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"What Kind Of Supplements Do You Use To Help Boost Your Immune System?

"What Kind Of Supplements Do You Use To Help Boost Your Immune System?

A MyLupusTeam Member

@TammyDelehaba, your “single” immune system is actually composed of two immune systems, not just one. The two systems are innate and humoral/adaptive. The innate system is the BFF of people with… read more

Serrapeptase Supplement

Serrapeptase Supplement

Hey gang, stumbled across this supplement in some reading, has anyone, heard of it? Tried it? Liked it? Didn't like it? Just curious! Looking for anything to benefit us, really trying to stay away from pain pills and such at this point! Thanks in advance!

A MyLupusTeam Member

I am not taking any Lupus meds. Celebrex was discontinued by Dr. prednisone was making me retained water causing more inflammation and Dr stop it. What a my supposed to do? I’m in need of a good… read more

Boost Immune System

Boost Immune System

I have been getting sick constantly lately and it is taking longer to get better. It probably has to do with the Benlysta weakening my immune system but I need to do something to boost it. Everyone tells me their opinions but I would like to know what you guys do to boost your immune systems and what/if vitamins you take.

A MyLupusTeam Member

Hi everyone! For me, elderberry with vitamin c and zinc supplements seem to help me. It can be tiring trying to figure out which supplements work best, but don't give up. It's worth figuring out. God… read more

Menopause With Fibromyalgia And Lupus Pain

Menopause With Fibromyalgia And Lupus Pain

Hello to you all. How do you ladies handle menopausal symptoms along with fibromyalgia and lupus? I feel more pain in my body and heart palpitations. They said our hormones is meds up during this time and gives you lots of pain anxiety and fatigue. Thank you all and enjoy your evening

A MyLupusTeam Member

I’m so sorry you are going through this. It’s dealing with another problem like we need anything else. I tried everything natural and they did not work for me. I ended up on hormones which helped me… read more

Collagen Supplement

Collagen Supplement

Is it safe to take collagen supplements for SLE?

A MyLupusTeam Member

I got “Vital proteins” brand from Amazon
collagen peptides. It really works best if
you blend it, I tried with coffee and it was lumpy
There are other much more expensive brands.
I would also love… read more

I Have Read That The Mitochondria In Cells Can Be Damaged Etc. That Affect Us Having These Disorders, Along With FatIgue

I Have Read That The Mitochondria In Cells Can Be Damaged Etc. That Affect Us Having These Disorders, Along With FatIgue

Have any of you read or heard anything about this with the mitochondria? I don't know what could be done about it.

A MyLupusTeam Member

Thank you, and hope you had a good day.

Has Anyone Had Positive Results Concerning Collagen Supplements?

Has Anyone Had Positive Results Concerning Collagen Supplements?

Hair, nails, and joints

A MyLupusTeam Member

Type-1 collagen for skin, tendons, ligaments, bone.
Type-2 collagen for cartilage
Type-3 collagen for skin
Keratin for hair, nails

How To Reduce The Side Effects Of Lupus Medication

How To Reduce The Side Effects Of Lupus Medication

Does anyone experience hair loss, dry mouth, and get anxious after taking Plaquenil. I'm suffering from these symptoms and don't know how to solve them. Can you help me?

A MyLupusTeam Member

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I Need To Apply For Medicare! Any Advice? Plans Medicare Vs Advantage Plans. On Benlysta Infusions!

I Need To Apply For Medicare! Any Advice? Plans Medicare Vs Advantage Plans. On Benlysta Infusions!

A MyLupusTeam Member

I am switching from injection to infusion of Benlysta. Injection is covered by Part D of Medicare Advantage plans. It's a Tier 5 drug, copay is 35% but I get to the out-of-pocket maximum by April and… read more