5 Tips to Alleviate Your Lupus Joint Pain

Joint pain is one of the most common symptoms of lupus. It can move between different joints or remain isolated to one or many joints at a time. For me, the pain began in my right wrist,  it would resolve and move to another joint a day later. As things quickly worsened, the pain remained…

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Dealing with Depression: What No One Talks About

Overcoming depression - Margaret Romero Nurse Practitioner

At the height of my battle with lupus, the pain was severe, wrenching, and unrelenting.  Unable to wash my own hair or even lift myself out of bed, the depression began to set in very deeply. I know you can relate. Looking back on that time, I realize I could have been so much more…

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Feeling Tired? Five Tips To Overcome Lupus Fatigue

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As a lupus thriver and nurse practitioner, I get a lot of questions about lupus.  Last week, the most popular question was “ What can I do to get over the fatigue?” It’s a question that I’m asked quite often, as people describe themselves as waking up exhausted or dragging at work all day. Some…

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The Lupus Gluten Connection

Have faith you can do it - Margaret Romero From Lupus to Living

Note: the Lupus Gluten Connection first appeared on kriscarr.com. Today I am healthy, vibrant and pain free, but it wasn’t always this way. A few years ago, I became afflicted with intense, severe muscle pain and joint swelling, leading to hospitalization. It wasn’t until I discovered I had a severe gluten intolerance that I was…

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Expert Interivew – Commonly Asked Gluten Sensitivity Questions for the Lupus Body

Dr. Tom O'Bryan of thedr.com - From Lupus to Living Margaret Romero

As the summer comes to an end, I’m looking forward to the fall. It always feels like new beginnings, a fresh slate. To celebrate the change of seasons, I’d like to share with you the first expert interview to be featured on this blog! I believe that the more knowledge you have about your body,…

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