Ever wonder how you can cover up a rash on your face?

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The symptoms of lupus can be easy to dismiss. Here are a few symptoms that may be warning signs of this autoimmune disease.

12 Symptoms of Lupus

By Paige Greenfield

1. Joint Pain

Most people with lupus report pain in their joints as one of the first symptoms of the disease. You may also experience pain, inflammation, or weakness in your muscles.

2. Chest Pain

Lupus can cause inflammation that can affect your organs and lead to serious problems. Symptoms such as chest pain could be a sign of inflammation around the lungs, in the heart, or in the membrane surrounding the heart. Pneumonia is also a sign that lupus has affected the lungs.

3. Kidney Problems

Lupus can cause inflammation of the kidneys and affect their ability to rid your body of toxins and other waste. Symptoms include blood in the urine; urinating frequently, especially at night; and unexplained swelling in the feet, legs, fingers, and arms. Untreated, it can cause permanent damage. Your doctor can check for kidney issues with urine or blood tests. the rest at  https://healthguides.healthgrades.com/article/12-symptoms-of-lupus?cid=33fbcon0317v7

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What is Lupus and how can we improve the lives of patients ?

Please share to get it out there (begging lol)…What is Lupus and how can we improve the lives of patients ? Novartis pharmaceuticals and Principle Pictures spends some time with LupusChick to find out more ❤

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By LupusChick.com – Autoimmune Health and Support Community

Historias del lupus con MarlaLupus Research Alliance9 

Published on May 29, 2018

Le presentamos a Marla Philpot! Marla puede compartir lo que le produce alegría con otras personas enseñando danza y yoga, lo que además ayuda con los síntomas de rigidez y dolor articular que causa el lupus. “Esta soy yo y nada de lo que me pase, ya sea el lupus o cualquier otra cosa, puede cambiar quien soy.”

Coconut water is a highly nutritious, cleansing, and refreshing juice

Coconut water is a highly nutritious, cleansing, and refreshing juice that is lightly sweet and packed with B-complex vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and manganese. Coconut water is one of the highest sources of electrolytes known. It’s a natural isotonic beverage with the same level of electrolytic balance that we have in our blood. In our body, plasma is what makes up 55% of human blood and coconut water is identical to human plasma, which makes it a universal donor. 
Some claim that drinking coconut water gives a person an instant blood transfusion. During the Pacific War of 1941-1945, both sides in the conflict regularly used coconut water-siphoned directly from the nut-to give emergency plasma transfusions to wounded soldiers. Coconut water has also shown significant anti-cancer, anti-thrombotic, and anti-aging benefits due to its high cytokinin content. It’s bioactive enzymes help to significantly support digestion and metabolism. 

Coconut water is low in calories and is an excellent weight loss drink. It also has the ability to hydrate the body on a deep, cellular level making it an essential beverage for athletes and those that live a busy, active life. It also has been shown to help balance pH levels, boost the immune system, and support kidneys in filtering toxins and reducing the risk of kidney stones. 

Coconut water is highly beneficial for cardiovascular health as it can help to reduce blood pressure and increase healthy circulation. It is also a vitally important drink for those who are suffering with a chronic illness such as migraines, sinusitis, COPD, fibromyalgia, asthma, PCOS, cardiomyopathy, chron’s disease, epilepsy, hypertension, multiple sclerosis, parkinson’s disease, hypothyroidism, arthritis, lupus, and chronic fatigue syndrome. 
Coconut water is excellent for skin conditions and can be applied topically to heal, soothe, and hydrate skin. Coconut water is a universally appealing drink and is considered safe in pregnancy, infants, and the convalescent. Young green coconuts are readily available year-round in tropical regions such as Hawaii, South Florida, Philippines, Bermuda, Jamaica, Brazil, Thailand, and India and more recently coconut water can be found packaged and bottled and available in supermarkets throughout the United States and around the world.

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Cucumber juice is a highly alkalinizing and hydrating drink 

Cucumber juice is a highly alkalinizing and hydrating drink that is rich in nutrients such as vitamins A, C, K, magnesium, silicon, and potassium. It has the ability to cleanse and detox the entire body as well as help to alleviate digestive problems such as gastritis, acidity, heartburn, indigestion, and ulcers. It is also an ideal way to properly hydrate the body since it is contains beneficial electrolytes that have the ability to bring nutrients and hydration deep into the cells and tissues making it far more effective than water alone.Cucumber juice is also one of the best natural diuretics around, aiding in the excretion of wastes through the kidneys and helping to dissolve uric acid accumulations such as kidney and bladder stones. It has the ability to help reduce edema, bloating and swelling in the body. It also has wonderful anti-inflammatory benefits which can significantly benefit autoimmune and neurological disorders such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Anxiety, Depression, Shingles, Eczema, Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, & Lupus. 

Cucumber juice is also an excellent remedy for bringing down a fever in children and the convalescent. 8-16oz of fresh cucumber juice is recommended daily to help hydrate and recover the body.

Cucumber Juice


2-4 cucumbers, organic 


Wash the cucumbers and cut as needed. Run the cucumbers through your juicer and drink immediately for best results. If you do not have a juicer, then blend the cucumbers and strain liquid.

Drink and Enjoy!

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Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.”

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.”

Do whatever you think replenish your soul from over working.

Give yourself a break on a Sunday – watch your favorite movie, cook your favorite dish, or read a good book that you have no time to read during the weekdays. Do whatever makes you happy and you’ll see the great impact it has in lessening the stress.

Hug Your favorite sweetie.