Living with Lupus
Information about healthy choices you can make to live well with lupus.
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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
While there is no proof acupuncture will alleviate symptoms, it may still help.article
Break free from smoking
It's never too late to quit with these 7 strategies.article
What seasonal allergy medicines can I take?
Always consult your rheumatologist about what medications are right for you.Q & A
Do vaccines cause flares?
Vaccines like the flu, pneumonia and tetanus shots generally don't increase lupus disease activity.Q & A
Can oral health problems be a result of my lupus?
There are no studies showing lupus directly causes oral health issues.Q & A
Sun rules: Five facts to know about summer sun safety
Here are five sun-related facts you need to know for a safer summer.article
Safe skin is a sure win!
The FDA released new rules that all sunscreen manufacturers must abide by starting in December 2012.article
Tanning beds are not safe for people with lupus.article
Five small steps to stay healthy during winter
Here is a winter weather checklist aimed at staying healthy during the cold season.blog
Infections and lupus
It’s no secret that infections pose a greater risk for people living with lupus.article
Protect yourself this cold and flu season
Following these simple steps will help you stay healthy this winter.article
Infection prevention is in your hands
Handwashing: We do it every day, but are we doing it right?article
Flu 101: Vital Qs & As about the flu
Those with lupus are at increased risk for infection. Getting a flu shot should be a top priority.article
Dealing with weight gain from steroids
Planning a healthy diet can help with weight you may gain from taking steroids for lupus.blog
Best approach to taking medications
Good communication between you and your doctor is essential to managing your medications.article