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Day-to-Day Living

Swimming, Sun, and Lupus

Day-to-Day Living

Positive Affirmations and Lupus

Positive affirmations and positive thinking are two powerful strategies that can help Lupus Warriors...

Living with Lupus

Skin Health and Lupus

Rashes, ulcers, hyperpigmentation (darker spots on skin) and alopecia (hair loss) are...

Day-to-Day Living

Age, Getting Older, and Lupus

The relationship between aging and lupus is a complicated one and can be difficult for people with lupus to navigate. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, SLE is a lifetime struggle and ageing adds new complications to the mix. Aging makes the body's systems more vulnerable to damage...

Diet

Selenium and Lupus

Selenium is an incredibly important trace element essential to human health, found in the diet and stored in muscle tissue for later use.  Selenium is used by the body in over 25 different proteins essential to human health.  These proteins...

Day-to-Day Living

Caffeine Intake and Lupus | Staying Alert

Should you drink that brew? Coffee and other caffeine-containing foods are a mixed bag – both good and bad - for people with lupus. Fatigue is a common symptom of lupus, and it can come along with brain fog and

Q&A Forum

Q&A Forum: How I Raise Lupus Awareness

Raising Lupus Awareness Lupus Awareness Month is here! Living with lupus can be difficult and these next few weeks are important for educating others about these struggles. For this month's LupusCorner Q&A Forum, we asked our contributors to share their personal experiences regarding awareness and educating others about lupus. [thb_gap...

Living with Lupus

Traveling with Lupus: Common Symptoms

Summer is approaching. That may mean that traveling is on the docket. Here are symptoms to notice and tips to know when traveling with lupus. COVID-19 isn't the only thing Lupus Warriors must take into account when traveling! Stress, travel times, climate, and much more could be factors. Let's take...

Medications

Remission and Lupus

Although lupus is not a curable disease, it can be treated to the point where people no longer experience symptoms. This is called remission. Remission is a term used to describe the reduction, into nothing, of the symptoms of an autoimmune or chronic disease for three...

Day-to-Day Living

Lupus Headaches: Causes, Types, and Treatments

Lupus headaches are a notorious and well-known symptom of lupus. However, they can also be difficult to describe for Lupus Warriors. Headaches are a common symptom of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Previous studies have varied on their expected prevalence, but up to 78% of...

Living with Lupus

A Physician’s Journey With Lupus: Lessons I’ve Learned

A Physicians' Journey With Lupus: Niranjana Parthasarathi, M.D.  As an internal medicine doctor who was diagnosed with lupus in medical school and endured multiple organ complications for over 36 years, I’d like to share lessons learned over the decades.  These stem from my reading, hard-earned experience,...

Q&A Forum

Q&A Forum: What NOT To Say To Lupus Warriors

"Oh, you don't look sick!" or "It could be so much worse!" Many Lupus Warriors have had similar experiences when it comes to communication. Society often doesn't realize the impact certain comments can have on people with lupus. For this month's LupusCorner Q&A Forum, we asked our contributors to...