Category Archives: "Side Effects"
Most likely you’ve heard about hormones, those chemicals in our bodies that seem to control so many functions, from appetite to fat storage to stress reactions and more. But when words like “cortisol” and “estrogen” and “leptin” are bantered about, do you find your eyes glazing over? If so, this is the post for you!
It’s important to keep your spirits up during cancer treatments, but if you look in the mirror and see pimples, pale skin, undereye circles, and missing eyelashes, you may feel a little discouraged about your day. In chapter 6 of my book, When Cancer Hits, I cover everything you need to know about makeup and
For many women, coping with hair loss during chemotherapy treatments can be one of the most difficult challenges of cancer. Susan Beausang, founder of “4women.com” and one of the contributors in my book (When Cancer Hits), has researched the topic of hair loss to determine just how much it affects women and what they can
I’ve posted before about how keeping your hands and nails very cool while getting a chemotherapy transfusion may help to reduce skin and nail damage.