Category Archives: "Surviving Cancer"
Side effects from cancer treatments can be extremely difficult to deal with. Aside from the expected hair loss and thinning eyelashes, patients can suffer from hand and foot syndrome, redness and burns, rashes, and embarrassing dryness and flaking. Cancer centers recommend products, but many of them are full of petroleum-based ingredients, carcinogens, hormone disruptors and
I’ve known about the many health benefits of yoga for years now, as I practice every week. In my book, When Cancer Hits, I wrote about how yoga can help soothe side effects like insomnia, mood swings, constipation, brain fog, and aches and pains. Now, we’re learning that yoga can actually help us to change
In 1999, my friend Suzanne Foglio’s husband, Jim, was diagnosed with stage 4 non-hodgkin’s lymphoma. “As we drove home from that appointment,” she writes on her website, vibrantlifeaftercancer.com, “I looked around at the world and thought, how is the world still turning?” All these years later, Suzanne and her husband are not only surviving, they’re
Back in 2011, I posted about the importance of making sure that you go to a certified oncology esthetician if you’ve gone through cancer. Spa treatments like facials, massages, and body treatments can really help in your healing process, but you want to be sure you’re going to someone who understands the special needs of