for Veterans and the Public
Move forward with your life
Life does not end with a diagnosis of hepatitis C. In fact, with certain lifestyle changes and proper treatment, hepatitis C can be a mild health problem from which you may never feel ill.
Taking care of your overall health can help you deal with hepatitis C. Here are some things to remember:
- Get regular medical and dental checkups.
- Follow your doctor's advice.
- Eat a healthy diet.
- Exercise regularly.
- Avoid smoking and recreational drug use.
- Limit alcohol intake.
- Practice safer sex.
For more information on a healthy lifestyle, read the chapters in the Living with Hepatitis C section.