Healthy Living

What It Is Really Like to Be a Friend of Someone with Lupus

Knowing when to leave a patient alone

More importantly, a good supporting friend will know when to the patient needs to be alone the most, because even though they might crave company, their disease will often limit the physical activities they can perform and they might just want to stay in bed. It’s important to note that dealing with a chronic disease such as lupus on a daily basis can contribute to depression, and one of the symptoms of depression is isolation.