If you have Gaucher disease there are many steps you can take to help manage your disease and the effects it has on your life. Living a healthy lifestyle can help. This includes having a healthy diet (eating a variety of fresh foods, such as vegetables, fruits and grains), not smoking and getting regular exercise as recommended by your doctor.
Like anyone else, if you have Gaucher disease you should have regular medical checkups and screening tests. You will also need bone checkups and physical therapy. Depending on your symptoms, you may need special medicines to strengthen your bones.
Learn more about how you can take an active role in your disease by: