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About Lupus, Featured, General Information, Main Blog, The Doctors

Your First Visit to the Rheumatologist

POSTED BY Kelli Roseta / Contents: What to Expect When You Are Expecting…A Lupus Diagnosis What is a Rheumatologist? What to Bring What to Ask? The Physical Exam Tips on Having a Successful ...

About Lupus, Featured, Living with Lupus, Main Blog, Pregnancy and Lupus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Lupus and Pregnancy: New Research, New Hope

POSTED BY Kelli Roseta / Recent Study Proves There is Hope By Kelli Roseta “Don’t do it.  Don’t even think about it.  If you try, you die.” Those harsh, penetrating words are ...

Diagnosis, Featured, Main Blog

Breaking Down Your Urinalysis

POSTED BY Kelli Roseta / Contents: Introduction The Basics The Results The Details Conclusion   Introduction If you’re a lupus patient, I’m sure at some point you’ve heard those wonderful words ...

Clinical Trials, Coping With Lupus, Living with Lupus, Lupus Awareness

Communicating With Your Family About Lupus Research Study

POSTED BY Kelli Roseta / Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus is proud to partner with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Communication Studies on a research project about health ...

Main Blog, Mouth Sores

Mouth Sores and Lupus

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Introduction How is it diagnosed? What may be causing my mouth sores if it is not lupus? How are mouth sores treated? What can be done to help alleviate or prevent ...

Featured, General Information, Main Blog, The Doctors

What Types of Doctors Treat Lupus?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Introduction Dermatologist Cardiologist Endocrinologist Family Doctor Gastroenterologist Nephrologist Neurologist Perinatologist Psychologist Pulmonologist ...

Main Blog

Lupus & Lyme Disease: Is it Lyme or something else?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is Lyme disease and what does it have to do with lupus? What are the symptoms and how is it similar to lupus? How is Lyme disease diagnosed? How is that ...

Main Blog, Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is peripheral neuropathy? What causes peripheral neuropathy? What are the symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? Alternative treatments and self-care ...

Main Blog, Myositis, Overlap Diseases

Myositis

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is myositis? What are the signs and symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? What causes myositis? Who gets myositis? What is the prognosis for someone ...

Alternative Lupus Treatments, Main Blog, Medications, Vitamin D

Vitamin D Deficiency and Lupus

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Introduction What is vitamin D and how does it affect the body? What do the studies show about vitamin D deficiency and lupus show? What are the symptoms for vitamin ...

About Lupus, Main Blog, Medications, Plaquenil, Treatments

Plaquenil: What you need to know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is Plaquenil? Other than Plaquenil, what are the other antimalarial drugs? Why are antimalarial drugs used to treat lupus? How do antimalarial drugs work to ...

Main Blog, Music Therapy

Can Inspirational Songs Heal the Body?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Can Inspirational Songs Heal the Body? How can music help the mind and body? What is the best way to use music for better health? In conclusion Can Inspirational ...

Fibromyalgia, Main Blog

Fibromyalgia

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is fibromyalgia? What is the connection between fibromyalgia and lupus? Who gets fibromyalgia? What causes fibromyalgia? Symptoms of fibromyalgia  What kind of ...

Flu Shot, General Information, Main Blog

Lupus and the Flu Shot: What you need to know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What exactly is influenza? What types of flu shots or flu vaccines are available? Who gets the flu and who should get the flu shot? Why is it so important for those ...

Hair Loss, Main Blog

Lupus Hair Loss and Alopecia Explained

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Lupus Hair Loss and Alopecia Explained How do I know if my hair loss is caused by lupus or something else? What causes lupus hair loss? Can I prevent hair loss from ...

Brain Fog, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Main Blog, Overlap Diseases

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? What are the symptoms of CFS? How is CFS diagnosed? Causes Treatment Living with CFS The cycles of CFS Preparing for a doctor’s ...

Main Blog, Vasculitis

Vasculitis

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is Vasculitis? What are the different types of vasculitis? What causes vasculitis? What are the symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? What kind of ...

Autoimmune Diseases, General Information, Main Blog

Autoimmune Diseases: What you should know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is the Immune System? What are Autoimmune Diseases? What Are Some of the Most Common Autoimmune Diseases? Who gets Autoimmune Diseases? What Causes Autoimmune ...

About Lupus, Autoimmune Diseases, Cutaneous Lupus, General Information, Main Blog

Cutaneous Lupus

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is lupus? What are the four types of lupus? What are the different types of cutaneous lupus? Who gets cutaneous lupus and how does it relate to systemic lupus? ...

Autoimmune Diseases, Lupus Rash, Main Blog

Discoid Lupus

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Discoid Lupus What are the four types of lupus? What are the different types of lupus rashes? Who gets discoid lupus and can it turn into systemic lupus? Is discoid ...