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Coping with Lupus: Fact #19 – Common lupus blood disorders – anemia, thrombocytopenia and more by Lupus Adventurer Posted Sat 19 May 2012 2:59pm Coping with Lupus: Blood disorders such as anemia (too few red blood cells) are common in lupus, and can greatly affect the health of lupus patients.  A few blood related (hematological) conditions really matter in lupus.  Blood related issues are usually treated by hematologists, the specialists who know the most about helping patients with ... Read on »
Editor’s Requests for Summer issue of Lupus Now magazine by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Mar 2013 10:35am The Editor of Lupus Now® magazine needs your help with the Summer 2013 issue. Ultraviolet light and lupus Has lupus caused you to become sensitive to artificial indoor lighting? If so, we would like to talk to you. Write to us at lupusnow@lupus.org, with "UV" in the subject line. Please include a little bit about how UV affects you and how ... Read on »
Lupus Adventurer and the Case of the Missing Daily Lupus Fact Posts by Lupus Adventurer Posted Mon 27 May 2013 6:34pm Case of the Missing Daily Posts? First, thank you so much for the email checking on my well-being and whereabouts! Today, this post skips right over the past week from May 18 and the eight days in between to today, the 27th! A post for May 18th almost was published, but during the “save” process, WordPress glitched and went into th ... Read on »
Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage Therapy and other Natural Therapies for Lupus in Tampa Bay at Healthy Bei by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 05 Mar 2013 2:44am We treat many patients with autoimmune conditions and create individualized protocols to get very good results treating them with a combination of acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, chinese herbs, nutritional supplements, dietary recommendations, lymphatic drainage therapy and detoxification therapies.  Many patients come to Healt ... Read on »
Men Get Lupus Too by k Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:01pm Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease, affects mostly women. Like breast cancer, men aren’t usually brought into the equation when people discuss diseases like lupus. But they should, because although the disease is the same, it may show a bit differently and it may be more difficult for a man to be diagnosed, simply because i ... Read on »
Lupus Erythematosus by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 2:16pm This is a rare disease of the immune system. In this disease, the immune system forms antibodies against the nuclear component of its own cells. This can cause a variety of effects but the most common ones are arthritis, kidney disease, skin disease and blood disorders (anemia and/or decreased in platelet numbers). A great number of ... Read on »
Immune Disorders May Raise Blood Clot Risk in Hospitalized Patients by HealthFinder Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Those with conditions such as lupus appear more vulnerable, study suggests. SUNDAY, ... Read on »
Sjogrens vs Lupus: Smackdown by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 1:40am OK this is going to be a long rant. I'm mad. I am a regular contributor on Allexperts.com , where people can write in about, well, anything, and ask an expert their question. I signed up as an expert in lupus. From the angle of living with it for 20 years and trying everything under the sun to deal with it. And some of it working quite well. ... Read on »
For California Woman, Lupus Is Life by HealthFinder Posted Fri 24 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Decade after diagnosis and trauma, woman still feels 'blessed'. By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus Fact #7 – No single test for Lupus! by Lupus Adventurer Posted Mon 07 May 2012 1:33pm Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus:  There is no single laboratory test that can decide whether a person has lupus. Diagnosing lupus involves analyzing the results of several lab tests, a review of the person’s entire medical history, and the history of close family members.  When I was finally diagnosed with Lupus, I had demonstrated 7 of the ... Read on »