Lupus Now

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2011

Berry Goodness

What do blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries have in common? The natural compounds called polyphenolics found in these red and blue fruits—and possibly in walnuts—activate the brain’s natural “housekeeper” mechanism, which cleans up and recycles toxic proteins linked to age-related memory loss and other mental decline. In other words, yummy berries may boost your memory as you grow older.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2011

Sun Rules: 5 Facts to Know About Summer Sun Safety

Sun-related topics take on special importance for people with lupus. Here are five facts you need to know for a safer summer.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

The Inside Story - What happens in your body that makes exercise so good for you?

Just like everyone else, people with lupus need to exercise regularly or engage in some kind of movement, and most people with lupus can take part in some form of activity. To understand why fitness is so important, it helps to understand what exactly is going on in your body when you work up a sweat.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Job Sight

March is Save Your Vision Month, and the American Optometric Association (AOA) encourages Americans to prevent workplace eyestrain by following some easy and important steps.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Family Ties: Eduardo Xol creates Zen retreat for sister living with lupus

As a member of the design team on the popular series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Eduardo Xol helps improve the lives of a family in need every week for ABC TV. Off camera, Xol is helping his sister cope with lupus.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2011

Cost Control - Your Go-to Guide to Reduce Health Care Costs

While you can’t stop seeing your numerous physicians, you can find ways to lower your health care costs.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

Body, Mind, Soul: The Benefits of Yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates

Participants in yoga, tai chi, and Pilates all benefit physically and mentally from the exercises. However, there are differences between the forms.

Magazine | Nov. 01, 2010

Grab the Reins: How to Control Your Life With Lupus

Lupus is an unpredictable and life-changing disease. Putting yourself in charge of your own health, relationships and life is just one way fight back against lupus.