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.
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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