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How Lupus Affects Your Body

Content provided by: Better Medicine from Healthgrades

From Head to Toe

Lupus can affect nearly every part of your anatomy. As alarming as that may seem, there's a lot you can do to protect your health. Low-impact exercise like walking or swimming regularly, eating a healthy diet, not smoking, protecting your skin from the sun, and getting adequate rest all make a difference. Develop a strong relationship with your doctor so you can work together to create a treatment plan that is most effective for you.


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