Happiness While Living with Lupus

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that develops for no known specific reason. Instead of the immune system protecting a person with lupus, it turns on the patient. Anyone can get the disease — any age, gender or race. Young adult women are most at risk.

Young people diagnosed with lupus can struggle with anxiety and depression. Read more here.

With this LiveHopeLupus video shared in October 2015, listen as Samantha Wayne shares deep thoughts about what her purpose in life is. Following a tough couple of days, Samantha asks herself some soul-searching questions. Tired from going to school and then working on the weekend, she wonders where her life is going and if she’s heading in the right direction.

The second most common experience of patients with newly onset lupus is mood disorder. Read more here.

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