Author: Olivia Thomas
September 22nd, 2021
Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system of the body becomes hyperactive and assaults normal, healthy tissue over time. Symptoms include inflammation, swelling, joints, skin, kidneys, blood, heart, and lung damage.
According to the study, roughly 16,000 new cases of lupus are reported each year in the United States, with up to 1.5 million people living with the disease.
Lupus is a non-infectious disease. It cannot be passed on to …