Everyday life and healthy living
A healthy lifestyle has lots of benefits, both physically and emotionally. It can also help prepare you for treatment, reduce the risk of side effects, and lower the likelihood of developing other illnesses in the future.
- Diet and nutrition
- Physical activity and exercise
- Day-to-day living (including working, finances, studying and driving)
- Side effects and how to cope with them
- Managing stress
- Coping with symptoms of lymphoma
- Treatment to relieve symptoms (palliative care)
Be patient with yourself as you adjust to life after treatment. Attend follow-up appointments and routine health checks, and ask your medical team or GP if you have any concerns – don’t wait until your next planned appointment.
- Recovery after treatment
- Follow-up appointments
- Self-management and remote monitoring
- If lymphoma come back (relapses)
Emotional wellbeing, feelings and relationships
A diagnosis of lymphoma can bring a whole range of feelings. It’s not uncommon for a diagnosis to affect relationships too.
- The emotional impact of living with lymphoma
- Relationships, family and friends
- Communicating with the people around you
- Caring for someone who has lymphoma
Travel to another country
If you’re planning a trip to another country, it’s important to plan ahead and take necessary safety precautions.