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Day-to-Day Living

Cold Weather, Symptom Flares, and Lupus

Day-to-Day Living

Tattoos and Lupus: Is There a Risk?

Tattoos are a part of many cultures and en vogue these days. But, what...

Day-to-Day Living

Societal Expectations and Lupus

People with lupus often find it hard to live up to many...

Living with Lupus

Dry Eye and Lupus

Dry eye is a frustrating and painful condition that affect the eyes of over 1/3 of people with lupus. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that affects organs throughout the body. The eye is usually an "immune-privileged" organ, which means...

Day-to-Day Living

Managing Energy, The Spoon Theory, and Lupus

Lupus Warriors know the challenges of managing energy carefully. Explaining the delicate balance to others can be difficult, but not impossible. The Spoon Theory is a useful strategy A few years ago, Christine Miserandino wrote a post on the blog “But you Don’t Look Sick” called

Living with Lupus

LupusCorner Community: What’s New & Noteworthy

Here is a quick roundup from our LupusCorner community, including survey results from social platforms, published articles and podcasts, lupus-related news, and what you can expect from us in the near future! It's been an eventful month for our LupusCorner community! Your input, feedback, and participation...

Day-to-Day Living

Air Quality and Lupus: Take a Deep Breath

Many Lupus Warriors are aware of the link between lupus and lung health, but the air we breathe can also affect lupus. The air we breathe is linked to many different health issues, and it goes far beyond lung infections and asthma. According to the World Health Organization...

Diet

Supplements and Lupus

Many people take supplements to add essential nutrients to their diet, hoping for potential health benefits. People often try to add nutrients to their diet by taking them as supplements, separately from their food. Supplements can take the form of specially-formulated gummies, capsules of ground medicinal...

Exercises

Good Exercises for Lupus Warriors

Exercise is vital for people with lupus – but many workouts that you can find online can be too intense. Start with the basics and do what you can – but definitely do some exercises! It will be worth it. Exercise keeps the body healthy in a...

Living with Lupus

Menstruation and Lupus

Because changing hormone levels effect the immune system in a big way, menstruation cycles, also known as periods, can seriously effect lupus symptoms. Systemic Lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that disproportionately affects women. In fact, 78% of people with autoimmune...

Q&A Forum

Q&A Forum: Community Lupus Stories

This week we share the personal lupus stories from our LupusCorner Q&A Forum members. We asked our community to tell us about their battle with lupus and the journey that led them to this point.  Thank you to all our LupusCorner Q&A Forum members for...

Diet

Lupus Diets: An In-Depth Review

The foods you eat have a huge impact on the way you feel and your immune system. Eating a healthy diet is particularly important for people with lupus, and there are many options available. It can be difficult to find the right one to fit...