Systemic Lupus Erythematosus , simply called as Lopus is an auto-immune disease in which the body attacks the tissues by mistaking them as foreign bodies. The symptoms of the disease vary between people ranging from mild to severe. The various reasons for this disease include Genetics, hormones in the body and various other environmental factors like trauma, physical or emotional stress, ultraviolet rays, and other medications. It mainly affects skin, kidneys, brain, heart, blood cells, and lungs.
The potential symptoms of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus are
- Swollen and painful joints
- Hair loss or loss of scalp hair
- Fever, Fatigue, and Anaemia
- Red rashes in skin and dryness or ulcers
There is no cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis but the latest treatments are focusing on controlling and minimizing the symptoms of the disease. Medications like NSAIDs, immunosuppressants, corticosteroids, etc. help to manage the disease. The changes in lifestyle, protection from sun and balanced diet help to reduce the disease severity in the body.
Using sunscreen lotions to prevent the sun rays, protective clothing to prevent the ultraviolet rays from the sun, etc. are the most important remedies to be taken care to reduce the symptoms of the disease.