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What Causes Lupus?

Lupus and Epigenetics

WHAT ARE GENES? Considered life’s blueprint, the study of genetics refers to the genes that each person is born with that are inherited from their mother and father. To give you a little perspective, each cell in the human body contains about 25,000 to 35,000 genes.   Those genes carry information that detail traits ranging from…

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What Causes Lupus

What Causes Lupus?

Contents: What is lupus? Who gets lupus? What causes lupus? How can clinical research trials help?   What is lupus? Before we dive into what causes lupus, lets define the disease. There are four types of lupus: Discoid lupus erythematosus– This type affects the skin and is also known as cutaneous lupus. Drug-induced lupus erythematosus-…

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