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06-23-2011, 10:45 AM
Lupus and Sun Sensitivity:
With the arrival of summer weather, people with lupus may become more aware of their reaction to sunlight (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_learnliving.aspx?articleid=2253&zoneid=527#light). This summer, take precautions to reduce the possibility of triggering a flare and preventing other complications. Here are three articles that may provide some helpful tips to have a safe and enjoyable summer.

5 Sun Safety Myths (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_magazineback.aspx?articleid=1905&zoneid=67): Be aware of what’s not true about sun protection
Into the Light (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_magazineempty.aspx?articleid=1929&zoneid=225): How to live with sun sensitivity
Gardens made in the shade (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_magazineempty.aspx?articleid=3029&zoneid=225): Don’t let sun sensitivity keep you from cultivating your green thumb

15 Questions with Dr. Michael Luggen – Nervous System Issues
Lupus can affect almost any part of your body, including the nervous system. Your nervous system has three parts: the Central Nervous System, the Peripheral Nervous System and the Autonomic Nervous System. During July, the LFA invites you to join us for the "Nervous System Issues" Q&A with guest expert Dr. Michael Luggen (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_empty.aspx?articleid=3927&zoneid=76). This is your opportunity to ask questions and learn from an expert.

Submit your questions to Dr. Luggen (http://www.lupus.org/newsite/pages/live_chat.htm) by June 30. Answers will be posted to the LFA website by July 15th. If you have a question about lupus that is not associated with this month’s topic, we invite you to submit your inquiry to our LFA Health Educators (http://www.lupus.org/newsite/pages/contacthealth.htm)and your question will be answered as soon as possible.

Learn more about 15 questions (http://www.lupus.org/newsite/pages/15-questions.htm)
Review transcripts from our previous 15 Questions and Web Chats (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_communitywebchats.aspx?articleid=586&zoneid=93)
Healthy Eating with Dr. Coleman
During June, the LFA invited you to join us for the 15 questions topic "Healthy Eating" with Dr. Laura Coleman. This was your opportunity to ask questions and learn from an expert. Read her answers now (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_community.aspx?articleid=3939&zoneid=91).

Learn more about healthy eating and nutrition while living with lupus. (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_learnliving.aspx?articleid=2281&zoneid=527)
Need healthy eating ideas? Check out Lupus Now’s Healthful Eating (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_magazineaddress.aspx?articleid=263&zoneid=71)section, where healthy and simple recipes are provided.

Moving Past the Pain
If you are like most people with lupus, you have experienced pain at some time. However, the types of pain associated with lupus usually go away when the inflammation and disease activity are brought under control. Learn more about Pain and Lupus (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_learnliving.aspx?articleid=2255&zoneid=527).

For alternatives to relieving chronic pain, read Moving Past the Pain (http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_magazineempty.aspx?articleid=2716&zoneid=225)from Lupus Now® Magazine.

06-23-2011, 11:06 AM
Thanks Ritz!