Male systemic lupus erythematosus, an overlooked diagnosis

Today is World Lupus Day and we are raising lupus awareness for men. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) which affects connective tissue is the most common type of lupus.

An estimated 1 out of 10 people living with lupus is male. Little is known about SLE in men as diagnosis is often overlooked. Symptoms include joint and muscle pain with men experiencing more peripheral neuropathy and arthritis than woman.

Massage is effective in relieving joint and muscle pain; improving quality of sleep and health-related quality of life in patients with SLE. We are here for men’s health. Take time for self-care and book a massage today!

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