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8 Natural Remedies for Managing Lupus

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January 14, 2017

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8 Natural Remedies for Managing Lupus
Lupus can be a multifaceted medical condition that affects more than 1.5 million Americans. This autoimmune condition can attack any of your organs in the body including your skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, brain and blood vessels. Unfortunately, there has yet to be a cure developed for lupus and the… Read More
 

2016 Breakthroughs in Lupus Research

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December 20, 2016

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2016 Breakthroughs in Lupus Research
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder in which the immune system develops antibodies that attack your body’s own organs and tissues. Lupus can target the joints, skin, brain, heart, lungs, and kidneys, leading to serious conditions, such as kidney disease and cardiovascular disease. The disease primarily targets women, but there… Read More
 

It’s Lupus Awareness Month! Got Any Purple to Wear?

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May 20, 2016

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It’s Lupus Awareness Month! Got Any Purple to Wear?
Spring is in full swing and summer is just on the horizon! It’s a time to get out of the house and enjoy the warmer weather with friends and family. This is a significant time of year. For many, the month of May is significant for a different reason– it’s… Read More
 

Lupus Research Advancements You Need to Know About

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April 27, 2016

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Lupus Research Advancements You Need to Know About
Lupus, a condition everyone fears, is an autoimmune disease that can lead to extreme pain and discomfort. Lupus is a lifelong disease without a known cure. Fortunately there are treatments options available that can minimize the effects and pain of lupus, but without proper treatment the disease can worsen and… Read More
 

7 Lupus Triggers You Should Know About

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February 24, 2016

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7 Lupus Triggers You Should Know About
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. The damage affects numerous parts of the body, including the skin, joints, and even the internal organs. If you have lupus, you already know that it’s a disease of flares and remissions. The remission times provide relief, but you probably dread the flare-ups. Lupus… Read More
 

6 Lifestyle Tips for Lupus Patients

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May 10, 2015

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6 Lifestyle Tips for Lupus Patients
Did you know that May is Lupus Awareness Month? If this is news to you, then we highly recommend taking a look at this infographic to learn more about this important event. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease which affects nearly 2 million people here in the U.S. This week,… Read More
 

The Walk to End Lupus Now Birmingham

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March 24, 2015

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The Walk to End Lupus Now Birmingham
Did you know that the Walk to End Lupus Now in Birmingham is taking place this Saturday? Events like this help provide support for lupus patients here in Alabama. The walk is being conducted by the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter— the leading nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to… Read More
 

A Cure for Lupus Could be Coming Soon

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February 16, 2015

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A Cure for Lupus Could be Coming Soon
New research suggests that the key to curing the chronic autoimmune disease known as lupus may come from combining two drugs that have already been successfully created. It’s an incredibly significant claim and one that could change the lives of millions around the world. Lupus is a mysterious and terrible… Read More
 

Why is Lupus So Misunderstood?

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October 16, 2014

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Why is Lupus So Misunderstood?
Lupus poses a serious challenge for many reasons. For one thing, it’s an autoimmune disease, which means that the immune system has begun attacking healthy tissues, cells and organs. On top of that, this illness produces chronic levels of inflammation in patients, similar to what you might expect from rheumatoid… Read More
 

The Lupus Foundation Fights for More Funding on Capitol Hill

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July 29, 2014

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The Lupus Foundation Fights for More Funding on Capitol Hill
It’s been a while since we covered a story about lupus, but we just heard about an encouraging development in Washington. The U.S. Senate Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Subcommittee just released details concerning its 2015 spending bill, and the news is definitely positive for people living with and working… Read More
 
 
 

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