The Problem with NOT Losing Your Hair When You Have Cancer

The Problem with NOT Losing Your Hair When You Have Cancer

Cancer, chemotherapy, hair loss.  Standard.  These three things appear to be inextricably linked which is strange because it's not actually true. There are hundreds of types of chemotherapy, all with different side-effects and hair loss is not always one of them.  Some chemotherapy's cause heat in the body, which causes the hair follicles to open [...]

Know Your Chemo from your Radio

One of my lovely readers emailed asking if I could explain the difference between chemo and radiotherapy.  So here we are… Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is traditionally given via intravenous drip administered in hospital but you can now get chemotherapy tablets that can be taken at home.  Once in your blood stream, chemo can be taken the [...]

The Stupid Things People Say When You Have Cancer!

When You Find Out You Have Cancer... I would prepare yourself for when people say (what I think) are very stupid things. The most common comment being “I knew someone who had cancer and died”, seriously, who are you helping when you say that? There is also my personal favourite, “just think positively and you’ll [...]

Easy Quick Healthy Tip 25

An Apple a Day... Easy Quick Healthy Tip 25 - Eat Apples One of lifes natural cleansers, apples help balance acidic body wastes and clean out your system, great when you are detoxing. Apples are also high in Flavonoids which can help prevent heart-disease and are high in anti-oxidents and we already know from older posts how [...]