Your doctor or nurse will also be able to help you. They have the knowledge and experience to address any questions you have (or at least point you in the right direction for answers), so don’t be afraid to ask.
Learn more about symptom management
Adjusting to your challenges
Whatever your challenges, you can find ways to adjust and work around them. It’s worth the effort to find things that work for you, so you don’t have to miss out on the things that matter to you.
Tips to manage your symptoms
Make healthy food choicesThe energy and nutrients that make your body work well come from your food and drink, and a balanced healthy diet.
Stay activeThere is scientific evidence that being active can help you lead a healthier and happier life.2
Manage stressMore and more evidence suggests that being mindful not only reduces stress and anxiety, but builds resilience.3
Stop smokingA study showed that people with scleroderma who stopped smoking had improvements in some of their symptoms, such as Raynaud's phenomenon.4