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Tips for Physical Side Effects from Cancer or Chemotherapy

Tips for cancer survivors on how to deal with the physical side effects of chemotherapy/cancer.
Lots of guiltless rest, healthy food and more sleep. A minimum of smells that are anything other than just clean. Take your own pillow to the chemo suite, no matter what the nurses say.
Drink at least 12 glasses of water a day, to ensure inner hydration and release toxins.
diet, supplements, acupuncture
Eat healthy foods, don't feel sorry for yourself and eat sugar or processed meals, it'll only make you feel worse. Drink tons of water, clear those toxins! Rest.
Acupunture
Hydrate during chemo, with water and Gatorade.
Exercise.
anti-nausea meds are a must, lots of sleep and liquids
get a support group or talk to someone who has been through it
Pink Pockets - patient drain pockets for drains after surgery
One day at a time - meditate and stay focused
canker cover for mouth sours
Always have plastic bags with you!!! Nausea is awful
Breathe
Get the feeding tube early. You will not be eating after a few weeks of radiation.
take your mind off them
Rest....eat chicken noodle soup...read...watch funny movies!
listen to your physicians and nurses and do exactly what they say
Lemon drops and dried ginger help with the nausea. Rest, sleep, and rest.
Everyone told me to stay in bed...I'm not the type to sit on my butt all day, so I walked more than I layed.
prilosec was my best friend
The treatment will end and it does get better.
the Chemo cause chest pain, bloating, did not seem to ever drain from the body.
Don't try to rush anything in recovery .. One day at a time..
Let your friends know you need them; accept all help
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