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Diets/ Nutrition

Diets/ Nutrition

Does anyone eat a certain diet that helps with lupus? Mainly asking if anyone has eaten keto diet and found positive helpful lupus relief?

A MyLupusTeam Member

A low histamine diet has changed my life. Try it for two full weeks you will see results and the restrictions will be worth the life style change.

Does Anyone With SLE Also Experience Gastroparesis?

Does Anyone With SLE Also Experience Gastroparesis?

**TW mentioning of vomit**

I have been experiencing bouts of vomiting up my food that I have eaten in days prior. It is like it is sitting in my stomach and not digesting. I looked up my symptoms and it seems to me that I am experiencing gastroparesis. My mother is an NP and feels I am correct, but I am just unsure. Does anyone else suffer from gastroparesis related to their Lupus? I go to the rheum on Thursday and I do not want to be discounted again. Some days it even feels like my abdomen is… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member

I've had a lot of GI problems for some time. I have Sjogren's and RA, and now maybe Lupus. Finally found a rheumatologist who realizes all my problems are connected and has referred me to a motility… read more

Diet & Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

How does keto diet work for lupus?

A MyLupusTeam Member

Helpful but lower the fat and and an apple every now and then

What Have You Found To Be The Best Diet To Follow With Lupus?

What Have You Found To Be The Best Diet To Follow With Lupus?

I've only been diagnosed for 2 months and I have no idea what I'm doing I know that being gluten free and egg-free I see a difference but not much and then my doctor wants me to go low carb but my rheumatologist wants me to do an anti-inflammatory diet help me please ❤️ also happy New Year

A MyLupusTeam Member

I went mostly whole food plant based and completely vegan (making I don’t eat any animal products but I do occasionally eat ultra processed foods). My labs were completely normal and my symptoms are… read more

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what's a sample of an anti inflammatory diet

A MyLupusTeam Member

Gluten free helps,i still eat some gluten. Have found experimenting with different grains its hard to tell your not eating wheat.

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What can help in diet to prevent mouth sores?

A MyLupusTeam Member

Have you googled your question? I did and found a lot of information
https://www.google.com/search?safe=active&c...(Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer creators)&ei=x73YX9CO… read more

Losing Weight

Losing Weight

when you guys first got Lupus, did you ever lose any weight? before this unknown autoimmune disease, i weighed 118 pounds. i now weigh 104. i’ve lost 14 pounds since November so i was just wondering if this is common? i changed up my diet so that could have something to do with it but i know most of it is because of this unknown autoimmune disease

A MyLupusTeam Member

I had 45lb weight loss, before diagnosed with SLE. Now due to constant steroids, seizure meds, I have gone the other direction & gained. Plaquenil keeps me nauseous, sulfasalazine keeps me from any… read more

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I recently went to a wellness clinic. The diet suggested was vegetarian. Absolutely no meats,cheeses, dairy etc. All protein and calcium came from beans, nuts and vegetables. Is an extreme diet like this necessary for good health. Are chicken and fish (and occasionally cheese) detrimental to my health?. Thank you

A MyLupusTeam Member

Juicing helps to get nutrients that we need. I juice and try to eat better

Has Anyone Tried Any Special Diets?

Has Anyone Tried Any Special Diets?

I'd like to cut out foods that cause inflammation, I was reading that a Mediterranean diet is helpful to people with lupus. Has anyone tried that? Or anything that they find beneficial? Thinking about adding more fish as well.
Thanks for your help!

A MyLupusTeam Member

@A MyLupusTeam Member, you mentioned you take curcumin. By itself it is extremely difficult to be absorbed by the body. You need to add black pepper or it’s active ingredient Pepperdine (BioPerine)… read more