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How do I manage my lymphangioleiomyomatosis on a daily basis?

Because there is no cure for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), the most important aspect of daily management is staying as healthy as possible. Eating a well-balanced diet, exercising as much as the condition will allow, and quitting smoking can keep people with LAM healthy and active. 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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