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How to Prepare for Chemo Sessions
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How to Prepare for Chemo Sessions

Chemotherapy has proven to be an effective treatment strategy for many cancer patients. Then, why is it that so many cancer patients dread the procedure? For that…. you need to understand how chemotherapy works. In general, chemo drugs are designed to attack or inhibit fast-dividing cells in the body. Since cancer-causing cells divide and multiply…

The Ultimate 2023 Gift Guide for a Friend with Cancer
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The Ultimate 2023 Gift Guide for a Friend with Cancer

When a person we care about is diagnosed with cancer, it’s normal to want to help but feel unsure how to help. The patient themselves may feel embarrassed or unable to tell friends and family members what they need or want. Choosing gifts for cancer patients can become complicated and confusing for most of us….

Everything You Need to Know About Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil
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Everything You Need to Know About Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil

This is a post all about coconut oil pulling that covers what it is, the health benefits, and how to do it. Because I worry about taking too many drugs for various ailments I’m very interested in alternative health.  Long term effects of many medicines are unknown.  That is why I’d rather find home remedies…

Benefits Of Lemon Water – Why I Drink Warm Lemon Water Every Morning
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Benefits Of Lemon Water – Why I Drink Warm Lemon Water Every Morning

Why I Drink Warm Lemon Water Every Morning and the Benefits of Water with Lemon I have read many articles about the benefits of drinking warm lemon water.   Here are some of the common ideas about the benefits of lemon water.  Then, I’ll tell you why I drink warm lemon water every morning and…

What Are The Latest Stomach Cancer Treatments?
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What Are The Latest Stomach Cancer Treatments?

Cancer is a devastating disease. But, don’t lose hope. Many new treatments available can make cancer treatment more successful. There are many different types of stomach cancer, and each requires a unique treatment plan. The goal of treatment is to cure cancer as quickly as possible while minimizing the risk of death.  In this article,…

Skinny Shaming: Skinny Girls Have a Hard Time Too
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Skinny Shaming: Skinny Girls Have a Hard Time Too

When most people think of body image and self-confidence issues, they tend to picture an overweight woman looking at herself in the mirror. But, people of all sizes can experience body image shaming. Skinny girls have a hard time too.  Shaming related to body size or shape can affect people of both genders, all ages, and…

7 Ways CBD Creams Can Help Improve Your Health
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7 Ways CBD Creams Can Help Improve Your Health

This is a health and wellness post by Alexandra.  Do you ever wonder why CBD products are gaining momentum in the healthcare, skincare, and beauty industries? Cannabidiol, or simply CBD, is one of the several substances present in cannabis plants and Hemp plants. While the Cannabis and hemp plant extracts have a psychoactive and intoxicating…

How to Get Social Security Disability Benefits for Breast Cancer
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How to Get Social Security Disability Benefits for Breast Cancer

As a young breast cancer patient, I found that I could not do many of the things I had done before cancer.  At the age of 31, the chemotherapy treatments and bilateral mastectomy created a major challenge. With bills piling up and not working, I hoped to apply for social security benefits.  I was not…

Post Operative Mastectomy Shirts – More Options for Breast Cancer Survivors
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Post Operative Mastectomy Shirts – More Options for Breast Cancer Survivors

Now, there is better post-mastectomy recovery clothing, breast cancer clothing, and mastectomy supplies to help with recovery after mastectomy and surgery from breast cancer. Mastectomy recovery shirts like HealinComfort hold drainage tubes to help breast cancer patients with recovery after surgery. Post Mastectomy Clothing Recovery Shirts to Wear After Breast Cancer Surgery Nine years ago…

Advances in Cancer Technology and How to Support a Cancer Patient
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Advances in Cancer Technology and How to Support a Cancer Patient

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Texas Oncology about the advancements in cancer care and how to support someone with cancer. Two of my paternal aunts had breast cancer years ago. One of my aunts had cancer in the 1970s and the other in the 1980s. At that time, my family knew nothing about the BRCA…