I Have Lupus
Tips for staying healthy and managing lupus in every area of your life.
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View a comprehensive list of local support groups provided by the LFA.article
Diet and nutrition with lupus
In general, you should always try to eat a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet.article
What is self-advocacy?
You may have heard or seen the term “self-advocacy.” But what does it mean to advocate for yourself?article
Explaining lupus to others
A good way to explain lupus is to make clear what it is not before talking about what lupus is.article
Cardiovascular disease prevention
Practical advice on reducing your risk factors for heart attack, blood clots and stroke.article
What is lupus?
An introduction to this chronic autoimmune disease.article
Planning a pregnancy
Pregnancy is no longer considered an impossibility if you have lupus.article
What is a flare?
The standard, global consensus definition of a disease flare.article
Can I still work after my lupus diagnosis?
Modifications in the workplace can make it easier to keep working with lupus.article
What is photosensitivity?
Photosensitivity is the term used to describe sensitivity to ultraviolet rays.Q & A
About Raynaud's Disease
Raynaud's Disease is a common overlapping condition that causes numbness in the fingertips and toes.article
Protecting yourself against ultraviolet sunlight
There are many ways of minimizing your exposure to the sun.article
Work it out: Making your job accommodate you
After a lupus diagnosis you may need to make a few adjustments before you can keep working.article
Different types of lupus
Four common types of lupus are systemic lupus erythematosus, cutaneous, neonatal and drug-induced.article
There are several different forms of lupus that affect the skin.article