Women With History Of PTSD May Have Increased Risk Of Developing SLE

MedPage Today (9/20, Walsh) reports, “Women with a history of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE],” researchers found. What’s more, “a history of any trauma exposure, regardless of PTSD-specific symptoms, was associated with a significantly higher risk of incident lupus,” the study of some 50,242 women revealed. The findings were published online in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

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— “PTSD Tied to New-Onset Lupus in Women,” Nancy Walsh,, MedPage Today, September 20, 2017.

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