diagnosing lupus

Diagnosing Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a very complex chronic illness. It is known as “the great imitator” because its symptoms often mimic or resemble other illnesses from rheumatoid arthritis to Lyme disease, making lupus very difficult to diagnose. To complicate matters, many symptoms of lupus can change or come and go suddenly. Combine that with […]

lupus symptoms

Symptoms of Lupus

Lupus symptoms vary from patient to patient and range from mild to severe. Symptoms also come and go and may change suddenly, depending on which body system the disease is targeting, making lupus very hard to diagnose and manage. Some people with lupus have only one body system affected, like joints or skin. Other times, […]