We each have the right to express ourselves. But when communication causes confusion, misunderstanding, and frustration, it’s not communication. In this article, psychologists Paul J. Donoghue, Ph.D., and Mary E. Siegel, Ph.D., examine how we speak, how we listen, and how we can be more effective at both.
People with lupus can be left with disfiguring scars and pigmentary changes that can significantly impair their self-esteem and quality of life. Dr. Andrew G. Franks speaks about dermatologic procedures that can repair damage caused by lupus.
Five men share their stories about living with lupus, and finding support in groups specifically for men.
Summer is the season of fun and relaxation, a perfect time to pick up a new hobby. Here are five popular and inexpensive pastimes for people of all activity levels, and easy ways to get started.
Thyroid problems are common in people with lupus. Learn more.
Research shows that owning a pet can be good for your health.
A number of Affordable Care Act provisions are helpful to people with lupus. These include banning insurance companies from denying coverage for pre-existing conditions; allowing young people up to age 26 to receive health insurance through a parent’s plan; and eliminating insurance coverage caps.
After more than a half-century of drought, many new treatments are in development for lupus. However, approval of a new treatment does not ensure that all people with lupus will be able to try it.