8 Different Yoga Poses for Lupus Patients

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Lupus is a serious chronic autoimmune disease that debilitates your body. Dealing with the diagnosis and learning how to live with the symptoms and flares, then picking yourself up and trying to maintain a regular life routine can leave you feeling quite fatigued.

Here are 10 facts about lupus you should know about.

Lupus patients who feel extremely tired most of the time, sometimes just want to stay indoors and rest. Exercise is something you probably don’t even want to think about. But because lupus can affect any organ of your body, keeping your muscles moving and strong through exercise is extremely important —  even if it’s done simply and moderately. Yoga is an excellent way to start.

In this video, shared by Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli, you will see eight different poses that can greatly benefit people with lupus, arthritis, and chronic pain in general. Watch the video and try the exercises to find out how yoga can help you improve your body strength and quality of life.

Read more about how muscle strength in lupus patients gained through exercise can avoid disability.

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