You have an incredible role to play in the care and management of your lupus. The actions you take every day in what you eat, how you move your body, and even your feelings and beliefs have a tremendous impact on your health. With lupus, special attention is given to caring for your skin, nutrition, protecting yourself from infection and safe medication use. Working with doctors and other healthcare providers is critical but, between appointments, the responsibility for improving your wellbeing and health falls to you. There are a wide variety of self-care techniques that can help you manage some aspects of your lupus symptoms. These self-care techniques can be used in combination with clinical care or on their own. Visit the self-care modules below to learn more about strategies you can use to help manage your lupus symptoms.
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Click on the self-care modules below to learn more about strategies you can use to help manage your lupus symptoms.