Women exposed to trauma and post traumatic stress have an almost three-fold increased risk of lupus, new research shows. The longitudinal US study of almost 55,000 women participating in the Nurse’s study identified 73 cases of incident lupus during the 24-year follow-up. Lifetime exposure to trauma, regardless of PTSD symptoms, was strongly associated with the ...
Lupus risk increased with trauma
By Mardi Chapman
28 Sep 2017