Ask patients around the world what it means to have an autoimmune disease, and you quickly learn how devastating the lupus disease actually is. For those of you who do not what it is, this disease is also an autoimmune disease. It attacks the body cells. Until today, doctors are not able to find a cure to this group of diseases.
Apart from a plethora of complications that can arise with this disease, some of the common lupus symptoms are skin rash, painful or swollen joints, fatigue, and kidney problems.
And if you think that this disease is contagious, it is only passed on from generation to generation thereby being classified as a disease that is obtained genetically.
With the restrictions that people with Lupus have to deal with and the lack of a cure, support for people who struggle with this condition can definitely help their cause while also raising much-needed funds for research that can go towards finding a cure and making their lives much easier.
One way by which you can support these patients is by attending or organizing a charity walk. And if you need to keep in touch with the latest developments as regards lupus, one place will be over the Internet.
All in all, this might help to not only rid the world of this disease but also to provide emotional support for patients that deal with this condition.