What is Lupus?
Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissue and organs. About 1.5 million Americans have lupus and 90% of people with lupus are women. This disease typically affects people between the ages of 15 and 45. No two cases of lupus are alike and symptoms of this condition often mimic those of other diseases, which makes diagnosis difficult. Signs and Symptoms Symptoms of lupus may occur suddenly or develop slowly over time....Read more