Although most women who get lupus are ages 15 to 45, when estrogen levels are higher, a number of women get lupus after menopause, when estrogen levels are low.
No gene or group of genes has been proven to cause lupus. Lupus does, however, appear in certain families
According to the Lupus Foundation of America, approximately 1.5 million people in the U.S. have lupus, so it is not very common.
Lupus is not a fatal disease. In fact, today, with close follow-up and treatment, 80-90% of the people with lupus can expect to live a normal life span.
there is no known way to "prevent" Lupus
you don't have lupus
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