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6 Warning Signs for Lupus: Less Common Ones

As I was reading stories of how others came to be diagnosed with lupus, I thought about my own experience. Resulting from this comparison, here's six warning signs for lupus that are less common. 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. But, before I get into the actual symptoms. I want to take a brief…

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…

8 Things To Consider With Lupus And Exercise

Does the thought of exercise make you cringe because of your lupus pain? I know I do, but I've learned some things in the midst of my fight with lupus. So, before you go rejecting the idea, maybe you should consider these things about lupus and exercise. 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. 1.…

Can Men Have Lupus? An Insider’s Answer

Can men have lupus? It's a question I get every day. When I go to answer, I first want to rant. But, then I calm down and realize that this question is due to a lack of understanding of the disease. So, I wrote this post to answer the question in hopes of educating others about the disease. Also, maybe I won't get asked this as much anymore (here's hoping). Can Men Have Lupus? The Answer is Yes That's the simple answer. But, to be fair, more information is needed than that. While lupus affects people of all ages, races,…

About Chris

Hey, welcome to my website. My name is Chris, and not only do I own this website, I have also been diagnosed with lupus. So, what I write on here is based on my own personal experience with lupus. YOUR STORY Yes, you read that right. I have lupus. It's estimated that around 1.5 million Americans have lupus. And yes, the majority of these are women, and I am a man with lupus. Even more, I was first diagnosed with lupus earlier than most people. So, I don't fit the typical lupus patient profile. But, what I've learned from my…