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Yoga For Lupus
Bikram yoga: If any should help with joint pains, fatigue , better mobility , feeling of well being. Lupus nephritis patients and renal failure patients should consult with their doctors prior to undertaking bikram ypga due to fluid loss and dehydrates toon as a result if heat associated with bikram yoga. ...Read more
May help: Relaxation and mind body techniqueswill not hurt and may be helpful .However if your lupus is systemic do not a ok'd proper evaluation and treatment if necessary.If yoga helps you could possibly decrease the dose of medication or get off it if successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pseudotumor cerebri and lupus. Is it ok to do Bikram yoga? I'm on acetazolamide and plaquenil
I am experiencing trouble exercising with lupus; even the smallest amount of exercise brings on a flare for days. I have gained 30lbs since taking prednisone. What shouldi do?
See details: Stay away from these alternative medicine pseudo-solutions. The disease activity needs better control especially if you are requiring Prednisone doses that are that high. I see you are on Methotrexate but you may need to increase the dose. Benlysta is another good option. You need to have a serious conversation with the doctor who manages your lupus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctors have all been rude anymore and will not prescribe me Vicoprofen I've taken many years for my Lupus and Fibromyalgia in TX, what can I do?
Natural therapies: Female with fibromyalgia questions pain relief absent long term opioid use. Pain from painful chronic spasm of deconditioned muscles requires aquatherapy, trigger point therapy, yoga, massage, perhaps cannabis, biofeedback, and sacroiliac joint belt. Herbal hops, acupuncture, and meditation might be useful. Model the therapeutic regimen of the survivors, who have publish books on the cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The Mighty Vitamin D: You may do better in warmer climate closer tot he equator for 2 reasons: more vitamin D and more exercise . Receiving more sunlight would naturally raise your vitamin D levels. Adequate vitamin D is essential for fibromyalgia relief, and is a powerful anti-inflammatory.More exercise, especially light walking or yoga on the beach would add to the benefit of vitamin D. ...Read more
How do you deal with the extreme fatigue that goes along with autoimmune diseases like lupus and ra?
I'm having terrible chronic pain in my back right knee and ankle and also I guess it's my tail bone it burns and hurts. I also have lupus and fibromya?
Somewhat hereditary?: Sle (lupus) is an auto-immune disorder in which a person's immune system is reacting strongly against parts of his own body. The inflammation from the immune system reaction leads to symptoms. It is believed to be partly genetic or familial (some people may be genetically more likely to get sle) and partly environmental (something happens in a person's life that sets off the auto-immune reaction). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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