Posts Tagged ‘What Is Lupus’
My Lupus Journey by Courtenay
I was diagnosed with lupus (SLE) in 2012 at the age of 20. After suffering a week’s worth of consistent migraines, I wound up in hospital. Initially I was diagnosed with a blood clot on my brain, but later they realised it was a large amount of inflammation/swelling, but they still weren’t sure of the…Read More
Lupus – 10 Years On
What is lupus? The answer depends on how much you want to know. A doctor would describe lupus as “a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems — including your joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain,…Read More
What is lupus?
What is lupus? Lupus is a chronic and presently incurable illness of the immune system. When most people use the term ‘lupus’ they are usually referring to systematic lupus erythematosus (SLE) which is a type of lupus that can affect any body tissue and organ.Read More
National Citizen Service Team Support Lupus Trust
Last week we were delighted to be supported by the National Citizens Service (NCS) Team who undertook challenges to raise awareness of lupus and funds for The Hibbs Lupus Trust.Read More
What Is Lupus?
Lupus is a chronic and presently incurable illness of the immune system. It affects men, women and children.Read More