Lupus is a condition of the immune system which causes the human body to attack the healthy tissues of the body mistaking it to be an intruder. This condition can cause damage to any part of the body … Read the rest
The immune system of the body produces antibodies that fight unnecessary invaders and keeps the human body healthy. However, the system goes wrong sometimes and results in incorrectly misidentifying a person’s tissue as a threat and start to attack … Read the rest
Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are two commonly occurring autoimmune diseases. These diseases can get confused for one another because some lupus symptoms are similar to the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
An autoimmune disease is caused by the … Read the rest
Almost everyone who has lupus experiences skin involvement of some kind during their health condition. Skin conditions make up four of the eleven criteria which the American College of Rheumatology uses to classify systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). … Read the rest
Lupus causes fatigue, a facial rash shaped like a butterfly, joint stiffness and joint pain. Besides, some individuals with this autoimmune disease experience loss of hair. Although losing hair can be disturbing, you can handle this condition … Read the rest