Pain-Relieving Tips if the Weather Gets You Down
Living with lupus is tough - but the winter cold can make it worse. While scientists haven't found a link between cold weather and lupus symptoms, here are some pain-relieving tips for times when the cold seems like too much to handle.…
Winter is Coming: Cold Weather and Lupus
It’s true, winter is coming, but what does that mean for your lupus (or the other conditions you might be battling right alongside like Raynaud’s or Rheumatoid Arthritis?)  If there is one thing we know about lupus, it is that…
Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) and Lupus
Fatigue is a common lupus symptom. But, comparing fatigue over time, or between people, is difficult. With around 80% of people with lupus experiencing fatigue, it is crucial to have a validated measure that can distinguish between different symptoms. The Fatigue…
Fatigue, Decreased Energy, & Lupus
For many people with lupus, extreme fatigue is one of the primary symptoms of the disease. Know what contributes to this symptom and learn strategies for minimizing the onset as early as possible. What contributes to fatigue with lupus? Upwards of 80%…
What Has Helped You in Your Battle Against Lupus?
Answer now to share what types of activities you have started because of lupus -- and which ones have helped reduce your symptoms! Be sure to check back soon to find out what worked best for members of the community.…
Community Poll: What Medications Have You Tried To Manage Lupus
There are many medications that are prescribed, or are available over the counter, to help manage lupus symptoms. What medications have you tried -- and which have been effective for you? Answer the poll below! Day-to-Day Living Allergies, Immunoglobulin E,…
Lupus Treatment Team
Fatigue, photosensitivity, joint pain... With such diverse symptoms, treating lupus can be difficult. Because of this variability, it is essential to work with your health team to ensure that the treatment methods work for your specific condition. Combinations of medications…
Marijuana (Cannabis) or CBD Oil for Lupus
Marijuana as a lupus treatment may sound psychedelic -- but research efforts are ramping up! While possession and use of marijuana is still prohibited by federal law which supersedes state law, 44 states have medical marijuana laws that allow for…