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Reach for CAPS Care: Options for Symptom Relief

There is no cure for Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS). However, there are CAPS treatments that your health care provider may be able to offer.

Helpful tips to manage your CAPS symptoms

Here are some tips that can help you manage CAPS symptoms.

Manage your CAPS symptoms by dressing warmly

If it is cold outside, dress warmly, with extra layers of clothing.

Manage your CAPS symptoms by drinking hot beverages

Drink hot beverages throughout the day.

Help relieve your Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes symptoms with a warm bath

Soak in a warm bath.

Reduce heavy exercise to help manage your CAPS

Cut back on heavy exercise and other strenuous activities.

Reduce stress to help manage your CAPS symptoms

Avoid things that cause you stress on a regular basis.

Patients who have been living with CAPS for a long time may be able to offer you insight. You can find support for your genetic disease by exchanging information through online CAPS forums. You can start by reading about other people’s experiences in their CAPS Connects Us profiles.

Connect with the CAPS community

We can help you make all the right connections.

  • CAPS point Locate other CAPS patients and caregivers
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  • CAPS point Find doctors who treat CAPS
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