Freeze The Prescription Charge

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Living with a long-term health condition like lupus can significantly increase the everyday expenses we face. From heightened heating bills to powering assistive technology devices, the financial burden can be overwhelming. Currently, each prescription item costs £9.65, and there’s talk of increasing this charge. For those of us reliant on medication to manage our conditions,…

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Empowering Lupus Warriors: Setting Boundaries for a Healthy Festive Season

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The festive season, synonymous with joy, unity, and celebration, can present unique challenges for individuals battling lupus. At The Hibbs Lupus Trust, we’re committed to enabling our lupus community to confidently manage their well-being during the holiday period. A fundamental aspect of this is the establishment of boundaries – an empowering strategy for navigating social…

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Join Us in Making a Difference this Giving Tuesday!

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As Giving Tuesday approaches, The Hibbs Lupus Trust is gearing up for a day dedicated to generosity, kindness, and making a positive impact in the lives of those affected by lupus. This global day of giving, which falls on Tuesday 28 November 2023, is a powerful reminder of the spirit of philanthropy that defines the…

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Stay Active and Healthy: Exercise Routines Tailored for Lupus Patients

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Living with lupus can present unique challenges, but maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle is crucial for overall well-being. At the Hibbs Lupus Trust, we understand the importance of staying active while managing the symptoms of lupus. In this blog post, we’ll explore exercise routines specially tailored for lupus patients to help you stay fit,…

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Embrace World Kindness Day: Extend a Hand to Those Battling Lupus

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On this World Kindness Day, the Hibbs Lupus Trust urges everyone to join hands in spreading compassion and understanding. Kindness has the power to create ripples of positivity, and this year, we encourage you to extend your kindness to those facing the challenges of lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects millions of people…

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The Invisible Struggle: Fatigue Associated with Lupus

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Living with lupus can be an uphill battle, as those affected face a range of symptoms that can vary in intensity and impact on daily life. Among these symptoms, one that stands out and is often overlooked is fatigue. Fatigue associated with lupus can be debilitating and pervasive, affecting not only the physical but also…

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What Is Lupus?

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Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects millions of people worldwide, but its understanding and recognition remain limited. The Hibbs Lupus Trust is dedicated to raising awareness and supporting individuals affected by lupus, so it’s essential to dive into the fundamental question: What is lupus? In this post, we’ll explore the intricacies of this…

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Unraveling the Mystery: Common Questions About Lupus

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Lupus is a complex and multifaceted disease that often leaves patients and their loved ones with numerous questions. At The Hibbs Lupus Trust, we believe in the power of information. Here, we delve into some of the most common questions about lupus, providing you with a better understanding of this chronic illness. Lupus is a…

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