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The Mind-Body Connection

Contents: What is the Mind-Body Connection? How can emotions affect physical well-being? How do you achieve balance and build a stronger mind-body connection?   What is the Mind-Body Connection? The term “mind-body connection” refers to the way your body responds to the way you think, feel, and act.  Stress, anxiety, emotional distress can cause negative…

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Lupus Brain Fog

Lupus Brain Fog: What is it and how do you cope?

Contents: What is lupus brain fog? What are the signs of a brain fog? How can these problems affect daily life? What can I do to cope with a lupus brain fog? The good news! Final words   What is lupus brain fog? Is this image something you can relate to? Have you been forgetful…

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What-is-Lupus

What is Lupus?

Contents: What is Lupus? Definition of Lupus The Four Types of Lupus Quick lupus facts Do we know what causes lupus? In Conclusion   What is Lupus? While on the surface, this may seem a simple question to answer, the very nature of lupus makes it, in fact, a very complicated one. There are some…

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Invisible Illness: “But you look so good.”

Contents: What is an Invisible Illness? Labeling and Stigmas for those with Invisible Illness Understanding Invisible Illness   What is an Invisible Illness? Have you ever seen someone park in a handicap spot and look  perfectly healthy as they step out of the car? You wonder, “They’re not disabled, they can walk just fine! They…

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Lupus-Medications

Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications

Contents: Lupus Medications Some Common Lupus Medications Trials and Other Things to Consider   Lupus Medications Lupus manifests differently in each patient (Please see: How Lupus Can Affect The Body,) requiring varying treatment options for each individual depending on the signs and symptoms that are presenting. It is also important to understand that the treatment…

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Coping With Lupus

Coping with Lupus: How Does Lupus Affect Your State of Mind and Body?

Contents: Coping with Lupus Some Main Challenges you May Face Things You Can Do To Help Yourself With hope, there are always possibilities   Coping with Lupus Whether you have been recently diagnosed with lupus or have been living with it for many years, learning to live with, what can be a very debilitating disease,…

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Systems Affected by Lupus

Living With Lupus: In What Ways Can Lupus Affect the Body?

Contents: Living With Lupus: How Can Lupus Affect the Body? Lupus Effect on the Body: A Head to Toe Listing In Conclusion   Living With Lupus: How Can Lupus Affect the Body?  In Lupus and other autoimmune diseases, the immune system begins to recognize and attack itself, going after and injuring healthy tissue. This can…

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Lupus Symptoms and Signs

Contents: What is Lupus? What are the four types of lupus? Lupus Signs & Symptoms Some Super Resources   What is Lupus? Before we talk about the signs and symptoms of lupus, let’s define it. Lupus is a widespread and chronic (lifelong) autoimmune disease that, for unknown reasons, causes the immune system to attack the body’s own…

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Medications for Lupus…What is right for you?

Contents: What are some of the prescribed medications for lupus and how do I know what is right for me? The two main types of Lupus Overlap Diseases Common Lupus Medications Are There Any Alternative Lupus Medicines and/or Therapies?   Ok, so you’ve been diagnosed with lupus.  What now?     What are some of…

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