Lupus Diagnosis and Lupus Treatment

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Our immune system helps to fight off bacteria, viruses and other antigens by producing antibodies. But in a person having lupus, your immune system is unable to differentiate between your body's healthy tissues and foreign invaders. It produces auto-antibodies that damages and destroys your own tissues and organs. The symptoms may vary depending upon the area affected and many times resemble the symptoms of other conditions. Hence lupus diagnosis is complex and very challenging. How to Diagnose...
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Early Signs of Lupus and Lupus Symptoms

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A wide range of lupus symptoms may occur as the disease can affect different organs of your body.  Symptoms of lupus varies from individual to individual. Some may have few mild symptoms while others may have many severe symptoms. Early signs of Lupus Lupus symptoms may start in early adulthood, from the teens till the 30s. People with lupus usually have at times flare-ups of symptoms immediately followed by periods of remission just like some of the autoimmune diseases. This is the reason ear...
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Understanding Lupus Causes

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease in the sense that your immune system attacks different parts of your body instead of attacking antigens like bacteria, virus etc..  Lupus causes in most cases in not known. However it occurs as a result of combination of different factors, both inside and outside the body. The factors which may cause lupus include hormones, environmental and genetic factors. Lupus Causes Hormones Hormones are the body's chemical messengers that regulate many of body's functions....
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What is Lupus & How common is Lupus?

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Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease. It is an autoimmune disease in which your body's immune system can attack your own tissues and organs. What is Lupus? Normally, your body produces antibodies which are proteins as a means of protection from bacteria, viruses and other antigens. But in a person suffering from this condition, the immune system is unable to differentiate between the antigens and tissues & cells in the body. As a result, the immune system creates auto antibodies which a...
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