Why Lupus is Called the ‘Cruel Mystery’

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this touching video from the Lupus Foundation of America, ladies with lupus share what it’s like to live with the disease and how frightening a lupus diagnosis can be for young women who have their whole lives ahead of them.

Discover what happens to the body during a lupus flare.

The women explain that there is no known cure for lupus and the condition will affect each woman in a completely different way, making it difficult to treat. In addition to a lack of effective therapies, there has only been one FDA-approved drug for lupus in the last fifty years.

The Lupus Foundation of America is determined to help to solve the “cruel mystery” of lupus through research and awareness.

Watch an introduction to the two main types of lupus.

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