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…
Fibromyalgia & Lupus: Comorbidity of Illnesses
Fibromyalgia, also known as 'fibro' or FMS, is a chronic condition that causes generalize and widespread pain. And it's common alongside lupus. Lupus and fibromyalgia are two conditions that are similar to one another. They cause similar symptoms to the…
Aromatherapy, Stress Management, & Lupus
More than just cold weather -- the winter can be a stressful time. Aromatherapy may be a low-risk, stress management strategy for Lupus Warriors. By now, you're probably heard it dozens of time: stress and lupus do not mix. But,…
Obesity, Weight Issues, & Lupus Symptoms
Between medication side effects and the challenges of life with lupus, it can be difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Battling a lupus flare? The steroids often used to battle lupus can cause people to gain weight. And, even when…