Lupus Nephritis
What is Lupus Nephritis? Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the nephrons – structures inside the kidneys – that is caused by lupus SLE. Lupus nephritis affects anywhere from 40-60% of lupus patients [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] Symptoms of Lupus Nephritis Weight gain High blood pressure Dark urine Foamy, [...]
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
The most common type of lupus is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (eh-RITH-eh-muh-TOE-sus) It is often called SLE, or simply lupus. SLE is a chronic autoimmune disease and can range from mild to severe, with a range of effects on the body. When people talk about lupus, they are usually referring to SLE, but there are other [...]
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Pain and Lupus
One of the most common symptom of lupus, many people experience and live with chronic pain. "My hands, wrist, shoulders... You name it, the pain is there"   [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] The pain associated with lupus can be one of the most challenging parts of the disease. Everyone [...]
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Fatigue and Lupus
For many people with lupus, extreme fatigue is one of the primary symptoms of the disease. Learning strategies for minimizing the onset of fatigue and ways to handle the symptom are crucial. [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] What contributes to fatigue with lupus? Upwards of 80% of people with lupus experience [...]
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Butterfly Rash and Lupus
A red or purple rash on the nose and cheeks is a common symptom of lupus called a malar rash. Visit the LupusCorner poll about the prevalence of the butterfly rash among people with lupus! [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] The name, malar rash, comes from the Latin word 'mala' [...]
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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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Fast Facts about Lupus
You know you're not alone -- though it sure can feel like it sometimes. What are the facts about who has lupus? Learn the facts about the prevalence of lupus and important differences for people of different ages and races. [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] 1.5 Million Americans have lupus [...]
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What Has Helped You in Your Battle Against Lupus?
Answer now to share what types of activities you have started because of lupus -- and which ones have helped reduce your symptoms! Be sure to check back soon to find out what worked best for members of the community. [thb_gap height="30"] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); SPONSORED [thb_gap height="30"] [typeform_embed url="https://karatehealth.typeform.com/to/y2RpF9"]   Check back [...]
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