Lupus Articles

Chronic Pain In Lupus

Chronic Pain In Lupus

Perception of pain is as individual as each person. What works for one person may not work for another, especially if you have Lupus....

Lupus: Intro To A Disease You May Not Recognize

Lupus: Intro To A Disease You May Not Recognize

Lupus is perhaps the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed disease in the history of medicine. It has been called The Great Imitator because its symptoms can mimic other, more common diseases and syndromes....

Lupus And Depression During The Holidays

Lupus And Depression During The Holidays

For people with a chronic illness like Lupus, Scleroderma, or Rheumatoid Arthritis, the holidays can be a time of utter loneliness, depression, and even despair....

Complementary Therapy For Lupus, Part I

Complementary Therapy For Lupus, Part I

I'll have to admit that Lupus is one of those things that even after studying and researching, I have a hard time understanding. We may think we understand how much it hurts, but unless you have Lupus, you just really can't understand...

Complementary Therapy For Lupus, Part II

Complementary Therapy For Lupus, Part II

Lupus can be accompanied by depression, anxiety, sleep issues, and fatigue. We review natural remedies for these ailments and thereby help you cope better with your Lupus on a daily basis....

Review: Romance And Illness In "Love Simple"

Review: Romance And Illness In "Love Simple"

Chronic illness isn't portrayed often in movies, or at all really. I suspect there are a couple of reasons for this. Whenever a book or film portrays real challenges like chronic illness,...

Autoimmune Disease:  What Are They And Do I Have One?

Autoimmune Disease: What Are They And Do I Have One?

In a person with an autoimmune disease, the immune response is "disordered" and cannot tell the difference between foreign cells and body cells. The it produces immunological cells that attack its own cells instead of invaders. These defective antibodies attack the body's cells to such an extent that damage occurs to the body's tissues....