The Importance of Empathy and Listening with Autoimmune Diseases
Learn how the use of empathy and good listening and communications skills improves the experience and reduces stress for people with autoimmune diseases.
December 6, 2022
Living with an Autoimmune Disorder: What You Need to Know
Learn about autoimmune disorders and important key to managing them.
Importance of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Autoimmune Disease
Learn why an anti-inflammatory diet is important for autoimmune illnesses.
Heart Attack Symptoms in Men and Women
Understand the different symptoms of heart attacks in men and women, and what to do when experiencing them.
Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs)
Learn how Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs) work, their medication names, uses, side effects and precautions.
Boost Your High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) “Good” Cholesterol
Learn how to increase your good cholesterol while lowering your bad cholesterol.
March 7, 2022
10 Foods That Lower Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) “Bad” Cholesterol
Learn about the effects of LDL “bad” cholesterol and foods that can lower LDL and help reduce the risks.
FATS: Which are Good, Bad and In Between?
Learn the difference between the types and sources of fats in foods, and which to eat and avoid.
High Cholesterol – The #1 Risk Factor for Heart Disease and Stroke
Learn about cholesterol and how it plays an important role in cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke.
February 17, 2022
Factors Contributing to High Cholesterol and High Triglyceride Levels
Learn about the causes, medical conditions and medications associated with high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels.
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
Learn the uses, names, precautions and side effects for ACE Inhibitor medications.
Lupus and the Heart
Understand the various effects of Lupus on the heart.
Chilblain Lupus Erythematosus
Understand the symptoms, treatment and prevention of Chilblain Lupus Erythematosus, the combination of Lupus and Chilblains conditions.
February 7, 2022
Joint Involvement with Lupus
Understand the symptoms and treatment of Arthritis and other joint issues with Lupus.
January 28, 2022
Sjogren’s Syndrome (Sicca Syndrome)
Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Sjogren’s Syndrome (Sicca Syndrome) which may occur with autoimmune conditions such as Lupus.
January 27, 2022
Managing Expectations with Lupus: What Can I Still Do, Despite Lupus?
Learn about managing lifestyle goals and expectations as described by a health blogger and author living with Lupus.
January 24, 2022
What you Need to Know About Taking Warfarin (Coumadin)
Understand the risks and requirements when taking Warfarin to prevent blood clots
January 24, 2022
How to Prevent and Manage the Side Effects of Corticosteroids
Learn the ways to prevent and manage the side effects of taking corticosteroid medications.
January 21, 2022
Lupus and Pregnancy
Understand the potential risks, symptoms and condition detection for people living with Lupus who are considering pregnancy.
How to Prevent and Diagnose Osteoporosis
Learn the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention of osteoporosis to maintain your bone health.
Understand the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and management of Lupus nephritis and its effects on the kidneys.
January 19, 2022
Lupus and Lungs
Understand the ways that Lupus affects the lungs and actions to control and reduce the risk factors.
January 18, 2022
Lupus Facts and Statistics
Learn the facts about the incidence of Lupus and its symptoms.
Common Triggers for Lupus
Understand the common causes of triggers with Lupus.
Preparing for Pregnancy with Lupus
Learn the actions to take when preparing for pregnancy while living with Lupus.
Learn about the symptoms and effects of tapering off corticosteroid medications.
Tapering Off Prednisone: Learning to Be Brave
The process and journey of managing Lupus Prednisone medication is described by a health blogger and author living with Lupus.
Starting a New Lupus Drug: 3 Questions to Ask
Learn about the process of starting a new Lupus drug from an award-winning health blogger and author living with Lupus.
How Lupus Can Affect the Heart, Lung and Blood Vessels
Learn the different ways Lupus can affect the heart, lung and blood vessels and how to protect yourself from them.
January 17, 2022
Daily Activity with Lupus: Have You Considered Stretching?
Stretching and tracking physical activities has many benefits as described by a health blogger and author living with Lupus.
What You Need to Know About Taking Mycophenolate Mofetil Medication
Understand the precautions, risks and side effects of Mycophenolate Mofetil medication.
How Lupus Affects Blood and the Lymphatic System
Learn about blood, its functions and disorders, and how Lupus affects blood and the lymphatic system.
Using Cyclophosphamide to Treat Lupus
Learn about Cyclophosphamide, its precautions and how to take it when treating Lupus.
The Red Flag of Experiencing Fever with Lupus
Understand the causes, symptoms and treatment of fever with Lupus, and take urgent action.
How Lupus Affects the Digestive System
Learn how lupus affects the parts of the digestive system and how to prevent symptoms.
Using Methotrexate to Treat Lupus
Know the risks, side effects and precautions of using Methotrexate for treating Lupus.
Avoid Symptoms that Cause and Trigger Raynauds Disease
Understand the symptoms and triggers of Raynaud’s Disease and how to prevent them.
Medications Used to Treat Lupus
Learn about the various types and names of medications used in treating lupus.
How is COVID-19 Vaccine Tolerated in People with Lupus?
Get the facts on how COVID-19 vaccination affects people with lupus based on the results of a global research study.
What are the Cause and Risk Factors of Lupus?
Understand the risk factors and causes that can contribute to the development of lupus.
Understanding the immunosuppressants – Azathioprine and Mercaptopurine
Azathioprine & 6-Mercaptopurine serve to suppress the immune system when needed.
October 28, 2021
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Understand the types of NSAIDs, how they work, their risks and side effects and ways to manage them.
October 27, 2021
Lifestyle Changes and Preventive Interventions with Lupus
Understand the lifestyles factors that affect lupus daily and many changes you can make to prevent or reduce symptoms.
Treating Lupus with Hydroxychloroquine and Other Antimalarial Medications
Learn about the use, benefits, and side effects of Hydroxychloroquine and other antimalarial medications in treating lupus.
All About Lupus Symptoms
Understand Lupus’s various symptoms due to inflammation that affects different body systems.
October 8, 2021
Tips to Prevent and Manage the Side Effects of Oral Corticosteroids
Understand the side effects of corticosteroids and how to reduce or prevent them.
October 7, 2021