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    Rib Pain

    Yes, chest pain when I breathe in and shortness of breath.
    Have had this throughout my 30 years of lupus.
    Prednisone helps, then when the symptoms get better, I reduce the dosage..
    My rheumy...
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    Diet helps

    I would disagree with your rheumy about diet. I think having a healthy diet with no junk foods, sugar caffeine or alcohol would help anyone.
    I know that if I have a good diet and eat regularly I...
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    I take valerian drops in a glass of water before...

    I take valerian drops in a glass of water before bed and it helps me sleep. I get the valerian from a health food store. It is a natural herb.

    Yes, pain at night is so common with lupus. I have it...
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    The rash sounds like a lupus rash, same as what I...

    The rash sounds like a lupus rash, same as what I had. Prednisone should take that down.
    I have heard that Oil of Oregano is supposed to be a very good herbal product, though I have never tried it....
  5. Doctors just know what they have read and studied...

    Doctors just know what they have read and studied from books, and studied in medical school. They memorize everything and they miss some things. They are human. They don't know everything. I suppose...
  6. Thread: wisdom

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    The prayer is lovely. Thank You.

    The prayer is lovely. Thank You.
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    I ache and am in pain at night too. It hurts so...

    I ache and am in pain at night too. It hurts so that I can't sleep. I used to take tylenol #3 with codeine and that knocked me out, no pain, but then I was groggy and sick from the codeine, &...
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    You are not alone with your rashes and your need...

    You are not alone with your rashes and your need for lots of sleep.
    I find it hard to explain to friends that sometimes I have to cancel at the last minute because I am ill. I am always making...
  9. Clarins

    Clarins is the best!
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    I love History- do what feels right for you

    More thoughts on the bully thing- I suggested a meeting with the principal,
    but if you don't feel comfortable doing this, just write a good letter to him. Mark it personal. Mail it.
    Copy it to...
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    Help with "Bullies who are Meanies"

    I am a teacher. I have seen this alot in the schools in the past. I am now retired. Most of the time the kids being bullied wouldn't tell us teachers, and they just suffer all year. The bullies do...
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    Chest pain, trouble breathing

    For me this was all part of lupus. More prednisone stopped it.
    Also helps is just moving around, getting some walking or mild exercise in. Makes your whole body stronger. Vitamin C, A & D, Vitamin...
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    Doctors

    If your doctor won't listen to you, even with your mom there, I'd look for someone else to help you! I did that twice until I found 2 good women doctors, my GP and rheumatologist. They listen to me,...
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    Dry Lips

    I smother vaseline on my lips, especially at night. Works for me!
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    Migraines

    I get headaches from fluorescent lights and bright mid-day sun. I stay away from both, and it helps. Every type of fluorescent light makes me weak and ill. I don't they are not good for people with...
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    Learn about lupus

    Hi Erin, you can read about lupus from some of the books out there about lupus. Also this website is great!
    Is she quite ill or is the lupus mild? She might like to join this group too!
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    Sary

    Sorry Sary, I spelled your name wrong on the last note.

    All the Best, Barbara Jean
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    Prednisone can prevent organ damage

    Hi Sari, Sounds like you need some prednisone. Don't let your doctor totally control you. Some of them don't listen, when you are needing help.
    I would take prednisone when your lungs are hurting...
  19. Anyone helped by Tylenol #3 for pain and to sleep?

    This helps me alot at bedtime. The codeine for pain, aching and sleep, and the tylenol for muscle pain. I get a better sleep if I take one or two at night.
    It's easy to become addicted though, so...
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    I would like to try but where do I get it? Is it...

    I would like to try but where do I get it? Is it a juice or powder, capsules....

    I have never heard of wolfberry camu camu. Do you know "where does it grow"?

    Thank you!
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    If I eat fresh fruits and raw vegetables I know...

    If I eat fresh fruits and raw vegetables I know that is so healthy, and I feel better.
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    Meditation is something I can go to when I am...

    Meditation is something I can go to when I am upset or worried, and it's healing because it stops the stress of life for awhile. Your body relaxes and so does your mind. It's a chance to sit quietly...
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    My business is with my son who is a corporate...

    My business is with my son who is a corporate lawyer. I assist in different ways. It's good because he is a family member and understands lupus.
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    Yes, and yoga is so great too. I have to be...

    Yes, and yoga is so great too. I have to be careful with some of the poses though. The stretching feels so good. What kind of yoga do you do?
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    Meditation Helps So Much

    Hi Friends, Just wanted to tell you that meditation helped me in so many ways, and it's really the #1 best thing I have done for myself.
    There are so many different kinds, and you do it at home. ...
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