Suffering with Lupus? Lupus Doctor in Los Angeles!

Suffering with Lupus? Lupus Doctor in Los Angeles!

Lupus, Causes and Cures - Upper Cervical Health Care Los Angeles -Lupus Doctor Los Angeles

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that plagues millions.  The typical lupus patient goes from doctor to doctor looking for help but usually is confined to popping pills that do little more than quell some of Lupus’s symptoms.  Lupus symptoms vary widely, and they come and go. The times when symptoms get worse are called relapses, or flares. The times when symptoms are under control are called remissions. In the coming paragraphs we will talk about natural solutions with our  lupus doctor in Los Angeles.

Common symptoms of lupus:

The most common symptoms of lupus are:

  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Joint pain and swelling
  • A butterfly-shaped rash across the nose and cheeks
  • Hair loss
  • Ulcers in the nose and mouth
  • Edema (water retention) in the hands, feet, and face
  • Photosensitivity (sensitivity to light, especially sunlight)
  • Raynaud’s Disease (extremities turning white or blue when exposed to the cold)


How is lupus diagnosed?

Lupus is not easily diagnosed because it can mimic so many other illnesses. Generally, a doctor will review your medical history and your family history, and look for symptoms of systemic inflammation. Because lupus can involve the internal and external organs, a doctor relies on observation as well as testing in order to diagnose lupus. Because of Lupus’s stealthiness  its diagnoses can be difficult and the patient can go years before getting a diagnosis.

Treating Symptoms? Or Encouraging healing? You be the judge:

Current medical treatment does not help the body heal from lupus but rather treats its effects.  Our goal in this article is to give you practical tips on how you can help your body heal from the devastating effects of this autoimmune disease.

Leaky Gut Syndrome:

Current research suggests that many autoimmune diseases are triggered by a “leaky gut”.  This bowel inflammatory condition results from, the overuse of antibiotics, NSAIDS, steroid use and other man made chemicals that have a deleterious effect on the gut lining (http://www.functionalmedicineuniversity.com/public/Leaky-Gut.cfm). Once the gut lining is irritated the tight junctions(areas that absorb nutrients into the blood stream) become more porous accepting proteins into the blood stream that otherwise would not enter.  This causes alarm to the immune system and over time increases sensitivities in the form of allergies, food intolerance’s and immune system breakdown.  Leaky gut is one of the underlying body imbalances that must be healed in order to get well from an autoimmune disease such as Lupus.

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care                                                

Upper Cervical Care is a little known discipline that has been helping chronic disease suffers heal naturally.  Right here in Los Angles Upper Cervical Health Care has been helping people recover from health problems that have their roots in nervous system irritation and dysfunction.  The upper cervical spine is vulnerable to injury because of the fact that the head weighs 10-12 lbs and rest on the top bone in the neck called the atlas(weighing 2 ounces.)  Many people who have chronic health problems had prior neck injury that  predisposes the body to ill-health due to nervous system interference.  Anyone who is ill should have their upper cervical spine examined by a qualified Upper Cervical Doctor . Oftentimes recovering from chronic health problems  requires a multi-pronged approach.  This includes a healthy diet, treating leaky gut syndrome, and correcting upper neck misalignments .  All of these factors when addressed help the body function better so that it can heal and repair. Health is something that requires work .  Health does not come in a bottle but is the result of doing things that address the underlying cause of the condition.  At Upper Cervical Health Care in Los Angeles our Doctors are trained to help you recover your health by helping partnering with you and coming up with real solutions.  To schedule a complimentary consultation one of our Los Angeles offices you can do so here: www.uppercervicalcare.schedapple.com .

Here what some patients are writing about their recovery from autoimmune conditions in our office:
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If you are looking for a lupus doctor in Los Angeles our office has successfully helped hundreds of cases with autoimmunity issues. 

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Dr. Drew Hall is a Los Angeles and Carson Chiropractor who serves patients from Long Beach, Torrance, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Westwood, Pasadena, Culver City, Hollywood and Orange County.


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    Dr. Drew Hall and Upper Cervical Chiropractic Health Care welcomes you to our website. We have two offices in the Los Angeles area. Specialty Doctors in both Los Angeles - and Carson work with you to improve specific problem areas, nerve functions, and overall health. The Blair technique, a specialty within Upper Cervical Chiropractic, is what we practice. This technique removes impediments to normal neurological function by correcting spinal misalignments at the cranio-cervical junction (CCJ- head- skull). A specific and non-invasive correction, done after x-rays and a series of tests, precisely corrects misalignments of the neck and upper spine. Muscle strain, neck pain, migraine headaches, sciatica, trigeminal neuralgia, Ménière's disease, insomnia, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and chronic back pain are among the ailments that can be improved or eliminated through this type of care.