Hair loss isn’t the only side effect of chemotherapy that women fear. Research has shown some cancer patients also suffer from “chemo-brain”, a change in cognitive functioning that can affect short-term memory, concentration and reasoning. However, experts agree that taking good care of yourself during chemotherapy can make all the difference in how your body responds to the medicine. Find out how to cope with the sudden changes that come with cancer treatment and treat your body well. Read “Cancer Wigs, Coping Tips, and Chemo-Brain: Bouncing Back After Chemotherapy”.
If you are losing your hair due to chemotherapy or soon will be, there are several measures to take to keep your hair for as long as you can. In order to mentally prepare yourself for your hair loss you could start by shopping for your cancer wig or getting your hair cut short. These tips and other sound advice from recovering cancer patients will help to make losing your hair a bit less traumatizing. To find out what the other steps are to ready yourself for losing your hair, read “Hair Loss from Cancer Treatment: What Can Be Done About It?”