SYS: Writing About Lupus with Emojis
They say a picture is worth a thousand words -- Well, how many emojis does it take to describe lupus? It can be hard to explain lupus to friends and family. But, research is beginning to look at the value…
A Mental Health Professional Answers the Top 4 Questions
You're a lupus pro. You know when to call your rheumatologist, dermatologist, or your PCP. But when do you call for mental health support? Making the decision to reach out to a mental health professional, and following through with contacting…
Managing a Lupus Flare – Advice From Experts
Because they are unpredictable, a lupus flare can be¬†frustrating and frightening. The onset of symptoms, ranging from rashes and fatigue to serious joint pain and risk of organ damage, can seem unmanageable. A lupus flare contrast periods of time with…
Lupus Fatigue and the FSS Scale Scores
Tracking your lupus fatigue helps identify factors that may help or exacerbate your symptoms. Are you tracking? In the last two weeks, over 350 people have used Facebook Messenger¬†(to start tracking, just type: FSS) to track their fatigue using the…