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Different Types of Lupus

What Are the Different Types of Lupus? Lupus is a disease of the immune system that causes inflammation of certain parts of the body.  There are a wide range of different ... Continue Reading →
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Alcohol and Lupus

If you suffer from the debilitating effects of Lupus disease, then you will understand the motivation to remain as healthy as possible in between flare ups of this dreadful affliction. The ... 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 →
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 →
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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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Medication for SLE Lupus Symptoms

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) symptoms are common in almost all lupus patients. Lupus is an autoimmune disease and because of that, also a chronic inflammatory disease that can ... Continue Reading →

Lupus Malar Rash Symptoms

The malar rash (facial rash) is one of the most common SLE lupus symptoms. Lupus is an autoimmune disease with many symptoms. One common symptom is a facial rash. This rash appears ... Continue Reading →

SLE Lupus Symptoms in Women

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is much more likely to occur in women. In fact, more than 90% of lupus patients are women between the ages of 15 and 45. Some researches believe ... Continue Reading →