How Lupus Affects Your Body
A look at the ways lupus affects your heart, lungs, skin, and other areas, and what you can do to ease and prevent problems.
Skin Care Tips for Lupus
Skin care tips to treat and prevent skin problems that affect people with lupus.
How Lupus Affects Your Skin
Find out about changes in your skin from lupus, including a butterfly rash on your face, skin sores, and color changes in your fingers and toes called Raynaud's phenomenon.
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 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.
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.
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 nephritis can affect up to 60% of people with lupus. Learn more from WebMD about lupus and kidney inflammation.