Exercise for Lupus: Yoga for Elbows, Wrists, Knees and Joint Pain

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that debilitates the body. Having to deal with all the symptoms and lupus flares, makes regular normal routines very difficult to maintain.

What triggers your lupus flares? Find out here.

Patients can feel extremely tired much of the time, which makes them want to stay indoors and rest. Exercise is something they probably don’t even want to consider. But exercising is a great way to stay active, even if it’s done in simple and moderate ways. In fact, people with lupus should exercise regularly or engage in some kind of physical activity. Yoga can get you started.

In this video shared by YogaYin, a few yoga positions and sequences are featured that could help improve mobility for lupus patients experiencing a flare.

Read more about how muscle strength gained through exercise can prevent disability for lupus patients.

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