People with lupus have an increased risk of heart disease — but understanding this link is a great first step in lowering it.
While not everyone with lupus experiences neuropsychiatric symptoms, new research confirms that many do, especially during the first few years after first being diagnosed.
Though more studies are needed, researchers believe there's enough evidence to consider hair loss an ‘indicator of active disease’ in lupus.
The autoimmune disease lupus can affect nearly every part of your body, so the symptoms can be wide-ranging — and confusing.
About 35 percent of patients who were ultimately diagnosed with lupus had this less-obvious symptom, compared with just 14 percent of people who didn’t go on to have lupus.