Art Therapy Can Relieve Symptoms For Lupus Patients

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Approximately 1.5 million Americans are affected by lupus, with the factors having the most effect on people being pain, lifestyle changes and emotional problems. Art therapy can be particularly helpful for lupus patients as it addresses these issues and can help patients to feel and cope better, both physically and psychologically. Art therapy can be completed […]

Join us at the Patient Conference!

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The next “Latest on Lupus” Patient Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 at Loma Linda University Health. Registration is now open and we invite you to join us as we learn more about living with lupus and the latest updates in research. Registration is *FREE. Registration is now open. To Register: email kmcmahon@lupusla.org or call […]

Receive Support from Home & Chat with Lupus Advocates

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You are invited to participate in our Live Facebook Chat Wednesday at 12pm!   Lupus advocates will be LIVE on Facebook to answer your questions about living with lupus. Ask experts in your community support questions about living with lupus. This is a great opportunity to connect, receive support, and ask questions. Invite family and friends to […]

Join Us at the Lupus Project Event on 2/23!

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Lupus LA will be a special guest at The Lupus Project on 2/23. This event is designed to bring together individuals living with lupus and their families for a convenient, fun, informative, and social affair, where health focused businesses and lupus organizations can share about their products/resources. Click Here for more information We look forward […]

Living With Lupus: Sleep And Your Mental Health

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Living With Lupus: Sleep And Your Mental Health Around 60 percent of lupus patients struggle with poor sleep quality or disturbances. For many of them, pain and fatigue can be both triggers and consequences since the symptoms can affect their sleep and the lack of sleep can also lead to other effects such as increased stress […]

Balancing Work and Travel with Lupus

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On average, only 46% of people with lupus who are of working age report being employed. While this could be due to a number of reasons, one is the fatigue that the condition causes. Striking the right balance between work and play is a difficult task for people without lupus. When you throw an autoimmune disease into […]

Dental Care Tips for People with Lupus

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Forty-five percent of people with lupus have mouth sores, according to Unitedconcordia.com. These sores are common symptoms of the autoimmune disease. Since mouth sores are prevalent, in addition to other oral health care problems which relate to lupus (or to side effects from medications that treat the disease), those with lupus need to be scrupulous […]

Fight the Flu

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Those most at risk for infection and complications from the seasonal flu virus are people with multiple chronic medical or systemic inflammatory illnesses like lupus, or those taking medicines such as prednisone that dampen (lower) immune system activity. Dr. Richard Furie, rheumatologist, answered the following common questions about the flu. Q. I have lupus. Should […]

Handbags are like friends. You can never have too many!!!

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  Lupus LA’s Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon is back! Now in its 16th year, this fabulous event is centered on an incredible silent auction of over 200 handbags! Past auctions have featured bags from designers such as Burberry, Prada, Gucci, Fendi, and Roberto Cavalli, along with bags donated by celebrities such as Courteney Cox, Reese […]

Living With Lupus: How To Care For Your Skin

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Independent surveys have suggested there may be as many as 1.5 million Americans with lupus. The effects of lupus can be extremely damaging for your skin, so it’s important to know what risk factors, like excessive sunlight, can increase the damage your skin takes. Certain drugs like lenalidomide help to combat the inflammation and other […]