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Lupus Symptoms: The Silent Killer

Lupus is often called “The Silent Killer.” It can be difficult to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses.  It is an autoimmune disease, can affect almost any organ in your body and may differ from person to person. For example, one woman with lupus may have swollen knees …

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Anabel’s Fight Like A Girl Story (Lupus)

Anabel's Story (Lupus)

Hello, I’m 34 years old. I was diagnosed with lupus about a year and 6 months ago. Since then, I’ve been in treatment. It started with pain on my knees and my energy was low. My job was to fill empty bins at a fast pace. Because of this problem, I had to …

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Amy’s Fight Like A Girl Story (Lupus)

Amy's Story (Lupus)

Lately, even as sick as I am — recovering from a lupus flare that began six months ago — I’ve learned to be grateful for the disease I have. My appreciation slowly started maybe about a year ago when I was starting to feel somewhat better and was told I might be going …

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Myricle’s Story (Lupus)

I was diagnosed with Lupus at age 12 in 1990. That was so long ago and neither me nor my family had ever heard of it. I was a very active child and all of a sudden I would get very fatigued and had not even done very much. My joints started …

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