Tag Archives: lupus

Drug Shows Promise for Lupus Skin Conditions

(ĐTĐ) – A drug related to thalidomide may be more potent and less toxic than thalidomide, which is often used to treat lupus skin conditions.   In a small study from Spain, lupus patients showed dramatic improvements in skin lesions while taking the drug, lenalidomide (Revlimid), and most relapsed soon after they stopped taking it. […]

Tips for Living with Lupus While Pregnant

(ĐTĐ) – Lupus does not reduce a woman’s chances of getting pregnant. Less than 50% of pregnancies in women with lupus have complications, but all lupus pregnancies are considered high-risk. Lupus can complicate pregnancy with an increased risk of miscarriage, premature delivery, and preeclampsia, as well as heart problems in the baby. If you have […]

4 Reasons to Exercise When You Have Lupus

ĐTĐ) – When you’re living with lupus, the very thought of exercising can be painful. You’re tired, your joints ache, and you just want to rest. But research shows that exercise can help people with lupus build stronger muscles, prevent joint stiffness, control fatigue, and avoid weight gain. Just be sure to consult with your […]