A good day or a bad day is largely shaped by difficult symptoms. Fortunately, most symptoms can be managed so they are not as bad as they might be. Addressing difficult symptoms is the art of palliative care.
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There are many ways to manage pain. Some involve medicines. Some are simple things you can do at home. Learn about the various options.
Discover tips for making it easier to breathe. Also strategies for the anxiety of “air hunger.”
There are techniques to help your loved one conserve energy. This liberates “fuel” to do the things that make life truly enjoyable.
Depression and Anxiety
Emotional suffering saps quality of life every bit as much as physical difficulties. Find out what you can do to ease emotional distress.
Nausea, Diarrhea and Constipation
Learn about diet and eating habits that can improve digestive problems.
Restlessness, Agitation and Delirium
Calming strategies can help with these very normal, though sometimes upsetting behaviors.