alcohol and lupus - help to stop drinking

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 →
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 →

DMARD Lupus Treatment

Dr. Olivia Ghaw from Mount Sinai specializes in patients with rheumatic or connective tissue diseases. She sees about 50 lupus patients a year and speaks about how common the disease ... Continue Reading →

How Lupus Affects Your Body

Lupus doesn’t target just one specific part of your body. In fact, lupus can affect the entire body. Some of the main areas potentially affected by lupus are the brain and central ... 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 →


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 →