Posts from the Lupus Information category

Alternative Lupus Treatments, Living with Lupus, Lupus Definition, Lupus Diagnosis, Lupus Facts, Lupus Flare, Lupus Information, Lupus Life Expectancy, Lupus Medications, Lupus Symptoms, Lupus Treatment, Main Blog, Overlap Diseases, Treatments

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 ...

Lupus in Men, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog, Raynaud's

Symptoms of Lupus in Men

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /  Lupus: Not just a woman’s disease Lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease, is typically thought to be a woman’s disease, but the fact is, men get lupus too. Although nearly ...

Living with Lupus, Lupus and Depression, Lupus Definition, Lupus Diagnosis, Lupus Facts, Lupus in Children, Lupus Information, Lupus Medications, Lupus Rash, Lupus Symptoms, Lupus Tests, Lupus Treatment, Main Blog, Malar Rash, Photosensitivity, Treatments

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 ...

Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog, Pregnancy, Treatments

Lupus and Pregnancy: What you need to know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /  Can I have a healthy pregnancy if I have SLE? For lupus patients, just moving through the activities in daily life can be a struggle.  Living with an unpredictable chronic ...

Lupus Definition, Lupus Diagnosis, Lupus Facts, Lupus Information, Lupus Medications, Lupus Rash, Lupus Symptoms, Lupus Tests, Lupus Treatment, Photosensitivity, Raynaud's, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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.  ...

Living with Lupus, Lupus Information, Main Blog, Nutrition

The Paleo and Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What you should know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is the Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Paleo Diet? Are they good for lupus and other autoimmune diseases? Lupus is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that can affect multiple ...

Living with Lupus, Lupus and Depression, Lupus and Stress, Lupus Information, Main Blog, Nutrition

Lupus/Chronic Illness: The Mind/Body Connection

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /  What is the Mind/Body Connection? The term “mind/body connection” refers to the way your body responds to the way you think, feel, and act.  Stress, anxiety, emotional ...

Living with Lupus, Lupus and Stress, Lupus Flare, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog, Photosensitivity

Lupus Flares: Recognizing one, triggers, and prevention

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is a lupus flare and how do I recognize one? At times lupus patients may have periods with few to no symptoms, commonly called remissions. Some physicians are ...

Living with Lupus, Lupus Information, Lupus Rash, Main Blog, Photosensitivity

Lupus and Photosensitivity: When the Sun is Your Enemy

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is Photosensitivity?  Do you feel like the sun is your enemy? Have you noticed that you have flares or feel less than fantastic during warmer sunnier months or with ...

Brain Fog, Invisible Illness, Living with Lupus, Lupus and Depression, Lupus and Stress, Lupus Facts, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog, Where to find Help

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 ...

Lupus Definition, Lupus Facts, Lupus Information, Main Blog

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 ...

Lupus Awareness, Lupus Definition, Lupus Facts, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog

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 ...

Lupus Information, Main Blog, Overlap Diseases, Raynaud's

Lupus Overlap Diseases: What are Some Common Diseases Associated with Lupus?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Lupus Overlap Diseases: What are Some Common Diseases Associated with Lupus?   Some lupus (SLE) patients have been told by one physician that they have lupus, while told by ...

Alternative Lupus Treatments, Lupus Information, Lupus Medications, Lupus Treatment, Main Blog, Treatments

Alternative Lupus Treatments and Therapies

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Alternative Lupus Treatments and Therapies     In our blog, Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications,we covered many of the most common pharmaceutical treatments for lupus.  ...

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Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /  Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications Lupus manifests differently  in each patient (Please see: How Lupus Can Affect The Body,) requiring varying treatment options for ...

Brain Fog, Coping With Lupus, Gratitude, Invisible Illness, Living with Lupus, Lupus and Depression, Lupus and Stress, Lupus Facts, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog, Nutrition, Parenting with Chronic Illness, Photosensitivity

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 ...

Living with Lupus, Lupus Awareness Month, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog

Living With Lupus: In What Ways Can Lupus Affect the Body?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom /   Living With Lupus: How Can Lupus Affect the Body?  In Lupus and other autoimmune diseases, the immune system begins to recognize and attack itself, going after and ...

Lupus Diagnosis, Lupus Information, Lupus Tests, Main Blog

Diagnosing Lupus and Lupus Tests

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Diagnosing Lupus   Do you think you may have lupus? If you have shown several of the signs for lupus, you and your physician may now take the next step in determining if it is ...

Lupus Diagnosis, Lupus Facts, Lupus Information, Lupus Symptoms, Main Blog, Where to find Help

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 ...

Lupus Information, Lupus Rash, Lupus Symptoms, Lupus Treatment, Main Blog, Malar Rash, Photosensitivity

The Lupus Butterfly Rash or Malar Rash: Information You Need to Know.

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / What is a Malar or Butterfly Rash? Derived from the Latin word ‘mala’ which means cheekbone, the Malar or Butterfly rash is a kind of skin condition typically characterized by ...