Lupus

lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Can You Have Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis at the Same Time?

Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are two rare autoimmune diseases. These diseases have distinctive causes, but there is a great deal of overlap in both their symptoms and the way they affect a person’s health. Some people with one of these diseases notice that they have symptoms more consistent with other […]

Natural Treatments For Lupus

Natural Treatments For Lupus

The staff at the WebMD website define lupus as an autoimmune disorder, which means it is caused by the immune system attacking the body’s own tissues. Researchers have not yet determined what causes lupus, but they suspect a combination of environmental, genetic, and physiological factors. They have learned that some medications can […]

Can you have lupus and fibromyalgia at the same time

Can you have fibromyalgia and lupus at the same time?

One Spoon at a Time: A Guide to Autoimmune Disorders But you don’t look sick. Those who suffer from autoimmune disorders often hear that they don’t look sick because they have no visible symptoms. While friends, family, and even doctors may be well-meaning, saying this invalidates the illness. So, Christine […]

What is the treatment for skin lupus?

What is the treatment for skin lupus?

How is Skin Lupus Treated? According to the Lupus Foundation of America, 1.5 million Americans are estimated to suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus. The Lupus Resource Center estimates that two-thirds of people diagnosed with lupus experience skin issues with the disorder, called cutaneously, or skin, lupus. What is Lupus? An autoimmune […]

Foods to Avoid When You Have Lupus

What foods to avoid when you have lupus?

Foods to Avoid When You Have Lupus Though lupus is a chronic, life-long disease, altering your diet to prevent the development of other associated health problems is one excellent way of controlling your lupus symptoms and preventing flares. The scarcity of conclusive information available for a specialized lupus diet remains […]