Обложка книги Living with Lupus: The Complete Guide, Second Edition

Living with Lupus: The Complete Guide, Second Edition

ISBN: 0738209228;
Издательство: Da Capo Press
Страниц: 262

Book DescriptionCompletely revised and updated, the definitive guide to maintaining a healthy lifestyle with lupus. An estimated 1.4 million Americans, most of them women, suffer from lupus, a chronic auto-immune disease in which the immune system attacks the body. With symptoms ranging from skin rashes to kidney dysfunction, lupus is a complicated and frustrating disease, the cause of which is still unknown. In the newly revised Living with Lupus , Dr. Sheldon Blau helps patients, their caregivers, and their families and friends navigate this unpredictable disease. With sound, up-to-date advice on how to interpret symptoms, find a physician, choose the right treatments and medications, avoid the environmental factors that may trigger a flare-up, and reduce the risk of complications, Living with Lupus is the essential resource for maintaining a healthy and comfortable lifestyle in spite of lupus. Full of practical suggestions, cutting-edge medical information, and...