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Managing Multiple Myeloma Symptoms and Treatment Side Effects

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Understand symptoms versus side effects


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Know multiple myeloma symptoms


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Recognize treatment side effects


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Be careful with dietary supplements


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Eat to feel better


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Eat food that boosts chemo’s effectiveness


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Vegan? You can still boost chemo’s effectiveness


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Prevent anemia with iron-rich foods


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Embrace pain relief strategies


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Relieve nausea and vomiting


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Exercise and hydrate


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Reduce infection risk


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Combat stress and anxiety


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Remember that support speaks volumes!


Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

@judithebbert

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.