Sources: Eagles Observer | All Things Michael
Besides a collection of radio hits, what do Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Selena Gomez, Seal and Toni Braxton have in common?
#Like 1.5 million of their fellow Americans, they’ve struggled with lupus, a chronic autoimmune disorder that attacks the skin, joints and internal organs.
#While you may not have been lucky enough to meet one of the stars mentioned above, chances are you have met someone with lupus here in Central New York.
#While no two cases of lupus are alike, common symptoms include joint pain, fatigue, fever, hair loss, sensitivity to light and the “butterfly rash,” a sunburn-like rash across the nose and cheeks.
#Lupus has no cure, and treatments are relatively limited. But it’s important that sufferers of the disease — and the people who care for them — know they are not alone in their fight.