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How do I care for someone with lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

Because there is no cure for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), the most important aspect of caring for people with LAM involves keeping them healthy. Make sure they are eating a well-balanced diet, exercising as much as their condition will allow, and (if they smoke) helping them quit smoking can give people with LAM a higher quality of life. People with LAM should get an annual flu shot, as well as a pneumonia shot every five years to help keep their lungs healthy.

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