Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an auto immune disorder which occurs when body’s own immune system attacks its own cells and organs. Our immune system develops antibodies to attack foreign substances and save our body from them. Due to few health disorders our immune system fails to differentiate between the dangerous foreign substances and its own cells.
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) affects many parts of the body like skin, joints, kidneys, brain, heart and so on. SLE can affect people of all age groups, but mostly seen in people between 10 to 50n years of age. Women are 10 times more likely to get Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) than men. SLE is a chronic health disorder i.e. it affects for a longer time.
Causes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Though the exact cause of SLE is not known yet, it is said that several factors increase the risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus like
- Environmental factors like pollution and ultraviolet rays
- Few prescriptions used in treatments
- Physical and mental stress
- Estrogen Hormones Problems
Women are at an increased risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus than men, women may experience the symptoms during child bearing age and at the time of menstrual periods due to estrogen hormone.
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of SLE range from mild to severe over time. Signs vary from person to person depending on the organ that is affected like
Brain and nervous system- when these two gets affected people may have symptoms like depression, paralysis, fits, headache, numbness, tingling and vision problems.
Heart- in case when heart gets affected, people face endocardiosis problems along with weakness and so on.
Arteries- when it affects arteries, cholesterol get accumulated in them which may also lead to heart pain.
Digestive tract- this leads to stomach pain, nausea and vomiting.
Lungs- when lungs get affected individuals face symptoms like difficulty in breathing, hemoptysis and others.
Kidneys- when these get affected proteins and minerals get lost in urine which in turn leads to swelling and Weight Gain.
Skin- when skin gets affected people face butterfly shaped rash on face, black spots and also skin becomes dry and patchy.
Conceived women- when conceived women get affected, it may lead to miscarriage or death of foetus along with other symptoms like weakness, pain and Swelling in joints, hair loss, anemia, clotting, fever and swelling in lymph nodes.
SLE is diagnosed with few tests like
- ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate)
- CUE (complete urine examination)
- ANA (Antinuclear antibody)
- Rheumatoid factor
- Serum creatinine
- Kidney function test
- Liver function test
Though there are several conventional treatments available for SLE, they cannot fully treat the disorder. Homeopathy treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus works effectively when compared to other conventional treatments. Homeopathy for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus uses natural remedies which are safe, have no side effects and can be used by all age groups. Professional homeopaths at Homeocare International treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus using genetic constitutional way of treatment. Homeocare International offers homeopathy treatment which successfully treats Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) without any side effects.