Lupus Patient Explains What Lupus Is

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In this video from LiveHopeLupus, Samantha Wayne talks about lupus, including what it is, who it affects, and what the symptoms are. She also shares some interesting, but scary facts and stats about lupus, like the fact that women with lupus are 50 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack and that kidney involvement is more likely to happen after five years of living with the disease.

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Samantha is an avid YouTuber who stands up for invisible illnesses like lupus, reaching out to others who suffer from diseases that aren’t visible to the naked eye.

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