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Diet

Vitamin D Levels and Lupus

Living with Lupus

LupusCorner Insights | Community Data and Survey Feedback

The LupusCorner community provides great insight into the lupus journey. Find out what the...

Medications

Glucocorticoids and Lupus

Is it safe to stop taking or taper down glucocorticoids when lupus...

Living with Lupus

Hearing Loss, Ear Health, and Lupus

What’s that? Hearing loss and other aural phenomenon may impact around 30% of people living with lupus. “Autoimmune inner-ear disease” (AIED) was first described by Brian McCabe in his landmark 1979 paper. McCabe reported on 18 patients whose lupus symptoms included hearing loss due...

Day-to-Day Living

Lupus Recordkeeping: Tips, Tricks, and More

Keeping records is vital for people with lupus and it can identify triggers. Here are some tips, tricks, and pitfalls you will encounter along the way! Keeping track of what is and isn't working is a crucial part of treating lupus. But, simply remembering symptoms isn't...

Living with Lupus

Monoclonal Antibodies, the Immune System, and Lupus

Monoclonal antibodies are lab-made molecules. They help the immune system to target and attack foreign invaders. And, when it comes to managing lupus, they offer hope for new treatments. The immune system works by sending specialized cells after targets that the body has marked with “flags”...

Living with Lupus

Lupus Psychosis and Brain Inflammation

3-5% of people with lupus experience psychosis, a severe mental illness and break with reality caused by inflammation in the brain. Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE) is a chronic disease where a person's immune system attacks their own cells, a process known as "autoimmunity." SLE...

Living with Lupus

Estrogen, Sex Hormones and Lupus (SLE)

Hormones, including the hormones associated with sex and sex expression, also impact the immune system. Because of this, they can have complex interactions with SLE. Hormones are chemicals that different cells in the body use to communicate with each other. By communicating, cells are...

Day-to-Day Living

Physical Inactivity, Depression, and Lupus

People with lupus are both more likely to develop depression, and more likely to not live active lifestyles. The two are more deeply connected than many people realize. Depression and problems with keeping up physical activity are issues that many people with lupus face. Unfortunately,...

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 t0 78% of...

Living with Lupus

Q&A Forum: Outlook for 2021

Setting goals is an integral aspect of staying motivated and consistent in your lupus treatment. Identifying and setting goals is essential, and your goals should be broken up into smaller, more manageable steps. 2020 was a different and difficult year for everyone, but especially for Lupus...

Day-to-Day Living

The Mediterranean Diet, Nutritional Value, and Lupus

Diet and proper eating habits are extremely important for people with lupus. But, where do you start and what health plans are worth trying? The Mediterranean diet may be able to help you prioritize the right foods for you. The Mediterranean diet is one of the...