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21 Tips for Living With Lupus

Living with lupus can be a tedious ordeal. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can be a scary diagnosis as it can wreak havoc on all parts of your body, such as the skin, heart, joints, and kidneys. There are estimated to be over 1.5 million people in the U.S. who suffer from this chronic illness. There [...]

2016-04-19T17:59:21-07:00May 4th, 2016|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Honoring Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Fibromyalgia is frequently referred to as an invisible disease, but this year’s Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on May 12 aims to lift the veil and make this disorder visible. Also on May 12, advocates will publicize the health effects of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which is a chronic condition marked by persistent, extreme fatigue. [...]

What Are Spoonies?

If you experience persistent pain or fatigue because of a medical condition, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, an entire community of people known as spoonies has gathered to support each other as they face daily difficulties completing basic life tasks. The term “spoonie” came from an essay by chronic pain warrior Christine Miserandino that [...]

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