LGL Syndrome Home Care
Home care for Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome may include:
- Avoid caffeine.
- Avoid alcohol, or drink alcohol in moderation:
- For men: no more than 2 alcoholic beverages per day
- For women: no more than 1 alcoholic beverage per day
- Stop smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Learn how to take your own pulse.
- If you have high blood pressure:
- Learn how to take your blood pressure.
- Check your blood pressure every day.
- Keep a log of your results.
- Take your prescribed medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Avoid running out of your medication. Refill your prescriptions early.
- Don't stop taking your medication just because you feel better.
- If you feel worse, talk to your doctor before you stop your medication.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
- Do not stop prescription medications without talking to your doctor.
- Learn everything you can about Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome:
- The more you know about your condition, the easier it will be to participate with your doctor in making treatment decisions.
- Ask your doctor about good sources for information.
- Write down questions to ask your doctor.
LGL Syndrome Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome and any of the following:
Continue to LGL Syndrome Complications
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