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What can be done to improve quality of life with lupus?

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There is no cure for lupus, but there are steps you can take to improve your sense of well-being and your quality of life, including:

  • Exercising
  • Getting enough rest
  • Eating a balanced diet
  • Avoiding alcohol
  • Stopping smoking
  • Limiting time in the sun
  • Treating fevers promptly
  • Communicating with your doctor
  • Educating yourself on the condition
  • Asking for help
  • Joining a support group

From: Lupus Overview WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The Lupus Foundation of America.

American College of Rheumatology.

FDA.

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 7, 2019

SOURCES:

The Lupus Foundation of America.

American College of Rheumatology.

FDA.

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 7, 2019

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