Hello, my name is Liliana and I was diagnosed with morphea scleroderma seven years ago. At first the illness was completely unknown to me. They performed several biopsies until they finally told me it was scleroderma. I have spots in my legs, hips, back and some in my arms.
In these years I have been living with the illness, I have learned the worst one can do is stay still, without doing any exercise. I have tried several routines but the one that works best for me is pilates which are exercises in flexibility, that really helped me a lot.
I would like to know more about my illness, whether there is a special diet I should follow, or if there's a new treatment. I hope someone can get in touch with me to chat, share advice and so on.
New email address needed 12-20-06 SLE
Old Email Prefix: liliana_peralta67
Story translated 02-04-06 AL
Story prepared 02-04-06 JTD
Story posted 02-25-06 SLE
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