How to Test for Lupus
Ava Meena
Ava Meena
October 29, 2018
A lupus diagnosis is made by a clinical evaluation in combination with lab tests. If you believe you have lupus, here's how to test for lupus.

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A Look at Lupus Treatment Options

A Look at Lupus Treatment Options

Lupus treatment options may include the use of traditional medication, supplements, mind-body therapies to dietary changes.
440 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on August 28, 2018
Herbs for Lupus

Taking the Natural Approach With Herbal Therapies for Lupus

The use of herbs for lupus treatment is on the rise as people find themselves dissatisfied with modern healthcare. Learn the pros, cons, and risks here!
1.3k found this helpful by Elena Anciro on February 22, 2017
Lupus Pain Management

Lupus Pain Management

Managing chronic pain goes beyond addressing physical symptoms. Elena shares her tips and experience with lupus pain management.
2.7k found this helpful by Elena Anciro on September 13, 2016
Alternative Treatments for Lupus

Do Alternative Treatments for Lupus Really Work?

Though they won't cure you, there are alternative treatments for lupus you can use that may help with symptoms and help you cut down on your medication.
1.8k found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on April 26, 2016
Chemo for Lupus Treatment

Chemo for Lupus Treatment

Typically reserved for more aggressive forms, chemo for lupus is quickly becoming a valid — yet intense — treatment option for lupus patients.
1.2k found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on November 10, 2015
Lupus Medication

A Look at Common Lupus Meds and Their Side Effects

Taking drugs for lupus can be a necessary evil. Anna and Barbara share their experiences with common types of lupus medication and their side effects.
1.4k found this helpful by Anna Scanlon and Barbara Leech on January 7, 2015
Art Therapy for Lupus

How Artistic Expression Can Help Lupus Symptoms

Art therapy allows you to express yourself, relieve stress, and is an enjoyable hobby. Have you considered art therapy for lupus?
450 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on December 16, 2014
Meditation for Lupus

Learn How Meditation for Lupus Can Help Your Symptoms

Meditation for lupus will help you cope and feel less pain, and may even prevent a flare from coming on. Barbara shares her tips for getting started.
by Barbara Leech on October 22, 2014
Chiropractic for Lupus

Should Someone With Lupus See a Chiropractor?

Lupus can’t be cured with chiropractic, but there are many ways you may benefit. Learn more about chiropractic for lupus and what it can do for you today!
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 25, 2014
Acupuncture for Lupus

Acupuncture for Lupus

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious health organizations in the United States of America.
459 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on August 11, 2014