11 Tips for Preventing Lupus-Related Hair Loss

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that typically presents a wide range of symptoms. One of the symptoms that lupus patients may experience is hair loss. This video from Daily Health covers ways that lupus patients may be able to prevent hair loss.

Read our nine tips to help you self-manage your lupus. 

It’s important to distinguish whether it’s the lupus itself that’s causing the hair loss, or if the hair loss is a result of the medication you’re taking. If it’s a side effect of medication then speak to your doctor about adjusting the dosage or swapping to a different medication. If the hair loss is due to lupus, then adopting good lifestyle choices such as getting plenty of rest, eating a healthy balanced diet and avoiding stress may all help.

Read our seven tips for newly diagnosed lupus patients here.

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