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evilsin
12-26-2007, 07:24 PM
my girlfriend who i love very much has lupus sle. she was originally diagnosed about 7 years ago when she moved to USA. she is of persian ethnicity. she is 26 years old. i want to help her to get it in remission.

mnjodette
12-26-2007, 07:40 PM
It's so great that you want to help your girlfriend reach remission. It can be elusive - and I don't think you'll find anyone to give you guarantees that it will happen. But it DOES happen for some people with lupus. I wish I could tell you how to make that happen for her. Here's what I've learned about living with lupus: It's important to have a good doctor that really understands autoimmune disease; follow the doctor's advise; take your meds; rest; avoid stress and exposure to the sun; eat a 'heart healthy' diet and exercise (moderately) when disease symptoms allow. Even if it doesn't mean 'remission' those things may make it a lot easier to live with the disease. I hope the best for both of you.

Faith
12-26-2007, 10:21 PM
Dear Evilsin,

Please see my other post under Laurie's Lounge.

Welcome!

Faith