Wait… What is Lupus?

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Lupus is the reason why the Alliance for Lupus Research even exists. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and can affect 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.

In this video, shared by Alliance for Lupus Research, watch a great animation that perfectly explains what lupus is. Being an autoimmune disorder, lupus can be triggered for several reasons and can be very hard to control. This disease has still no known cause and it’s a chronic illness, which means that patients will have to live with it for the rest of their lives.

This video was shared in 2013 and features Mack the Molecule – a molecule that educates people with online video tutorials.

Find out more about what lupus is exactly.

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