How to Treat & live with Multiple Myeloma
In order to treat and live with multiple Myeloma, you will need to first accept the diagnosis and what it means to your life. It is treatable, but it is not curable. They symptoms are: nervous system dysfunctions, fatigue, bone pain, recurrent infections, and kidney problems. Treatments are based on your health, lifestyle, your wishes, prior treatments, your age, the results of medical tests, and the stage of your disease. Chemotherapy is routinely used. There are also new medications. Treatment will cause side effects. Talking to your doctor may result in tailoring your treatment to reduce this discomfort. Try to focus on the things you can do, instead of the things you can't. Support groups, friends, family, and medical professionals are avenues for the support that you will need to get your through.