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Alternative Therapies and Lifestyle + Surviving Cancer

Yoga Reduces Fatigue and Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors-Study

I’ve talked about yoga a lot on this post. Two years ago, I told you all how it changed my life. I’ve talked about how it rewires the brain, soothing mood swings and brain fog. It helps soothe the side effects of cancer, and restores flexibility and movement after surgery. If you haven’t tried yoga

Breast Cancer

Alcohol and Breast Cancer-Are You At Risk?

Just how much does alcohol affect your risk for breast cancer? There have been a number of conflicting studies over the last decade or so, leaving many women confused. Is the occasional drink okay? How much is too much? Studies Show a Link Though research shows that moderate drinking can lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Breast Cancer + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Are Breast Tattoos Safe?

“Nipple Tattoos Help Breast Cancer Survivors Feel Like Women Again.” This was the headline of a July 2011 news article featuring The Beau Institute, which offers free nipple tattooing for breast cancer survivors. Is this a good idea? Is it safe? In May 2010, I published a post on the dangers of lead-based inks in

Breast Cancer + CV Skinlabs Recommendations

Thinking Back on My Cancer Journey–Sharing with Others is the Greatest Benefit

At the beginning of my book, When Cancer Hits, I talk about how I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease when I was sixteen years old. I had no idea at the time what a huge impact it would have on my life. I was young, strong, and carefree. I would fix the cancer and move