If you have lupus, you may be concerned about trying to conceive or how the disease will affect your pregnancy. A Cleveland Clinic expert says all pregnancies are considered high risk if you have lupus. But for most women with lupus, a healthy pregnancy is possible.
If you have lupus, you should avoid sun exposure, as this can lead to rashes, arthritis flares or even serious inflammation of your organs. This Cleveland Clinic expert offers tips to help you enjoy outdoor activities even if you have sun sensitivities because of lupus.
Here’s why you might try using white-light therapy to improve mood and sleep quality over the dark winter months.
Your eyes can tell you, and your doctor, plenty about your health. From diabetes, to high blood pressure, to inflammatory conditions and even metastatic cancer.
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If you live with arthritis pain, you’re probably familiar with at-home fixes such as ice and heat packs, stretching routines, pain relievers and simply putting your feet up and taking a break.
It can be difficult to control when or how severe your lupus flare-ups hit, but you can control other aspects of your life that affect how you feel.
Scleroderma most often affects the skin. But the disease also can affect many other parts of the body, including the digestive system, lungs, kidneys, heart, blood vessels, muscles and joints.
Monday morning finds many of us feeling foggy, but 20 percent to 50 percent of people with lupus have a unique feeling of mental fogginess.
The most significant new treatments for lupus are targeted therapies. Here’s an overview of drugs doctors hope will have fewer side effects and be more effective.
Many people with active lupus feel poor in general and experience fever, weight loss and tiredness. People with lupus also develop specific problems when the immune system attacks a particular organ or area in the body.