Managing scleroderma

Although there is no cure for scleroderma, many people find that their symptoms can be managed to enable them to live fairly normal lives. Everyone is different, and this will often involve a combination of drug treatments, medical management and lifestyle changes.

Scleroderma will affect different people in different ways, and there is no single approach that will help everyone. Your specialist will be the best person to advise on what is likely to work for you. People living with scleroderma often draw upon the expertise of a multidisciplinary team, including nurse specialists, occupational therapists and dieticians in finding the best ways to manage their condition.

Please follow the links below for more information on the everyday management of scleroderma and the various ways that living with this condition can impact upon everyday life.