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Natural Cure for Lupus: Due to the nature and cost of medications needed to treat lupus, and some of the potential serious side-effects associated with its symptoms, a number of patients suffering from the illness tend to seek alternative, natural cures for it. These alternative medicine or natural lupus cures... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Facts of Lupus Symptoms in Men: Although this article is mainly about lupus symptoms in men, systemic lupus erythematosus is a disease known to also affect women, and even children. While it is believed that nearly 90% of lupus patients are aged women 15 to 45 years old, men should... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Neonatal lupus is a rare form of temporary lupus that affects a foetus or newborn. This form of the disease often appears in the first few months of the baby’s life and is a result of the mother’s auto-antibodies being passed on to her child before birth. Some of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
The question “what is lupus?” is one that many people with symptoms akin to those found on lupus patients will ask at one point or another. Although doctors find it somewhat difficult to diagnose the disease due to the variety of symptoms associated with it, they have been able to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
When lupus affects the kidneys, it is referred to as lupus nephritis. Lupus, medically referred to as systemic lupus erythematosus (or SLE for short), is an autoimmune disease known for its many symptoms that have potential to flare / worsen from time to time. Its damaging attacks on the body’s... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus symptoms in women vary from individual to individual and can appear in different forms; with the most common type being systemic lupus erythematosus which affects many parts of the body. That means, no two women or patients will have same symptoms of lupus or same causes of lupus if... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus is a disease that triggers inflammatory responses in one or more organs – especially the kidneys, joints, skin, heart, brain. As with all autoimmune diseases, once the symptoms of lupus in women begin to show up, it forces the immune system that is meant to protect the body cells... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus symptoms in women, or even men, are known to vary from one patient to the other. For this reason, each patient requires a different lupus treatment plans that may change over time. Lupus being an autoimmune disease with a number of common symptoms, doctors now have more choices when... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a disease yet to be fully studies and understood by medical experts. However, over the years, a number of researchers and medical practitioners have discovered some of the most common facts about the disease. They are as listed below: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a known... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
One of the most effective forms of lupus treatment involves the use of Corticosteroids, a close relative to cortisol, a natural anti-inflammatory hormone. Corticosteroids, sometimes plainly referred to as "steroids" or glucocorticoids, are very effective drugs known for their ability to quickly reduce inflammation and pain. Some of the most... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
As you may already know, lupus symptoms appear in the form of joint pain, lung inflammation, fatigue, and skin rashes – just to name a few. These symptoms of lupus are often not the same for any 2 given patients, and each require a certain treatment to combat it. In... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
The lupus disease as you may already know it is an illness capable of causing damage to your immune system, thereby attacking most vital parts of your body, including the skin, nervous system, joints, cardiovascular structures, lungs, and kidney – just to name a few. Being capable of causing damages... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
A gene mutation known to be responsible for causing lupus has been identified by a team of international researchers, led by Chaim O. Jacob, an associate professor of medicine and microbiology & immunology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease known to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus symptoms are known to appear in a variety of forms. Each for requires a certain class of drugs to treat it.For example, NSAIDS, are used to reduce the effect of joint or chest pain or fever while anti-malarials are used to treat lupus symptom akin to those found in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus, being a disease known for its many symptoms, which depends on the patient and type of lupus they are diagnosed with. This article, however, will focus more on some of the most common lupus symptoms in women. They are: Achy joints - medically known as arthralgia Swollen joints -... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus, as you may already know, is an autoimmune disease that causes damages to most parts of the body including: the skin, joints, nervous system, cardiovascular structure, kidneys, and lungs. A complete cure for the disease is still unknown but there are several medications that can be used alone or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus symptoms appear in different forms in patients. Some of the most common symptoms of lupus known today are: joint pains, inflammations, skin rashes, kidney failure, lung inflammation, and damage to other organs – to name a few. For lupus diagnosis in patients, doctors have to consider a number of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Here you will find the third and last installment on our 10 Helpful Tips on How to Live with Lupus Symptoms. If you missed out on the previous 2 these helpful tips on dealing with lupus symptoms, click: Part 1 or Part 2. Helpful Tip #8: Seek Expert Help on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
This article is the second part to our previous article on how to live with lupus symptoms in women or even men. If you missed it, click 10 Helpful Tips on How to Live with Lupus Symptoms – Part 1 to read it and do not forget to return to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
Lupus is a disease known to affect fewer men than women. In actual fact, women are 9 times more likely to be diagnosed with it than men. And, although the exact causes of Lupus symptoms are yet to be fully understood, genes, medication, environment, and emotions are believed to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
One of the many symptoms of lupus in patients is reaction to UV and sunlight, which often results in skin rash. Patients suffering from lupus are bound to notice that they can hardly stand being exposed to such form of light (sunlight, or UV light – from fluorescent lights, halogen... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Lupus_symptoms's blog
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