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Emergency Preparedness Essentials with Lupus

Having a chronic disease like lupus requires special considerations. Especially, when you're considering emergency preparedness essentials with lupus. Honestly, being prepared for an emergency like a natural disaster isn't something many people think about. That is, until they find themselves in one unprepared. Unfortunately, too many people have learned the hard way when it comes to being prepared. Personally, I've seen this too many times. Since, I live on Texas' Gulf Coast, I've experienced my fair share of tornadoes and hurricanes. Most recently, I've experienced Hurricanes Ike and Harvey. And, things could've been worse if we hadn't been prepared. You…

I Have Lupus Now- Telling Your Kids

Talking to your kids about your lupus can be rough. Yet, it's necessary. Read how the “I have lupus now” with your kids can be easier and comforting. But, before I get into the how's and why's of talking to your kids about your lupus diagnosis, I have a confession to make. When I began experiencing disease activity after a long period of none, I didn't handle it well. Disappearing into a deep pit of depression is more like it. And, I tried to hide it from those around me, including my two daughters. Basically, I isolated myself from everyone.…

5 Best Women’s Sun Protective Hats

If you suffer from sun sensitivity, then you know the value of a good hat. Not only do they need to protect your head, face, and neck; but you also want style. And that's what you get with these 5 best women's sun protective hats. I know- you're probably thinking, what does a man know about women's hats? And, I promised that I only promote products that I've tried out. So, to squash any doubts, I didn't try these out. My teenage daughters did. You see, once I began suffering from lupus photosensitivity, my daughters joined in my safety precautions…

Lupus Sun Sensitivity- Don’t Feel Like A Vampire

Does your lupus sun sensitivity ever make you feel like a vampire? Has the sun become your mortal enemy? At times, that's how I feel. Like, even the thought of being out in the sun makes me want to burst into flames. And, it's such a shame. I used to love the sun. Really, I practically grew up outside. Then, one day being in the sun made me sick. And, cue the depression because I thought I had to give up my favorite pastimes. And, once I was diagnosed with lupus (yes, I'm a man with lupus). I finally understood…

How To Combat Brain Fog With Lupus

  Brain Fog- Some days, it feels like you can't even think straight, but it doesn't have to be like that. There are things you can do to combat brain fog with lupus. Use these tips and clear up that mental haze. Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. I’m an individual that suffers from lupus. All content found on lupusisgoingdown.com, including text, images, audio, or other formats, were created for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment. What is Lupus Fog? Lupus fog…