10 Things Not to Say to Someone with Lupus

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Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and affects all the major organs of the body. Being a systemic inflammatory disorder, lupus commonly presents a multitude of symptoms.

Interested in knowing what the symptoms of lupus are? Read more about it here.

But while people may be naturally curious about the condition and ask genuine questions of concern, many tend to ask some questions which could be construed as offensive by sufferers of chronic illnesses.

“You don’t look sick”, “You just need to get more sleep”, “You look so much better”… Are some of the things that people living with chronic illnesses such as lupus hear sometimes.

In this video, shared by Sheyenne Lovato, she features her top 10 questions you should never say to someone battling an internal chronic disease.

Find out more about what lupus is exactly.

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