1. Lupus is an autoimmune disease, which forces the body’s natural protector; the immune system, to attack the the internal tissues. When this occurs, it forces internal inflammation and swelling of the damaged tissue.
2. Initially, an individual who suffers from Lupus, will experience inflammation internally. If the Lupus evolves into a severe form, it can cause problems with the heart, lungs, nervous system, or the blood system.
3. Although the exact cause of Lupus is unknown, scientists do have a wide range of theories. The two most notable theories are that Lupus is triggered by a viral infection or through hereditary lines.
4. When an individual first contracts Lupus, they will experience joint pain, a skin rash, or a fever. Once the symptoms relapse, an individual becomes susceptible to more severe symptoms, such as organ problems.
5. Since Lupus, produces a wide range of symptoms; there are several different remedies. If the individual experiences a skin rash, a doctor will prescribe a corticosteroid cream; in the event of joint pain, and individual will be prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and if the person feels an overwhelming sense of fatigue, a doctor will take antimalarial medicines.