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Lifestyle Modifications in Lupus: What’s the Evidence? Margy Holyst, M.D.
Chronic disease Active participant in health care Improve sense of well being Quality of life Why Lifestyle Modifications?
Social wellbeing Emotional wellbeing Financial wellbeing Quality of Life
Catch all title Licensed professionals or certified instructors High usage Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Ancient practice Part of Traditional Chinese Medicine Different forms Acupuncture
Chronic pain Low back OA of the knee fibromyalgia Acupuncture
Very little in medical literature for lupus Pilot study Potential benefit without risk Acupuncture
Not been formally studied in lupus Studied in RA Form of yoga Iyengar yoga Hatha yoga unspecified Tailored to RA Yoga and Meditation
Improved Energy Mood with decrease depression Relaxation Range of motion & balance Coping, self-efficacy Pain Yoga
Breathing and meditation With or without yoga Stress management tool Yoga and Meditation
OA and low back pain Reduces pain Increases range of motion Improves coordination Chiropractic Care
No studies in SLE or related autoimmune diseases Theory Restore normal motion Return of alignment Prevent undue stress on joint(s) Chiropractic Care
No studies in SLE One study in RA with benefit Case study Improvement in pain, fatigue, ROM, quality of life Therapeutic Massage
Effective in OA of knee and low back pain Decreases pain and improves function in osteoarthritis of the knee Decreases pain and increases ROM in back pain Benefit in timed coupling with chiropractic care Therapeutic Massage
Depression common As high as 45% Anxiety common As high as 37% Taking Care of You
Counseling Stress management Groups focused on Education Coping strategies Taking Care of You
Herbal supplements are medically active Studies done primarily in Asia Purity Quality Single ingredients Herbal Supplements
Licensed practitioner Quality Safety Tell all your providers about all of your supplements Herbal Supplements
Proper nutrition is important Copious amounts of information No studies Avoid foods that make you feel ill Nutrition
Find what works for you Be an informed consumer Websites Resources from Wellness Series What is a Person to Do?