It surprises many people to learn that lung issues are common among people with lupus. Although the underlying connective tissue disease is the root cause of lupus-related lung problems, the exact mechanism differs for each of the most common conditions.
Biomarkers are very much in the news today, in stories about how to determine who is at risk for a disease or condition, or the ways in which a group or population is reacting to a particular treatment. They also play a role in the development of new medications.
Music can be therapeutic for many problems the body encounters, including symptoms of stress, pain, and fatigue that many who live with lupus experience on a regular basis.
She may not be faster than a speeding bullet or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but Jessica Goldman, 28, is quite the superhero.
Though your body may be layered under sweatshirts and coats, staying active and healthy is important in the winter months.
Many experience changing dynamics in their relationship when a loved one is handed a lupus diagnosis.
No matter what your health condition, it makes sense that your doctors talk to each other. It’s called “coordinated care”—the idea that all the health care providers involved in your care should share information promptly about your condition, treatments, and medical needs.
As temperatures begin to fall, people with lupus may experience color changes, numbness, tingling, and pain in fingers and toes. These are symptoms of secondary Raynaud’s phenomenon.