Post Archives tagged ‘chemobrain’



Go With the Flow

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by
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Layout 1 Many people whose lives are affected by cancer or any other serious illness -- whether former/current patient or caregiver -- often experience depression and anxiety. Psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, EMDR, and guided imagery are just some tools that can be effective at combatting intense emotional stress. These and more options can be discussed with medical Continue reading the story "Go With the Flow"

10 Things I’m Grateful For

Posted on: September 11th, 2015 by
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It feels like it happened yesterday, but today is the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on American soil. That day, people went to work and got on planes, unaware this day would be their last one. Like many, I use this day to reflect about the event -- and this gives me pause to think about what I’m grateful for. So without further ado, Continue reading the story "10 Things I’m Grateful For"

Chemobrain: War, Then Peace

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 by
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Chemobrain is real. Ask any patient receiving or who has received chemotherapy. Some of us recover fully from the cognitive dysfunction resulting from toxic chemicals dripped into our bodies. Others do not. And some, like me, recover a bit after treatment but never seem to quite regain their mental sharpness and stamina and focus. For me, chemobrain has been a sad, frustrating reminder of cancer. Continue reading the story "Chemobrain: War, Then Peace"

Book Review: Your Brain After Chemo

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by
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Your Brain After Chemo Validation This is what many cancer patients and survivors will feel while reading the excellent book Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus. Written by Dan Silverman, MD, PhD, and award-winning journalist and breast cancer survivor Idelle Davidson, this book validates what cancer patients and survivors have Continue reading the story "Book Review: Your Brain After Chemo"