There are no specific lifestyle changes to manage Hodgkins disease . However, there are things you can do to help yourself feel better during treatment and to help manage the side effects. These include:

    
  • Balance rest and activities.
  • Avoid exposure to bacteria and viruses:     
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
  • Try to avoid crowds, especially during cold and flu season.
  • Eat a healthy diet . Good nutrition can help your body to handle treatment and can help you to feel better.
  • Seek support from friends and family, and/or join a support group . Social support is essential for helping you to deal with the emotional toll of cancer.