Posts from the General Information category

About Lupus, General Information, Living with Lupus, Lupus Flare, Main Blog, Photosensitivity, Symptoms

Lupus Flares: Recognizing one, triggers, and prevention

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is lupus? What is a lupus flare and how do I recognize one? So how is a lupus flare recognized? What can trigger a lupus flare? Can anything prevent a lupus ...

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

Lupus and Photosensitivity: When the Sun is Your Enemy

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is Photosensitivity? What does it mean to be photosensitive? How do you know if you have photosensitivity? Lupus and Photosensitivity: What can I do to protect ...

For the Caregiver, Living with Lupus, Main Blog, Where to Find Help

Caring for the Caregiver: What you need to know

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: A new story about Dick and Jane Care-giving can trigger a whole host of difficult emotions What can you do as a caregiver to find balance? Caring for a Caregiver ...

Brain Fog, General Information, Invisible Illness, Living with Lupus, Main Blog, Symptoms, Where to Find Help

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

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is lupus brain fog? What are the signs of a brain fog? How can these problems affect daily life? What can I do to cope with a lupus brain fog? The good news! ...

General Information, Lupus Awareness, Main Blog, Symptoms

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 ...

Invisible Illness, Living with Lupus, Main Blog

Invisible Illness: “But you look so good.”

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is an Invisible Illness? Labeling and Stigmas for those with Invisible Illness Understanding Invisible Illness   What is an Invisible Illness? Have you ...

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

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

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What are lupus overlap diseases? Scleroderma Rheumatoid Arthritis Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Raynaud’s Syndrome Sjogren’s Syndrome Things to Note with Lupus ...

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

Alternative Lupus Treatments and Therapies

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Complementary Medicine Complementary and Alternative Supplements and Treatments for Lupus Alternative Lupus Therapies/Treatments Complementary/Alternative Lupus ...

Clinical Trials, General Information, Main Blog, Medications, Treatments

Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Lupus Medications Some Common Lupus Medications Trials and Other Things to Consider   Lupus Medications Lupus manifests differently in each patient (Please see: ...

Coping With Lupus, Depression, General Information, Gratitude, Invisible Illness, Living with Lupus, Main Blog, Mind/Body Connection, Parenting with Chronic Illness

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

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Coping with Lupus Some Main Challenges you May Face Things You Can Do To Help Yourself With hope, there are always possibilities   Coping with Lupus Whether you ...

Coping With Lupus, General Information, Living with Lupus, Main Blog, Parenting with Chronic Illness, Symptoms

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

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Living With Lupus: How Can Lupus Affect the Body? Lupus Effect on the Body: A Head to Toe Listing In Conclusion   Living With Lupus: How Can Lupus Affect the ...

About Lupus, Diagnosis, General Information, Main Blog

Diagnosing Lupus and Lupus Tests

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: Diagnosing Lupus Very Important Information Preparing for a Doctor Visit How does a lupus diagnosis get confirmed? Blood Tests Imaging Tests Biopsy Some Questions ...

General Information, Lupus Rash, Main Blog, Photosensitivity, Symptoms

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

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What is lupus? What is a Malar or Butterfly Rash? So What Can Be Some of the Causes of a Malar, or Butterfly Rash? Could having the butterfly rash be a sign that you ...

About Lupus, Alternative Lupus Treatments, General Information, Main Blog, Medications, Symptoms

Medications for Lupus…What is right for you?

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: What are some of the prescribed medications for lupus and how do I know what is right for me? The two main types of Lupus Overlap Diseases Common Lupus Medications ...

About Lupus, Main Blog, Nutrition

The Lupus and Diet Dilemma

POSTED BY Karrie Sundbom / Contents: The Lupus and Diet Dilemma: What should we eat? What should we avoid? Tricks are for kids Lupus and Diet: What are the recommendations for what we should be eating? ...