Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropsychiatric Lupus

Lupus may affect the central nervous system in possibly up to 40% of those living with SLE.  Often labelled by the rather scary sounding name, “neuropsychiatric lupus,” its symptoms can range from mild brain fog and headaches to more serious conditions like memory loss, seizures, strokes and others that can dramatically affect quality of life. …

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Peripheral Neuropathy and Lupus

Peripheral neuropathy is nerve damage that impairs of the communication between our central nervous system and the rest of the body.  It can affect up to 6% of those living with lupus, causing nerve pain, muscle weakness, paralysis and many more symptoms.  How is this condition implicated in lupus?  Read on to find out more!…

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