Does foods belonging to the nightshade family increase stiffness in rheumatoid arthritis?

I have rheumatoid arthritis and I have found that by eliminating foods belonging to the nightshade family (tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, peppers, and chili) I no longer have the morning stiffness that I found quite painful. Apparently, it is the solanine in these foods which caused the morning stiffness (for me anyway). However, these foods...

Have you any suggestions as to diet or alternative treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?

Have you any suggestions as to diet or alternative treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)? I have just received an "equivocal" diagnosis of lupus and hope to head it off at the pass! Lupus is an autoimmune disease. It is treated with aspirin for mild cases or steroids like prednisone for severe cases. If you start...

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