Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
What Increases Your Risk
The chances of developing lupus are higher in people who:
Certain things can trigger lupus attacks. These may include:
What about hormones?
Hormones, including those used for hormone replacement therapy or birth control, don't cause lupus. But they may have some effect on it.
Talk with your doctor about whether you should use hormonal birth control or hormone replacement.
eMedicineHealth Medical Reference from Healthwise
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.