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Lupus Fighters of America Foundation

Lupus Fighters of America Foundation is a 501c3 Federal Exempt Organization. Were dedicated to assisting those struggling with Lupus, helping the less fortunate families as well as rebuilding our community.

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Lupus Support Group Meetings

Don’t walk through life thinking your alone with your battle with Lupus. Were here to assist, help educate and support you in your daily struggles in the war against Lupus.

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Research and Development

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Lupus Research

Lupus is the cruel mystery, and research is the key to solving this mystery and ending its brutal impact.  Years of disappointing results in lupus drug development suggest that a different approach is needed. Smarter research of an more natural solution will generate a better outcome with effective progress.  We challenge what isn’t working and fund and support research that is most hopeful to uncover the causes of lupus, understand its progression, and accelerate the search for cures.

PTSD linked with increased Lupus risk

In a study trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian women were strongly associated with increased risk of developing lupus, an autoimmune disease.

In the study of 54,763 women, investigators found a nearly three-fold elevated risk of lupus among women with probable PTSD and more than two-fold higher risk of lupus among women who had experienced any traumatic event compared with women not exposed to trauma.

The findings contribute to growing evidence that psychosocial trauma and associated stress responses may lead to autoimmune disease.

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"We were surprised that exposure to trauma was so strongly associated with risk of lupus -- trauma was a stronger predictor of developing lupus than smoking," said Dr. Andrea Roberts, lead author of the study. Our results add to considerable scientific evidence that our mental health substantially affects our physical health, making access to mental health care even more urgent."

Sponsorship

Here you will find our different sponsorship packages, choose the one (1) package level that fits your needs as well as your budget. Each sponsorship package has its own unique […]

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Organic Matters

What is the difference between Hydroponics and Aquaponics. We get asked this question many times, so we’ve provided some information for you that will explain the difference between the two. […]

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Resources

Through programs of research, outreach, education, support and a variety of services, the Lupus Fighters of America provides help and hope to people with lupus and their families. For Lupus […]

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Marketplace

Welcome to the Lupus Fighters Marketplace – all proceeds go directly towards our outreach and education programs. As well; its disburse towards the transportation and support group services to assist […]

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