Month: May 2020

What is the alternative to chemo therapy?

TLDR: Chemotherapy is a very abrasive and tiring treatment option for cancer which is why many people choose alternative options. There are plenty of clinically proven alternatives to chemotherapy including immunotherapy and targeted medicines just to name a few. Choosing the right chemotherapy alternative will depend on the specific type of cancer you have. The diagnosis of cancer is not easy for anyone to handle, and often, dealing with the treatment can be even more tiresome than the disease...

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What foods are good for cancer patients?

TLDR: Cancer impacts the body on several different levels and in various areas. One of those areas is diet, the type of foods you eat after being diagnosed with cancer will have a significant impact on how well you’re able to manage and deal with the symptoms. There are a lot of natural foods available that you can eat to help your body recover from cancer treatment. Some of those foods include peas, tomatoes, oats, pasta, pears, mangoes, and more. You can eat these foods before cancer treatment...

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What do cancer cells feed on?

TLDR: Cancer cells like our healthy cells need a source of food to multiply and grow. Compounds such as sugar and glucose have long been known to accelerate the growth of cancer cell production in the body. However, it’s important to remember that our healthy cells also need these substances to grow, so you shouldn’t eliminate them from your body. Instead, focus on balancing your diet so that you can maintain a steady balance of all the essential proteins you need. By switching to...

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What is the best exercise for cancer patients?

TLDR: exercise has been proven to assist in maximizing the effectiveness of anti-cancer treatments and medications. If you’re someone battling chemotherapy or any other ailment brought on by the disease, there are several different exercises you can use to strengthen your body. Aerobics, strength training, and moderate intensity workouts are jut a few of the options you can use to make fighting cancer easier. Cancer is a terrible disease that affects multiple areas of the body if not caught and...

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Chemotherapy Side Effects

TLDR: Chemotherapy comes with many side effects that may effect your everyday life. It’s important to take extra good care of yourself during this time to reduce the side effects and improve your ability to recover quickly. Cancer is a disease that causes abnormalities to form in the cells of the body. There are several different types of cancers out there all of which impact the body in different ways. Cancer is known to have a high fatality rate associated with it even though there are plenty...

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Cancer Treatment Side Effects

TLDR: Cancer treatment side effects that can have a negative impact on your life during your treatments can include hair loss, fever, depression, seizures, anxiety, weakness, fatigue, infections, blood clots, constipation and shortness of breath. Working closely with your health care providers and taking extra good care of yourself through rest, healthy eating, exercise and steering clear of sick friends and family can help you manage the side effects. Dealing with cancer is something that no...

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