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LLP028: Looking out for lupus and what's up next

By Dr. Berry Pierre

It is a disease that affects women almost 90% percent of the time. Toni Braxton, Selena Gomez, Seal, Nick Cannon all suffer from the disorder lupus. This autoimmune disease is chronic in its presentation, has no triggers on what causes it but still manages to effect 1.5 million yearly and is responsible for 140,000 hospital visits per year. It's a disease that I will also keep an eye on because my very first patient suffered from the disease. On the episode today we talk about Lupus, go into detail about the specifics behind the disease and who & what gets affected.  As promised on the episode here are a list of just some of the symptoms associated with the disorder Joint pain Muscle pain Fatigue Hair Loss Fevers Sores in your mouth Finger tip color changes Skin sensitivity Skin rashes  Chest pain when breathing  Links/Resources  National Organization Drugs that can cause SLE In this episode you will learn: What is Lupus Facts about Lupus Symptoms and how its diagnosed 3 most common types  What do I see in the hospital regarding the disease Social Links Join the lunch and learn community - Follow the podcast on Facebook - Follow the podcast on twitter - @LunchLearnPod - use the hashtag #LunchLearnPod if you have any questions, comments or requests for the podcast For More Episodes of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry Podcasts  To share your thoughts: Leave a comment  Share this show on Twitter, Facebook  If you are looking to help the show out Leave a review on Apple Podcast  because your ratings and reviews are what is going to make this show so much better Just like I said earlier subscribe on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud and tell just one friend to subscribe as well.   Download the MP3 Audio file, listen to the episode however you like.  

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