Osteoporosis, Bone Health, & Lupus
The connection between osteoporosis, bone tissue damage, and lupus. #LupusWarriors are at a greater risk for this health condition that can lead to fractures. Osteoporosis is a concern for all people as they age, but females #LupusWarriors are at an…
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Essential Nutrients, & Lupus
What Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids? And why are they important for Lupus Warriors? Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential nutrient the body cannot make on its own. Studies have shown that these omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in…
Itchy Skin, Urticaria, & Rashes with Lupus
From rashes and lesions to dry, itchy skin, it is very rare to hear of a #LupusWarrior that has not experienced some type of skin involvement. The American College of Rheumatology uses an 11-item classification index to monitor lupus disease involvement. 4…
High-Dose Vitamin C, the Immune System, & Lupus
Can high-dose vitamin C or a daily low-dose of vitamin C help manage lupus? Going beyond the common cold... There is an ongoing debate whether or not vitamin c is a prophylaxis against the flu and the common cold. This…
Pregnancy & Lupus: What to Know
#LupusWarriors that are pregnant have a great chance of having healthy, happy, and normal experiences. Understand more about certain risks and advocate for you and your baby’s health. A pregnancy alongside lupus presents additional challenges and risks that should be managed. All…
Job Searching, Work, and Lupus
Dealing with job searching AND lupus can seem overwhelming and scary. With the right information and some practical tips, the process might not be that arduous. Continue reading to learn about overcoming job searching lupus challenges. Job searching is already a…
Joint Pain & Swelling: Symptoms of Lupus
Lupus can have a significant impact on joints. Learning how to care for joints while exhibiting symptoms helps maintain an overall sense of well-being and decreases the risk of future problems. Lupus joint pain can cause general stiffness—usually in the…
Sex, Intimacy, and Relationships with Lupus
Is a Sex Life Possible with Lupus? #LupusWarriors shouldn’t be deterred when it comes to sex, intimacy, and lupus. Any individual after a stressful given amount of time could find the idea of sex to be daunting. Individuals with lupus—especially…
Battling Sjogren’s and Lupus: Symptoms and Similarities
"When you’re so tired it’s hard to explain but the quality of your life goes down. I’d go to the doctor and say I don’t feel good and they didn’t know why.” - Venus Williams Sjogren’s Syndrome is a serious…
Why Garlic Causes Lupus Symptoms or Flares
Garlic and Lupus. #LupusWarriors have probably heard to avoid it. Knowing why can help create a good plan #LupusWarriors have to avoid quite a bit, unfortunately. It can be frustrating and discouraging. With the right plan and the knowledge of…