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Prednisone: The benefits and risks

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is prednisone and why is it prescribed? What is the benefit? The main benefit of prednisone is that it is a corticosteroid medication that is very effective in decreasing ...

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Lupus Disease: Life Expectancy

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / When diagnosed with any disease, the concerns and questions about what this means for your future, your quality of life, and your prognosis (predicting the outcome of the ...

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Lupus in Children

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Lupus in Children Children playing doctor is normal, but a real visit with your child to the doctor for a serious health concern is certainly no longer fun and games. There ...

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /  What is systemic lupus erythematosis? Systemic lupus erythematosus is a very long name for a very complicated autoimmune disease that is more commonly known as SLE or lupus.  ...

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Raynaud’s Disease or Raynaud’s Phenomenon: Symptoms, causes, treatments, and preventing flare-ups

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / How do you say it? Raynaud’s. Just knowing how to pronounce it can be a challenge, let alone understanding what it is, so first things first. You will probably hear it ...

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Lupus Brain Fog: What is it and how do you cope?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is lupus brain fog? Is this image something you can relate to? Have you been forgetful lately?  Are you having trouble concentrating, remembering things, or feeling ...

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What is Lupus?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is Lupus? While on the surface, this may seem a simple question to answer, the very nature of lupus makes it, in fact, a very complicated one. There are some facts the ...

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Help Spread Lupus Awareness

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / May is Lupus Awareness Month Did you know that May is Lupus Awareness Month and that May 10 is worldwide Lupus Awareness Day? If you did, you are probably already working hard ...

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Coping with Lupus: How Does Lupus Affect Your State of Mind and Body?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /   Coping with Lupus:How Does Lupus Affect Your State of Mind and Body? Whether you have been recently diagnosed with lupus or have been living with it for many years, learning ...

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Lupus Symptoms and Signs

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /   Lupus Symptoms and Signs Lupus is a very difficult disease to diagnose.  Because lupus rarely presents itself the same way in any two people, it is very challenging for ...