Fatigue

This Infosheet is written for patients and their families. It aims to:

  • Help them understand the causes of AL amyloidosis-related fatigue
  • Provide them with information about the different ways of fatigue can be treated and managed
  • Help them cope with the effects of fatigue and provide some tips for self-management

Essential Guide

This Essential Guide is written for patients. It aims to:

  • Provide information about AL amyloidosis, its treatment and management
  • Helps patients make informed decisions about their treatment and care
  • Provide information for carers and family members

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Infosheet

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains:

  • What Percutaneous Vertebroplasty is and who might benefit from it
  • How it is performed
  • The possible benefits, risks and complications associated with the procedure

Plasmapheresis Infosheet

This Infosheet is written for patients and explains:

  • What plasmapheresis is and how it is performed
  • Who might benefit from it
  • The possible risks and complications associated with the treatment

Diet and nutrition

This Infoguide is written for AL amyloidosis patients and explains:

  • What a well balanced diet is
  • Why it can be difficult to maintain
  • When a special diet may be necessary
  • What can be done to maintain a healthy diet

Serum Free Light Chain Assay Infoguide

This Infoguide is written for patients. It aims to:

  • Provide information about the serum free light chain (SFLC) assay
  • Describe how the SFLC assay may be used in the diagnosis and monitoring of myeloma
  • Help patients make informed decisions about their treatment and care

Diarrhoea

This Infosheet is written for AL amyloidosis patients. It aims to explain:

  • What diarrhoea is
  • What causes it
  • How it is treated and managed
  • What can be done to prevent it

Constipation

This Infosheet is written for AL amyloidosis patients and explains:

  • What constipation is
  • What causes it
  • How it is treated and managed
  • What can be done to prevent it