Working With Lupus

There are misconceptions about whether or not lupus patients can lead fulfilling work lives. So, let’s look at the facts of working with lupus and see if we can debunk some of the myths. The information in this article is adapted from the sixth edition of The Lupus Book.   MYTH: Lupus patients are not… Continue reading Working With Lupus

Sun Sensitivity and Summer Activities

It’s the middle of June and you’re getting stir crazy at home… what are your options? The beach seems like a flare up waiting to happen, the park is going to feel like an oven, there has to be some other way to escape the heat and still have a good time. If you’re in… Continue reading Sun Sensitivity and Summer Activities

Lupus Diet and Microbiome

Is there a lupus diet? What is the microbiome?   There are so many diets and eating trends to choose from when you’re deciding how to nourish your body. If you have lupus, you may be reducing inflammation through medication. But did you know that there are certain foods that can help reduce inflammation too?… Continue reading Lupus Diet and Microbiome

Pregnancy and Lupus

If you’re living with lupus and ready to start or grow your family, you’ve probably done a Google search or two to see how your body might handle a pregnancy. As with other lifestyle changes, you’ll need to consider your current activities, energy level, eating habits, and medications and how those might change with the… Continue reading Pregnancy and Lupus