what causes lupus

What Causes Lupus

So what causes Lupus and what are the things to look out for? Lupus has been found to be an auto-immune disorder, and is similar to other issues with the body’s immune system.  ... Continue Reading →
How do you get Lupus

How do you get lupus

No, Lupus is not contagious, you cannot catch it from contact with other people, nor is it an airborne disease, so it doesn't spread from person to person. So – How do ... Continue Reading →
symptoms of lupus

Malar Rash

Lupus is a disease that causes many types of different symptoms. One of the most common symptoms that appears in lupus patients are rashes on the body and face. The malar rash occurs ... Continue Reading →
Lupus Symptoms

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease. Instead of protecting the body, the immune system mistakenly attacks the body's own healthy tissue. Systemic lupus ... Continue Reading →
How do you get Lupus

Is Lupus Contagious?

Lupus is not contagious and cannot be transmitted sexually. Lupus is not a virus or bacteria and therefore is not contagious or transferable through bodily fluids. The cause of lupus ... Continue Reading →

Benlysta

A belimumab injection (Benlysta) is prescribed with other medications as treatment to patients of systemic lupus erythematosus. This type of medication is known as a monoclonal antibody ... Continue Reading →
Symptoms of Lupus

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) is a form of the lupus disease that affects mostly women ages 18-50. Cases of DLE in men are very rare. DLE affects different racial groups more ... Continue Reading →
How do you get Lupus

Lupus and Menopause

Some women may experience less frequent and more mild lupus flares after menopause, but menopause is not a cure or the end of lupus symptoms. Women often still experience lupus symptoms ... Continue Reading →
symptoms of lupus

Lupus Symptoms from Sunlight

Protecting yourself from the harmful rays of sunlight is always important, but especially so for those with lupus symptoms. Find out how exposure to the sun can trigger lupus symptoms ... Continue Reading →
Symptoms of Lupus

Celebrities with Lupus

Living with lupus is difficult, but not impossible. Many highly visible celebrities with lupus have lived long successful lives as lupus patients. Here we will list some well known ... Continue Reading →