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How do I manage carcinoid syndrome on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The first step to managing carcinoid syndrome is to participate in the treatment your doctor has prescribed. Additionally, there are a few things you can do to minimize your symptoms on a daily basis. For one thing, you should watch out for what causes you to flush, such as alcohol consumption or stress, and reduce it as much as possible. You can also try taking a daily multivitamin to supplement your vitamin intake, as chronic diarrhea can cause you to be malnourished.

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