Category Archives: Wellness

Why is Lupus considered a serious disease ?

Why is Lupus considered a serious disease? Lupus is a very unpredictable disease. It's capricious behaviour makes it difficult to diagnose because it can appear in any form. Most often patients and doctors even do not suspect the actual underlying reason of the symptoms and the disease progresses for quite a while before proper treatment is initiated.…
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How do I know I have lupus?

Diagnosing lupus With all these vague and confusing symptoms, how will I ever know whether I do have lupus or not? Diagnosing lupus on the basis of symptoms alone can be a tricky thing even for a physician. However, certain symptoms, such as butterfly rash, joint pains etc may be a pointer towards the disease.…
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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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