Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic, inflammatory disorder of the immune system that affects several body systems simultaneously. READ MORE

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What It's Like in the Depths of Sickness with Lupus

What It's Like in the Depths of Sickness with Lupus

What is it like to live with lupus? In this post, I’m going to share what it was like to be in the depths of my sickness with lupus. I’ll paint a picture of what it was like to be incredibly, chronically ill.

Who Is At Risk For Lupus?

Who Is At Risk For Lupus?

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease.

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Do You Know Someone Who Has Cancer? Here’s How You Can Help.

Check out these resources, including a helpful program that brings family, friends and caregivers together through meal-giving

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Like Millions of Women, I Live With Chronic Pain — and I’ve Had to Learn to Advocate for Myself

After years of having my chronic pain ignored or misdiagnosed, I’m speaking up to increase awareness of implicit biases in healthcare

Obesity Is a Complex Disease With a Variety of Treatments

Obesity Is a Complex Disease With a Variety of Treatments

Different people need different approaches when it comes to treating obesity. Find out what options exist.

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Autoimmune Diseases 101

About 8% of Americans have an autoimmune disease — and nearly 80% of them are women.

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Living With Lupus

Life with lupus can be challenging, but there are things you can do to make it easier

Alopecia Areata: Losing Your Hair? Don’t Despair

Alopecia Areata: Losing Your Hair? Don’t Despair

There are treatments and support for women with hair loss from alopecia areata

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Botox and Migraine: What You Need to Know

If you have chronic migraine disease, Botox might be able help alleviate your symptoms

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Can Migraine Attacks Be Triggered?

Not all migraine attacks are triggered, but certain things can kick-start an attack for some people

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How Multiple Sclerosis Affects the Central Nervous System

Watch this video to find out how MS affects your central nervous system, common symptoms and the process getting diagnosed

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