Understanding Lupus -- the Basics
WebMD provides an overview of lupus, including types and causes.
Understanding Lupus -- Prevention
WebMD offers tips on managing lupus symptoms.
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: Healthy Eating - Topic Overview
To date,no diet is known to cure,prevent,or relieve lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus,or SLE) symptoms. But poor nutrition makes it harder for your body to battle chronic illness. To make sure that you have a healthful,balanced diet,your doctor may oversee your food intake or refer you to a registered dietitian. Consider the following tips when planning your daily diet: Avoid or cut ...
Lupus nephritis can affect up to 60% of people with lupus. Learn more from WebMD about lupus and kidney inflammation.
Lab Tests for Lupus
WebMD explains the common lab tests done to diagnose or evaluate lupus.
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.
Lupus Diet and Nutrition
WebMD explains the importance of nutrition as part of an overall lupus treatment plan.
WebMD explains lupus, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and tips for better quality of life.