People with sickle cell disorder have to limit some activities, certain sports and do things differently from others and choose their diet with extra care.
- Stay hydrated by drinking enough water.
- Avoid extreme temperatures like severe cold which can bring on pain crisis.
- Get enough rest.
- Exercise moderately.
- Take vitamins especially folic acid
- Pay extra attention to diet.
- Avoid smoking.
- Avoid and treat infections immediately they occur.