Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), more commonly known as lupus, is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks healthy tissue in many parts of the body. Symptoms can be mild to severe depending on the patient. Common symptoms include painful and swollen joints, fever, chest pain, hair loss, mouth ulcers, swollen lymph nodes, feeling tired, and a red rash most commonly seen on the face. Adult stem cells are now being used to treat Lupus. Watch these success stories.
Jackie Stollfus Introduces a New Family Member, 2017
When doctors told Jackie Stollfus she might not be able to have children, she was devastated.
“I wanted it so bad. My whole life I dreamed of being a mom. And then I learned it might not happen," says Jackie. Her husband Brian says the Texas couple had to get through some low moments. “It was pretty rough for a while there, being told that we may not be able to have a child.” Read More >>>
Jackie Stollfus Overcomes Systemic Lupus
Spring Break and the living is, oh so fine.
At least that’s what Jackie Stollfus had in mind when she hit the beach at South Padre Island. But not long after the 21-year-old college student from Green Bay, Wisconsin arrived at the famous south Texas resort, something went wrong. Terribly wrong.