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Caffeine Intake and Lupus | Staying Alert

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Q&A Forum: How I Raise Lupus Awareness

Raising Lupus Awareness Lupus Awareness Month is here! Living with lupus can be...

Living with Lupus

Traveling with Lupus: Common Symptoms

Summer is approaching. That may mean that traveling is on the docket. Here are...

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...

Living with Lupus

The Lupus Mindset: Turn Those Can’ts into Cans!

Even if you don’t feel like it at the time, there is a lot that you can do with lupus.  People with lupus are under a lot of stress and surrounded by a lot of negativity. There are a lot of things that you were once able to do, that...

Day-to-Day Living

What Not to Say to Someone With Lupus

Lupus warriors know all too well that words can hurt just as much as sticks and stones. A little empathy and sympathy go a long way. People say the darndest things, and even the most well-intentioned people can say things that can deeply wound people with...

Day-to-Day Living

Pre-Made Meals and Delivery Plans for Life with Lupus

Eating right can take a lot of time and money, but new options can take the pain out of food prep. Meal deliveries can take the guesswork out of planning and take shopping and cooking off of the to-do list. Eating healthy can be a...

Day-to-Day Living

Hygiene Practices, Cleanliness, and Lupus

Good hygiene, the practice of keeping yourself and your living space clean, is an important part of remaining healthy. These days, it's absolutely essential for everyone, including Lupus Warriors. Hygiene comes from the Greek word “Hygieninos” which translates roughly as “healthful.” The word also is related to Hygia, the...

Day-to-Day Living

Pets, Health Benefits of Animals, & Lupus

“Sometimes it feels like my pet is the only one that understands me,” is a common refrain for many Lupus Warriors. Beyond being good listeners and friends, pets may also offer some health benefits for people with lupus. You’ll see videos of animals being...