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Appropriate healthcare should be top on very woman’s list as this will determine how well she executes her functions in the home, the work place, and the larger society. In the same vein, exercise and healthy eating habits are also key factors in the functioning of our system. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years. This disease is such that, something goes wrong with your immune system, which is the part of the body that fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs (“foreign invaders,” like the flu). Normally our immune system produces proteins called antibodies that protect the body from these invaders. Autoimmune means your immune system cannot tell the difference between these foreign invaders and your body’s…