Coping with Lupus

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A completely updated and revised edition that provides comfort,information, strategies, and advice for those living with lupus.There is no cure for lupus, so a diagnosis of this potentiallydebilitating autoimmune disorder is understandably disquieting. Thisnew edition of Coping with Lupus answers all the importantquestions one might have and offers practical coping strategies to helpthose with lupus live their lives to the fullest.Dr. Robert Phillips, the founder and director of the Center forCoping, lends his expertise in dealing with the psychological aspectsof chronic health problems to address a range of issues, including:The medical facts-what lupus is, and how it is diagnosed and treatedMedications, nonmedical pain-control methods, exercise, and dietLifestyle changes to maintain optimal physical and emotional healthCoping strategies for virtually every facet of living with lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus or simply, lupus, is an autoimmune disease that is characterized by the production of unusual antibodies, or proteins in the blood, which tend to destroy healthy tissues. Just like other autoimmune disorders, it is a chronic ... Coping with lupus is no different.

Since these symptoms aren't visible, the people around you may have trouble understanding how you feel. Other Tips for Coping with Lupus. In addition to seeing a therapist, here are some other things you can do to cope with the emotional side of lupus: Jot down your feelings: Keep a journal to track your emotions.