Lupus : Serious Consequences

In lupus, the immune system, which is designed to protect against infection, creates antibodies that attack the body’s own tissues and organs — the kidneys, brain, heart, lungs, blood, skin, and joints.

Lupus is a leading cause of premature cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and stroke among young women.
– See more at: http://www.lupusresearchinstitute.org/lupus-facts/lupus-fact-sheet#sthash.PTfhG7sL.dpuf

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