Practical Tips for Managing Scleroderma Fatigue


In this Scleroderma Foundation video, Janet L. Poole, PhD, OTR/L from the University of New Mexico talks us through some sensible tips to help scleroderma patients manage their fatigue at the 2016 Scleroderma National Patient Education Conference in New Orleans.

Read our columnist Nicola Whitehill’s take on scleroderma fatigue and how she copes here.

Dr. Poole offers practical insights into how to save and bank energy, sleep better and plan time for relaxation by organizing your life and keeping a fatigue diary. The session finishes with a breathing meditation exercise to help with relaxation.

Discover some more simple relaxation techniques here. 

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