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Are there alternative treatment options for scleroderma?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There aren't many proven alternative or non-medical treatments for scleroderma. However, there are certain therapies that may be helpful in reducing certain symptoms or in easing emotional frustrations. Meditation or other relaxation techniques may help reduce stress levels and make it easier to cope with scleroderma on a day-to-day basis. Staying active and exercising can also help keep muscles strong and joints flexible.

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