Causes of Lupus
A combination of factors may cause lupus
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Risk factors for developing lupus
Factors that may increase your risk of lupus include sex, age, race and family history.list
What causes lupus?
Lupus develops in response to a combination of factors both inside and outside the body.article
Understanding the genetics of lupus
Genes influence who gets lupus and how severe it is. They're also the key to better treatments.article
Genes and lupus: The basics
Studies strongly suggest that genes are involved in the development of lupus.article
Can hormones trigger the development of lupus?
The sex hormone estrogen plays a role in lupus.Q & A
Can beta blockers cause drug-induced lupus?
Beta blockers are probably reasonably safe to use in most lupus patients.Q & A
Can something in the diet cause lupus?
The development of lupus is not related to anything in a person's diet.Q & A
Are pollution or toxic chemicals related to lupus?
The roles of genetic and environmental factors in triggering lupus remain to be determined.Q & A
Are petroleum products related to lupus?
Petroleum products have long been suspect in the development of lupus.Q & A
Are household toxins related to lupus?
There is a surprising lack of information about common household toxins and lupus.Q & A
Are breast implants related to lupus?
At this time, there is no scientific evidence showing silicone breast implants can cause lupus.Q & A