Recover from Lupus with Dimer Health once you leave the hospital

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect multiple organs in the body. Post-acute care after hospitalization for lupus is important to help manage the disease and prevent complications.

Get a personalized care plan and 24x7 clinical support until you fully recover:

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We will create a personalized core plan and set follow up appointments as needed

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We accept most insurances and currently available in New Jersey and New York

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What is Lupus

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause inflammation and damage to various parts of the body, including the skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels, and brain. In autoimmune diseases like lupus, the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, leading to a wide range of symptoms. These symptoms can vary greatly between individuals but often include fatigue, joint pain and swelling, a distinctive butterfly-shaped rash on the face, fever, and sensitivity to the sun. The severity and pattern of symptoms can fluctuate, with periods of illness (flares) alternating with periods of remission.

The exact cause of lupus is unknown, though it is believed to be influenced by genetic, environmental, and hormonal factors. There is no cure for lupus, but treatments are available to help control symptoms. These typically include anti-inflammatory medications, immune suppressants, and lifestyle modifications such as protecting the skin from sunlight and maintaining a balanced diet. Regular monitoring and treatment adjustments are essential for managing the disease and preventing serious complications.

Please call or book an appointment with us if you think you have Lupus or are recovering from it

Lupus Recovery Tips

Recovering from treatment for lupus after a hospital discharge requires careful management to control symptoms, prevent flare-ups, and maintain overall health. Here are some important tips to aid in your recovery:

Following these tips can help you recover more comfortably and effectively from Lupus.

  1. Adhere to Medication Plans: Follow your doctor’s instructions for all prescribed medications, which may include anti-inflammatory drugs, immunosuppressants, and corticosteroids. It's crucial to take your medication as directed to manage symptoms effectively.
  2. Monitor Your Symptoms: Keep a detailed record of your symptoms, including what they are, when they occur, and their severity. This information can be invaluable for your doctor in adjusting your treatment plan.
  3. Protect Your Skin from the Sun: Many people with lupus experience photosensitivity, which can trigger flare-ups. Wear protective clothing, use sunscreen with high SPF, and try to stay out of direct sunlight, especially during peak hours.
  4. Eat a Balanced Diet: Nutrition plays a critical role in managing lupus. Focus on a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish like salmon and flaxseeds, may be particularly beneficial. Avoid foods that can trigger inflammation, such as fried foods, processed foods, and high-fat dairy products.
  5. Stay Active: Engage in gentle exercises like walking, swimming, or yoga. Physical activity can help maintain joint flexibility and reduce stress but avoid overexertion, which can lead to fatigue.
  6. Rest Adequately: Lupus can cause significant fatigue. Ensure you get enough rest every day and take breaks as needed. Good sleep hygiene, such as maintaining a regular sleep schedule and creating a restful environment, is also important.
  7. Manage Stress: Stress can exacerbate lupus symptoms. Techniques like meditation, deep breathing exercises, and mindfulness can help manage stress levels.
  8. Avoid Smoking and Limit Alcohol: Smoking can worsen the effects of lupus, and alcohol can interact with medications. It's best to quit smoking and limit alcohol consumption.
  9. Stay Hydrated: Proper hydration is important for overall health and can help manage some symptoms associated with lupus.
  10. Educate Yourself and Others: Understanding lupus and educating those around you can help manage the disease better. Awareness can also generate support from family and friends.
  11. Follow-Up Care: Regular check-ups with your healthcare provider are crucial to monitor your health and adjust treatments as necessary.
  12. Seek Support: Connecting with others who have lupus can provide emotional support and practical advice. Consider joining a support group or participating in community activities focused on lupus.

By incorporating these tips into your daily routine, you can better manage your lupus after hospital discharge and improve your quality of life.

Don't navigate your recovery journey alone.

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