"We won't have a cure for diseases until we first have a cure for greed." -Dr. Sachin Patel I have only been stating this since the beginning of time. I didn't really take it seriously though, until I was diagnosed with Lupus. See, it was then that I became quite familiar with the process and… Continue reading A Cure For Greed Will Cure All Disease
Most of you are aware that my first time at the beach post diagnosis, was a little more than a year ago. Why? Because of photosensitivity caused by lupus. However, Shade founder and CEO, Dr. Emmanuel Dumont and his team, are allowing those individuals battling lupus to take control, stress less, and live fully despite lupus.… Continue reading Does Sunlight Trigger Your Flares?
A lot of the times I allow lupus to determine what I can and cannot do with my life. I allow it to alter my mood, alter my relationships with my friends and family, and alter the way I go about living my life. But long are the days where I allow lupus to steal… Continue reading No, It Cannot…
Dear Lupus, UGH! Why must you wreak havoc on my hair? As if my body doesn't suffer enough beatings from you, you had to go and pick on my hair too? Why must the gentle stroke of my hair from my brush turn into fit of hair fall? My bathroom is nicely decorated with zebra… Continue reading Dear Lupus
Hey Lupies, Summer is here and it's imperative that we take precautions to reduce the effects of sun exposure. About two-thirds of the people with lupus are UV light-sensitive. Many experience an increase in lupus symptoms after being exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays, either from the sun or from artificial light. Sunlight may cause also… Continue reading Lupus And Sun Sensitivity
As you all know, May is lupus awareness month! Let's get the ball rolling with fact number one: Fact #1 "Public awareness of lupus remains low. Nearly two-thirds of the public knows little or nothing about the disease beyond the name." -Lupus In Color We lupies need YOUR help to change this! Join the growing group… Continue reading Together We Can Change It!
Did you know??? Lupus can be traced as far back as the author of the Hippocratic Oath- a greek philosopher born in 430 BC, whose chronicles depicted patients with the classic butterfly facial rash associated with the disease. MORE: Nine important facts about lupus you may not know. In the 1200s, Rogerius Frugardi coins the term “lupus” a… Continue reading The History of Lupus
Lupus is an autoimmune condition that affects the muscle, tissues and organs. Thousands of patients with autoimmune diseases have seen recovery with the following plan. https://youtu.be/dGXPY4nThjs Supplements: 1. Vitamin D3- Essential for balancing hormones in the body and proper functioning of your immune system. Over 80% of people are deficient in vitamin D3. 2. Collagen… Continue reading Natural Treatments for Lupus
Listen as Cleveland Clinic's rheumatologist, Dr. Howard R. Smith, discusses lupus treatment options.
Data released Tuesday by Aurinia Pharmaceuticals may bring exciting news for those of you living with a lupus-related kidney disease. Lupus nephritis is one of the most severe complications of lupus affecting the kidney's of as many as 40 percent of those with this chronic, auto-immune disease. However, in the phase 2b study released Tuesday,… Continue reading Breaking News!