It’s hard to appreciate how significant the burden of Lupus
is unless you’ve had to live with it. The pain can be excruciating, and it can
feel as though it affects your life endlessly. Luckily, many people have
learned ways to better manage Lupus tiredness and pain. Here are some of the
tips that they’ve shared.
Keep pain relieving medications and ointments handy, such as
on the countertop. If you suffer from a sudden attack, you may not want to have
to reach and grab for your pills. In addition, if you have your medications in
your purse or in your car, they will be available if you need them while not at
If you suffer from Lupus symptoms in women try not to wear
clothing that isn’t too tight against your skin. Tight clothing is just going
to put more pressure on your joints, which in turn, will increase your pain.
Instead, try to wear clothes that have enough room in them so that you are
For people who suffer from chronic Lupus tiredness, be
careful when choosing a pet for your family. Remember, if your Lupus becomes
active and gets worse, it may be hard for you to care for your pet. Instead,
you may want to consider getting a pet that is easier to take care, such as a
Because Lupus symptoms in women can affect the way that you
cook, it is important that you buy the proper cookware and utensils. If you
pick any old utensil, you may find that you cannot use it. It is recommended
that people with Lupus get lightweight cooking utensils that have easy grips.
Be careful of what herbal remedies you take for Lupus and be
sure you speak with your doctor before taking them. People think that because
herbal remedies are natural, that they are healthy for you. This is not always
the case. In fact, certain herbal remedies can make your Lupus symptoms worse.
Coping With Lupus Tiredness
Make sure you are getting enough sleep. The stiffness and
pain that is common in Lupus can lead to debilitating tiredness, and many of
the treatments for the condition can also cause tiredness. Do what you can to
ensure a good night’s sleep every night, and you’ll feel better and be
People with Lupus symptoms in women are dealing with both
chronic pain and chronic tiredness. Set priorities for your day and stick to
them. There will only be so much you can accomplish on a bad day. It is also
very important that you don’t over do it on a good day as this could set you
back days. Sort out what’s most important and focus on getting that done,
instead of trying to fight the pain and tiredness and do everything anyway.
Take a nap. Leading a sedentary lifestyle is not a healthy
move for anyone, but Lupus sufferers will often be hit by bouts of Lupus
tiredness. In these cases, take a short nap to give your body the rest it
needs, and you will find yourself more easily able to complete your everyday
Those without Lupus may not understand what you’re going
through, but plenty of others do. Be sure to take full advantage of the advice
available. While nothing can completely eliminate your problems, you’ll be
amazed at how much some of these tips can help. Use this shared knowledge to
make your burden a little bit lighter.