Lupus Photosensitivity and UV Light
WebMD explains how exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays can aggravate lupus symptoms and offers guidelines on protecting against rash and other symptoms.
Lupus is a chronic,inflammatory autoimmune disorder affecting the connective tissue. In autoimmune disorders,the body's own immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues causing inflammation and malfunction of various organ systems. In lupus,the organ systems most often involved include the skin,kidneys,blood and joints. Many different symptoms are associated with lupus,and most ...
Lupus nephritis can affect up to 60% of people with lupus. Learn more from WebMD about lupus and kidney inflammation.
Lupus and Mental Health Concerns
Learn more from WebMD about the relationship between lupus and depression and coping with the emotional and mental effects of the disease.
Pregnancy and Lupus
WebMD explains the risks and complications of lupus and pregnancy, along with steps that can minimize the risks to mother and baby.
Lab Tests for Lupus
WebMD explains the common lab tests done to diagnose or evaluate lupus.
Lupus Diet and Nutrition
WebMD explains the importance of nutrition as part of an overall lupus treatment plan.
Understanding Lupus -- Treatment
WebMD provides an overview of treatment for lupus.
Understanding Lupus -- Prevention
WebMD offers tips on managing lupus symptoms.
Understanding Lupus -- the Basics
WebMD provides an overview of lupus, including types and causes.