Chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease, Addison’s disease etc
There are many types of autoimmune diseases in which your Immune system attacks healthy cells in the body, but many of the symptoms are the same.
Research shows that mind body exercise such as Pilates improves quality of life and improves your general sense of well-being. This is due to various components such as paying attention to form and concentrating on the movement which increases body awareness and has a meditative effect. The focus on breath in Pilates increases lung capacity, which will have a big impact on overall well-being and mental health.
A regular Pilates practice will also improve core strength and reduce pain, and therefore will have a physical, mental and emotional benefit.