CAC Kanchnaar Guggul is pure herbal medicines that check and treat any kind of abnormal growth in the body, healing of ulcers, thyroid disorders, hernia, lesions, and cancer. All kind of unwanted growth and fluid retentions in the body is treated by CAC Kanchnaar Guggul and it reduces all kinds of lumps in the body. The major ingredient in this medicine is Guggul, and Kanchanaar. Here are the health benefits of these: The botanical name of Kanchanaar is Bauhinia variegata and it belongs to the Fabaceae family. It is used as antibacterial, antifungal, antimalarial, Anti Inflammatory, Kapha har, and pain-reducing agents. The botanical name of guggul is Commiphora mukul. There are many medicinal properties of guggul such as anti-lipidemic (burn fat from the body), antifungal, antimicrobial, antitumor, and antioxidant.
Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily
5. Detox Premium Powder
This is the mixture of all herbal medicines which are beneficial in the treatment of leucoderma. The mixture contains ingredients like- Moti pishti, Parwal pishti, Giloy satva, Jahar mohra, Akik pishti, Gandhak rasayan, Tal sindoor, etc. These ingredients balance all the Tridosha. It brings the cooling effect and useful in the inflamed parts of the body.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice a day with normal water.