1. Listen to Your Body
When you suffer from lupus, it is essential to pay attention to your body and listen to the cues it provides you regarding your health. If you sense an impending flare of lupus symptoms, seek to provide your body with plenty of rest. Employ relaxation techniques to decrease the symptoms of stress that may worsen your symptoms. Notify your doctor when you notice signs of fatigue, joint pain, swelling, fever, mouth sores, or any other symptoms. Have a treatment plan in place so you will know how to best care for yourself during an attack of lupus symptoms.