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11 Tips for Living With Lupus

Content provided by: Better Medicine from Healthgrades

1. Quit Smoking

Kicking the habit may have a greater influence on your lupus than any other lifestyle change you can make. While cigarettes are dangerous for everyone, they’re especially harmful to people with lupus, since they speed up and worsen the disease. Ask your doctor for tips to help you quit, and start reaping the benefits: The negative effects of smoking start reversing when you stop.

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