My mother has been staying with me this week. Monday she took me to the Neurologists at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH). That was a good appointment but there was not […]

A few weeks ago I had a bit of trouble with internal bleeding. I mentioned it to many people, as well as here and I had a resounding response from […]

Everyone has their own definition of what Lupus, or any illness, feels like to them. Following the logic then, there are also many analogies on the internet for what it […]

I’ve been siphoning through what I know of the different pain management drugs for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus). The order I have been assessing them has been from ‘lowest’ […]

The biggest cause for concern with many diseases and bodily ailments is the pain that comes with it. I have not heard of any illness that does not manifest itself in some type of pain at some points, even if it is only discomfort-style pain. The issue with pain is the treatment/management of pain. On-going pain requires on-going pain treatment/ management plan. Many autoimmune diseases present with on-going pain of a strength which requires localised and specific pain management medicines. The two most common permanent and low-risk medications are mentioned below.

Just quietly, last weekend was uncomfortably full of various activities. Not only did I say goodbye to my darling Polly, but I also had my father visiting whilst he attended […]

Act Three: The resolution is exposed to the protagonist and the plot unwinds in this characters favour.

My Lupus is atypical because it is ‘internet typical’

It was vital for me to provide an overview of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus). Not only because it was a pretty hefty sum of information on its own, but also because you needed to understand about the illness as it typically is discussed. I referred close to the end of the text about how it can vary for individuals in how aggressive it is and the specifics of how it occurs within the body. I did this for a very important reason and that is this:

There is no typical Lupus patient.

I have spoken a bit about being treated with Prednisone but I haven’t really explained why or how that happened. I feel I need to really talk about this drug […]

The ‘Calm Sick Switch’. When you walk in to a room you may instinctively flick on the light. It doesn’t take much thought if any. You could continue to enter […]

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