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This is a great tool to use when going over my blood labs

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20 Ways #Lupus Affects Your Body • Healthline...i have all but the esophagus and hair issues
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Visualize the Effects of Lupus on the Body

20 Ways #Lupus Affects Your Body • Healthline...i have all but the esophagus and hair issues

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#LUPUS FACT If left untreated, lupus is potentially fatal. Lupus can lead to organ damage and failure. Serious conditions that can arise include kidney disease, pericarditis, pleurisy, vasculitis, pericarditis, and cancer. www.mollysfund.org

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This is VERY exhausting since our bodies are fighting themselves everyday. It can go from mild to severe with very little to no notice at all. Regular monitoring is crucial. Medicine has come a LONG way & it's great to know that although just 20 years ago ONLY 40% of people where expected to live more than 3 years past diagnosis, that percentage now can be MUCH higher. There is currently no cure, but research goes on & God willing we get closer to a day when we can say, "I USED to have…

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I was diagnosed with Lupus in 1988 when I was 18 and my twin sister was hospitalized and also diagnosed with lupus. The next year I nearly died from kidney failure and blot clots in my lungs when pregnant with our son. The Doctors induced labor 3 months early to save both of our lives. I went into menopause at age 23 due to the medications and chemo. Lupus is still a part of my life everyday but I’m thankful to be alive.

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ha no wonder I get blinded with car headlights!

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Having an "invisible" illness is the worst, you get judged because you look normal and capable... I've finally adapted to the motto that 'their opinion of me, doesn't really matter'. #MS

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“But You Don’t Look Sick!” - Understanding Invisible Illness - Counting My…
from Counting My Spoons

“But You Don’t Look Sick!” - Understanding Invisible Illness

“But You Don’t Look Sick!” - Understanding Invisible Illness - Counting My…

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The Lupus Diet - What Foods You Should Avoid

Learning how to deal with Lupus after being diagnosed. Do the foods you eat really matter? What foods should you include or exclude to make the Lupus diet work?

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The Lupus Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families pdf

The Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) by Donald E. Thomas Jr. MD FACP FACR || This title will be released on May 2014

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