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Has Anyone Tried Acupuncture For Pain Relief

Has Anyone Tried Acupuncture For Pain Relief

Has anyone used acupuncture for pain relief for Lupus

A MyLupusTeam Member

Yes my daughter does a form of cupping ...similar to acupuncture

Chiropractor

Chiropractor

Has anyone made use of a chiropractor and does it work?

A MyLupusTeam Member

physiotherapy the best because they also do accupuncture and Biokenetist is also recommended. I was told Chiropractor makes joints worse.

Accupunture

Accupunture

Has anyone tried Accupunture for the inflammation and pain? If so do you see or get positive results? Thanks

A MyLupusTeam Member

No

I Am Wondering If Anyone Else Is Having Trouble Falling Asleep And Staying Asleep; I Average About 5-6 Hrs Sleep, 7 If Lucky.

I Am Wondering If Anyone Else Is Having Trouble Falling Asleep And Staying Asleep; I Average About 5-6 Hrs Sleep, 7 If Lucky.

I have lupus nephritis, osteoarthritis, Raynaud's Syndrome. I am on 4 hbp meds, 3 for lupus. This problem with sleeping started about 3 1/2 yrs ago. It takes a couple of hours to fall asleep or I keep waking up to go to the bathroom, or I don't fall asleep at all.

A MyLupusTeam Member

I'm like that 2 most of time I only sleep every other night I drink sleepy time tea from Wal Mart it helps some

Does Anyone Else Have Heavy Feeling In Legs. Sometimes Feel Like I Can Hardly Lift Them. It Doesn't Happen Everyday.

Does Anyone Else Have Heavy Feeling In Legs. Sometimes Feel Like I Can Hardly Lift Them. It Doesn't Happen Everyday.

A MyLupusTeam Member

My legs feel like tree trunks which makes it hard to walk. Did a biopsy and found I have myositis which sometimes comes with Lupus. The only treatment that helps me walk better and no sensations is… read more

Alternative Treatment

Alternative Treatment

Has anyone tried any alternative medicine treatments that work?

A MyLupusTeam Member

I was taking Reishi mushroom extract for a while. It’s and immuno-modulator. It seemed to help woth my flares being less severe. I have no income right now but will be back on once my finances get a… read more

Acupuncture Or Cupping

Acupuncture Or Cupping

Has anyone tried either? If did help with inflammation or pain? What are the benefits?

A MyLupusTeam Member

No. It's the first time seeing, or hearing these names. 👼

Gabapentin

Gabapentin

Hello, i hope everyone has had a good day.
I wanted to ask if anyone is on gabapentin? My rhumy prescribed this to me because he believes i have fibromyalgia as well as lupus
If so, has it caused weight gain? My mother also told me that it is very hard to stop taking it due to withdrawals, which are similar to an opiate addiction.

A MyLupusTeam Member

I’ve been on a whopping dose of Gabapentin for 6 yrs. I take 600 ml 3 times a day. Helps so much with the nerve pains I’m also on Opiates but I have Severe Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Disc Disease… read more

Chiropractor

Chiropractor

Does anyone use a chiropractor? If so, does it help your pain? Does it involve deep tissue massage? Or just an adjustment? Would love some feedback. TIA💜

A MyLupusTeam Member

Never but seriously considering one who says they can help with my neuropathy in my feet , so will try once I’m healed enough from hip replacement surgery.