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

Communicating With Your Family About Lupus

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

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 / Introduction Have you been diagnosed with lupus and you are now feeling overloaded with confusing and concerning information? What kind of doctor do you need? Will you need ...

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 ...

Autoimmune Diseases, Invisible Illness, Main Blog, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Overlap Diseases

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease: MCTD Explained

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is a connective tissue disease? What is MCTD? What are some signs and symptoms of MCTD? How is it diagnosed? What is the cause of MCTD and can it be prevented? ...

Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Autoimmune Diseases, General Information, Invisible Illness, Main Blog, Overlap Diseases

Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Also known as Lupus Anticoagulants or Hughes Syndrome)

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is antiphospholipid syndrome?n Are there any alternate names for APS? What are the signs and symptoms of antiphospholipid syndrome? When should I see a doctor? ...

About Lupus, General Information, Living with Lupus, Lupus Flare, Main Blog, Nutrition

“Lupus Secrets”: Lupus information you need to know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Who is Dr. Thomas? What did others think of the webinar and is it worth watching? The “Lupus Secrets” Webinar “Lupus Secrets” video presentation with valuable lupus ...