Lupus and Anticoagulants

For those living with lupus, blood clots can be a significant health risk, possibly leading to strokes, heart attacks, pulmonary thromboses and especially kidney damage. Treating for these conditions means that many with SLE add anticoagulants (blood thinners) to their lengthy list of medications. What could this mean for you?  Read on to find out!…

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Lupus and PTSD

 As you know, stress can negatively affect one’s health in many ways.  It can range from minor concerns to severe traumas that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  The latest research on stress and lupus shows growing evidence that the effects of PTSD may actually trigger the development of lupus as a disease!  What…

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Lupus and Diabetes

Those living with lupus have a higher risk of developing diabetes.  Yet, there are many ways to reduce these risks and maintain good health!  What are the risks, what are the signs to look for, and what does it take to successfully manage both lupus and diabetes?  Read on to find out!   Introduction: The…

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