When children have lupus, they hurt. And when a child hurts, parents hurt, too. Read on for tips on supporting your child with lupus.
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.
It’s no secret that infections pose a greater risk for people living with lupus. In fact, infections are the second most common major cause of illness and death for people with the disease. It is important to make your health a priority, and take steps to protect yourself.
For many young people with lupus, the transition to caring for themselves as adults is challenging.
People with strong social relationships have fewer health problems, are happier, and have increased longevity, researchers found.
While most research is on children, there is evidence that play is as important for healthy adults and those with chronic illnesses as it is for children
If your luggage is exposed to extreme temperatures or humidity, your medications could lose potency and effectiveness.