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  1. These pages are intended for sufferers who have had their ailment professionally diagnosed by a qualified medical practitioner...
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  1. These pages are intended for sufferers who have had their ailment professionally diagnosed by a qualified medical practitioner. Self Diagnosis can be extremely dangerous as many serious conditions can mimic more simple ones. If you are not satisfied with the results from one doctor, be confident and ask for a second opinion. Doctors are only human, their knowledge cannot be all-encompassing and we all make mistakes.
  2. Make sure you have read the pages on Aloe Vera side effects, who can use Aloe Vera and good quality Aloe Vera first.
  3. If you are currently on medication or undergoing medical treatment consult your doctor first.
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Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Lupus?

The following information is for humans with Lupus

Introduction to Lupus

Lupus (the Latin word for 'Wolf') is a chronic disease that causes the immune system to attack its own body destroying healthy cells.

Lupus is very difficult to detect and so GPs can often take a frustratingly long time to identify it
Despite the fact that hundreds of thousands of people around the world suffer from it there is little recognition and individual sufferers often feel very alone.

The causes of Lupus are unknown although experts suggest genetic problems, virus, hormone imbalance and/or stress.

Using Aloe Vera for Lupus

Important Note:
This text refers to Aloe Vera as defined on our page Good Quality Aloe Vera. We also strongly recommend you read the FAQ: How Much Aloe Vera Should I Drink?

How long will it take for Aloe Vera to work with Lupus?

The speed of recovery will depend primarily on the quality of Aloe and supplements being taken. Do not expect miraculous results.

It will take time to clear the lupus and because Aloe Vera repairs the skin from the inside out, symptoms may look worse before they look better. As a very general rule of thumb allow one month for every year the Lupus has been there.