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Managing treatment side effects through lifestyle changes: Empowering patients to take control

Francesco Montorsi

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Androgen deprivation therapy has both short-term and long-term side-effects due to the suppression of testosterone. These adverse effects not only have a negative impact on quality of life but also can lead to serious complications. Exercise is crucial, and diet, smoking cessation, and decreasing alcohol intake are key factors in reducing the risk of complications and improving quality of life.