Can Exercise Help Relieve My Lupus Symptoms?

young african american woman doing push ups(BlackDoctor.org) — If you have systemic lupus, one of the best things you can do to manage the disease is to become as physically fit as possible.

Studies show that physical exercise can lower the risk of heart disease in lupus patients and is also beneficial in decreasing the risk of osteoporosis. Exercise can also be helpful in managing fatigue and pain and improving overall quality of life for people with lupus.

How Does Exercise Help Lupus Patients?

Here are a few ways that exercise can benefit people with lupus: