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Relationships and Lupus

Relationships and Lupus

Relationships and Lupus Life with lupus can put a strain on existing relationships and make it challenging to pursue new ones. Members of MyLupusTeam share the ups and downs of dating, relationships, and marriage while living with lupus....
Posted 06/06/2019
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Say "No" by Saying "Yes" to Something Else

Say "No" by Saying "Yes" to Something Else

Saying "no" with grace and honesty can be challenging. Sometimes our fear of ending a conversation awkwardly or letting a friend or relative down can nudge us into saying "yes" to things that are difficult for us. When managing a chronic...
Posted 06/05/2019
Treating mouth sores during lupus flares

Treating Mouth Sores During Lupus Flares

Treating Mouth Sores During Lupus Flares

Treating Mouth Sores During Lupus FlaresMouth sores, also called oral ulcers, are a common symptom of lupus flares. They are also one of the symptoms doctors look for when diagnosing lupus. Mouth sores may show up on the roof of the mouth or...
Posted 05/30/2019
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Insomnia and Lupus

Insomnia and Lupus

Insomnia and LupusInsomnia is a frequent challenge for people with lupus. Discomfort from lupus symptoms, medication side effects, and symptoms from co-occurring conditions like fibromyalgia can all cause sleep disturbances. Sleep problems are...
Posted 05/24/2019
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Putting Yourself First

Putting Yourself First

Have you ever put someone’s else’s needs ahead of your own? We all do it - we’re human, after all. There is a name for this generous tendency. Economists refer to this situation, when one person's well-being cannot be improved without making...
Posted 05/16/2019
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Weight Gain and Lupus

Weight Gain and Lupus

Weight Gain and Lupus Members of MyLupusTeam frequently write about struggles with weight gain. Medication side effects and lack of physical activity due to lupus symptoms top the list of weight gain contributors. Prednisone is raised again and...
Posted 05/09/2019
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Flare Triggers and Lupus

Flare Triggers and Lupus

Flare Triggers and LupusAs with every aspect of lupus, each person’s flare triggers are unique. It can take time for people with lupus to fully understand their flare triggers. “At first, identifying my flare triggers was difficult. I still have...
Posted 05/07/2019
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Are You Afraid to Say No?

Are You Afraid to Say No?

Yes. No. I mean – maybe? Well, okay. Have you ever wanted to be able to say "no" without feeling guilty? Without feeling you're letting someone down? Many of us struggle with disappointing anyone with a 'no.' At the same time, those two letters,...
Posted 05/01/2019
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Diet and Lupus

Diet and Lupus

Diet and Lupus Diet is a hot topic on MyLupusTeam. Members frequently discuss foods that exacerbate their symptoms and ask each other questions about which diet programs have worked to reduce flares. Most medical professionals recommend people...
Posted 04/26/2019
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What Selena Gomez' Lupus Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

What Selena Gomez' Lupus Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

When pop star Selena Gomez revealed she had lupus, and later, that she would be undergoing a kidney transplant, a wave of empathy and validation washed over the lupus community. “Wow. Even her, too?”Three things happen for us when a celebrity...
Posted 04/23/2019
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