Share Your Story: Sandra’s Diagnosis
Welcome to Share Your Story -- Where Lupus Warriors tell their own stories, in their own words. Editor's note: Share Your Story is a new segment where anyone can write personal pieces that will be published anonymously on LupusCorner.  If you…
Traveling with Lupus: Common Symptoms
Summer is approaching. That may mean that traveling is on the docket. Here are symptoms to notice and tips to know when traveling with lupus Long Transport Times Traveling in a plane or a car for a long period of time…
Salt (Sodium), Cardiovascular Health, & Lupus
#LupusWarriors are already predisposed to heart disease because of inflammation and stress. Sodium contributes to high blood pressure, but it also might be an environmental influencer of autoimmunity. Every living being on the planet needs salt. It’s essential for proper…
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…