• Lifestyle Changes to Manage Hodgkin’s Disease

    There are no specific lifestyle changes to manage Hodgkin's disease . However, there are things you can do to help yourself feel better during treatment and to help manage the side effects. These include:
    • Balance rest and activities.
    • Avoid exposure to bacteria and viruses:
    • Eat a healthy diet . Good nutrition can help your body to handle treatment and can help you to feel better.
    • Seek support from friends and family and/or join a support group ; social support is essential for helping you to deal with the emotional toll of cancer.


    Hodgkin disease. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp . Accessed April 24, 2009.

    Hodgkin lymphoma. National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/hodgkin . Accessed April 24, 2009.

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