Nov. 04, 2013

Complementary Medicine and Lupus

Complementary medicine involves treatments that can be used along with conventional medical treatments, to decrease side effects of treatment, improve quality of life, and decrease the stress of chronic disease. In some cases, complementary approaches may be able to lessen the severity of disease.

This recording was presented as part of Ask the Experts, a series of educational talks and presentations on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus.

Dr. Betsy Blazek-O'Neill answered your questions about complementary medicine and lupus. Read her answers now

To see other presented topics, please visit www.lupus.org/ask.

Presenter: Dr. Betsy Blazek-O'Neill

Presentation date: October 22, 2013

Length: 16 minutes


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