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Lupus Fatigue & the Seasons: FSS Data

There have been over 942 responses to the Fatigue Severity Scale. Let's analyze the scores to look for seasonal lupus fatigue. In previous posts, we have looked at why we use the FSS to measure lupus fatigue and some initial results from the tool. Now that there are a...

Living with Lupus

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. 1. Try Stretching [thb_gap...

Living with Lupus

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 it effects people very differently.  While that is one of...