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Living with Lupus

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Diagnosis and Tests

Measuring Lupus Disease Activity Over Time

Some say that the only thing constant is change. This can feel especially true...

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What is Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

Autoimmune hypophysitis is a chronic inflammation of the pituitary gland that can...

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Hydroxychloroquine and NSAIDs: Protecting the Organs

Hydroxychloroquine and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are important medications for people with lupus that can protect against organ damage in SLE. There are many lupus medications, including the ever-important corticosteroids. However, two in particular stand out as low-cost, well-tolerated treatments that help to limit organ damage:

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Stroke Risk Factors and Lupus

People with lupus have a higher risk of developing strokes and experiencing lingering neurological effects. A recent study found that 3.1% of Lupus Warriors experienced any type of stroke Lupus affects every organ in the body, including the heart, lungs, and blood vessels of the circulatory...

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Social Determinants of Health and Lupus

Again, and again, research shows that the environment that one lives has a significant impact on health -- just like genes or your diet -- when it comes to lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease caused by inflammation in the body. As such, it is heavily...

Q&A Forum

Q&A Forum: Lupus Awareness Month

As we wrap up Lupus Awareness Month, we are excited to share personal lupus perspectives from our Q&A Forum members. We asked our valued forum members to share their personal thoughts and opinions on what they wish others better understood about life with lupus. Battling lupus...

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Platelet Counts, Thrombocytopenia, and Lupus

Lupus can have far reaching impacts throughout the body. Low platelet count, also known as thrombocytopenia, is a common symptom. Platelets are cells in the bloodstream that clump together on injury to prevent bleeding. Platelets are produced in the bone marrow and are found throughout the...

Day-to-Day Living

10 Challenges for Managing Lupus

Living with lupus means learning to overcome a wide range of challenges. How many of these ten are you familiar with? The most common type of lupus is systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). But, there is plenty of variability in how the autoimmune disease presents....

Day-to-Day Living

What You Need to Know About Neuropsychiatric Lupus

From fatigue to depression to psychosis, neuropsychiatric symptoms are both a common and major issue for people with lupus and one we know very little about. Nearly 50% of people with lupus experience some sort of brain or nervous system-related symptom related to their lupus. Despite...

Diet

Vitamin D Levels and Lupus

People with lupus often have low levels of Vitamin D, a nutrient that is vital for bone strength and immune function. Human beings get vitamins from the things we eat and from exposure to sunlight. However, people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) often...

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LupusCorner Insights | Community Data and Survey Feedback

The LupusCorner community provides great insight into the lupus journey. Find out what the latest data and feedback on physical inactivity, depression, and lupus headaches illustrates! Depression and problems with keeping up physical activity are issues that many people with lupus face. Unfortunately, many lupus symptoms, such as lupus headaches,...