- Q What increases my risk for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?
Age, gender, and race are the primary risk factors for SLE. Systemic lupus erythematosus is more common in women and usually develops between the ages of 15 and 40. Asians, blacks, and Hispanics are more vulnerable to this disease than other races.... Full Answer
- Q What is the best way to cope with fatigue caused by lupus?
The majority of people with lupus experience chronic tiredness and fatigue. Some find this symptom so debilitating that they can no longer work. The best way to cope is to maintain good physical and mental health. Regular exercise is beneficial, as is... Full Answer
- Q What increases my risk for lupus fog?
Lupus fog affects some people that already have lupus. There are several things that can lead to instances of fogginess. Medication that is used to treat lupus can exacerbate the problem, affecting the brain in such a way that cognition becomes... Full Answer