Lupus and Your Environment: From Where You Live to Lipstick

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Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that presents a wide variety of symptoms. Though the exact cause of lupus is unknown, there are certain environmental factors that can increase the risk of lupus.

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In this LUPUS UK video shared in October 2014, Dr. David Hutchinson, a rheumatology consultant from the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, UK, discusses some of the environmental risks for lupus including geography, vitamin D deficiency, smoking, and even wearing lipstick.

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