Dr. Afton Hassett provides an overview of lupus fatigue and ways to minimize its impact to better cope and live with lupus.
News & Stories
A study published in a recent issue of the journal Lupus characterizes a new potential biomarker of fatigue in people with lupus.
People with lupus may experience chronic fatigue, the exact causes of which are yet to be fully understood. There are a number of different energy-producing metabolic processes that may be affected in people with lupus.
The researchers hoped to learn the effects of an exercise program, Wii Fit, on fatigue, emotional state, sleep, and pain in African-American women with lupus.
Until the 1950s, most people thought of sleep as a passive, dormant part of daily life. We now know sleep affects our daily functioning and our physical and mental health in many ways we are just beginning to understand.
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