Spondyloarthritis 4.5 (2)

Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine.  It may also affect other joints like the arm and leg as well as intestine and eyes.  It is found in young … Read More

Spondyloarthritis Exercises 4 (1)

Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine.  There is a strong family history associated with the HLA B-27 gene where the condition is called Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).  If untreated, … Read More

Psoriatic Arthritis 0 (0)

Psoriatic Arthritis is a chronic joint and skin disease due to auto-immune inflammatory disorder.  It is often found in association with the skin disease Psoriasis (where there are scaly red … Read More

Polymyalgia Rheumatica 0 (0)

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is an auto-immune inflammatory disorder which is characterised by widespread muscle aches and joint stiffness especially neck, upper arms, lower back and thighs.  The hands and feet … Read More

Oral Steroids 5 (1)

Oral steroids are used to reduce the harmful effect of the inflammatory process caused by your disease.  General rule of using steroids is to prescribe the least strong steroid which … Read More


The common FAQs about Lupus and possible solutions to address your concerns and how to look after yourself. The incidence of lupus is around 3-10 per 100,000 people while the incidence of cancer is around 1 in 10 and while 1 in 3 Malaysians have diabetes, hypertension or cholesterol. 


Treatment for lupus is very challenging and depends on your signs and symptoms because there will be periods of remission & periods of ‘flare-ups’.