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Lupus symptoms you should be aware of

Knowing the Lupus symptoms In the last article we understood that Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), or Lupus as it is commonly known, is a complex autoimmune disease. As Lupus is a multi-organ disease it can present with a variety of symptoms. More confounding is the fact that each person can manifest very different symptoms thus making early detection and diagnosis of the…
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What is Lupus?

What is Lupus? Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) or Lupus as it is commonly known as a complex autoimmune disease. It is a chronic, debilitating illness disease which can vary from mild to life threatening.  It has many features. It can affect one or many organs such as the skin, joints, brain, heart, kidney. Symptoms and…
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Signs of Autoimmune Diseases To Watch For

How will I know whether I might have an autoimmune disorder? There are certain signs and symptoms that you may experience if you have an autoimmune diseases. You may have a few of these symptoms or a combination of many. You could have fatigue, low fever, joint pain, inflammations, weakness, cold or heat intolerance, tremors,…
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Autoimmune Disorders in Women

We all know that our bodies have a defence system which guards us against bacteria, allergens, viruses and toxins. This system is known as our immune system. Did you however know that sometimes the cells of our immune system start attacking the body's own tissues? This are called an autoimmune disorders. How does this happen?…
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