Regular exercise helps strengthen the body.
Sometimes, the best exercise might be the simplest: walking. Indeed, walking builds joint strength, and it helps shed pounds so that joints carry a lighter load. And it’s ideal for people at all fitness levels, especially beginners.
A plateful of produce is the ideal dish for people with lupus, because it’s packed with natural disease-fighting compounds. Dr. Laura Coleman provides tips on picking and packing in spring-fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
When children have lupus, they hurt. And when a child hurts, parents hurt, too. Read on for tips on supporting your child with lupus.
Most teenagers today lead incredibly busy lives—their days packed with schoolwork, extracurricular activities, jobs, sports, family, and friends. But adding a chronic illness like lupus can threaten that balance. Three teens tell their story.
Ultraviolet radiation exposure can cause special concerns in people with lupus. Experts, along with people with lupus, share tips on protecting the skin from outdoor and indoor UV radiation.
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.
Five men share their stories about living with lupus, and finding support in groups specifically for men.