LUPUS ON MEN’S HEALTH AGENDA

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“Lupus” will come under the microscope next week when the Winston Scott Polyclinic Men’s Health Education Group meets again on Thursday, November 27.

The meeting gets under way at 7:00 p.m. at the polyclinic and will be facilitated by Chairperson of the HOPE Foundation, Shelly Weir.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) often referred to as Lupus is a chronic disorder that causes inflammation of various parts of the body. It can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, heart, nervous system, blood, and/or other body organs or systems.  Some symptoms include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, aches and pains, swollen glands, nausea and vomiting and headache.

Members of the public are invited to attend and learn more about Lupus.

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