Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) and Lupus
Fatigue is a common lupus symptom. But, comparing fatigue over time, or between people, is difficult. With around 80% of people with lupus experiencing fatigue, it is crucial to have a validated measure that can distinguish between different symptoms. The Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) has been designed to distinguish fatigue from clinical depression. Clinical studies have [...]
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ANA Tests and Lupus
ANA tests are one of the tools that clinicians use to help diagnose lupus. ANA stands for antinuclear antibodies. In this article, we will explore antinuclear antibodies and see how they are different in the body of a person with an autoimmune disease, like lupus. [thb_gap height="20"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="20"] [...]
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Getting a Lupus Diagnosis
Known as "The Great Imitator" -- Lupus can be a challenge to diagnose as many symptoms are confused with other health conditions. Learn about the difficulties in getting a lupus diagnosis and tips for speaking with your doctor about your symptoms. [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] It is not uncommon [...]
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