Tips On How To Easily Deal With Lupus
Life With Lupus
Lupus is a disease that is very painful to deal with and a
lot of people suffer with it. You can reduce your lupus discomfort by following
the suggestions listed in this article. These tips may not completely do away with
your pain, but they should ease it a bit.
If lupus is making you less flexible, have a family member
help you get your home in order, so that important items are all within reach
and easy to find. Keep the necessities close at hand, so you don’t have to
struggle to reach them during a flare up.
An occupational therapist can be a great advisor to anyone
with lupus. Your occupational therapist will provide you tips for successfully
living an independent, relatively pain-free life. When you make use of these
kind of tips from your occupational therapist you can then focus more on living
life with less pain.
If you have a pair of shoes that you wear all the time and
you have had them for over a year, it’s about time that you threw them out and
got some newer shoes that will give you better support. If your shoes seem to
be worn, they can put more strain on joints and not support you correctly when
you are exercising.
More Lupus Advice
If you’re feeling pain, before you treat it yourself, make
sure that it is actually lupus. If you treat an unidentified pain condition as
lupus and it turns out to be something else, you will have spent a lot of time
and cash on nothing.
Yoga is an ideal exercise for lupus sufferers. Yoga has been
proven to relieve the joint pain of lupus sufferers.
You should restrict what daily chores you do in order to
make sure not to overwork yourself. Even your daily house cleaning should be
kept to one big job per day.
Do not hesitate to take prescribed pain medication if your
lupus is bothering you. Prescribed medication has been tested as safe and will
help with reducing your lupus symptoms so you can feel better.
If your BMI is above 25, bring it down to reduce the amount
of pressure on your joints. Even a little extra weight can end up causing extra
joint pain. This is just one benefit of many that maintaining a healthy weight
Hopefully, you’ve learned a valuable tip or two that you can
use to fight the discomfort or pain caused by your lupus symptoms. Remember, these are
only a few of the many pieces of advice that are out there and if nothing-here
helps, don’t give up your search! Eventually, you’ll find something that works
This post was written by APT_Assistant on April 4, 2012