Lupus is an autoimmune inflammatory illness in which the body’s immune system mistakenly destroys healthy tissue. Joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, the brain, heart, and lungs are all potential targets for lupus. Fatigue, joint discomfort, a rash, and a high temperature are only some of the symptoms.
Although genetics and age are both risk factors, lupus has no single definitive cause. Medication may help with symptoms, but there is yet no cure. However, altering one’s lifestyle, with exercise being a key component, may go a long way toward avoiding flares. Family doctor Daniel Kim, DO, from the Medical Offices of Manhattan, has some advice. Read the article.