A Blog For Those Affected By Environmental And Invisible Illnesses Written By Fellow Survivors
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in cancer
Coping With Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coping with cancer is hard enough on its own, but now you also have a global pandemic to think about. Your disease puts you into a high-risk group, so you need to take special care of your health during this time. If you need some help with dealing with COVID-19 and cancer, here are a few things you can try practicing every day: Focus on things you can control The situation in the world can truly make you feel helpless which will drain your energy and occupy your mind. However, you can’t control the epidemic, so try not to focus on it too much. Instead, pay attention to things you can change by following a healthy daily routine. For instance, make a schedule for your day: start why getting up and eating a nutritious breakfast, then you can work out, call your friends and settle with a good show to...Continue reading
Running and Cancer Prevention: Is There a Connection?
When someone mentions cancer you have to admit that you instantly feel some sort of discomfort. This is because most of us have had some experience with cancer at some point of our lives – you have either experienced any sort of cancer yourself both minor or major, or you have lost someone dear because of it. There are also people who are constantly afraid of cancer because of the reasons mentioned above and they are constantly looking for ways to prevent cancer. According to a recent research heart diseases are the number one cause of death in the U.S. and guess who holds the second place? Cancer. There are over a hundred different types of cancers and all these types have something in common - certain cells in the body begin to divide constantly and abnormally and invade the nearby tissues and organs. This is why we as adults...
Tagged in: cancer Connection prevent Prevention RunningContinue reading
Why Paying for Cancer Treatment is as Painful as the Treatment Itself
Cancer strikes to anyone regardless of the age, popularity, religion, ethnicity, and culture, lifestyle, or financial situation. It’s an illness that doesn’t discriminate. Even the wealthiest ones like Steve Jobs wasn’t spared from this sickness. It only shows that cancer doesn’t care if you’re a rich or poor. And this is the odd part, what’s more than being broke and then gets diagnosed with this disease. Yes, there are health insurances available but this may not be enough to pay for your treatment. Moreover, since health insurances are usually provided at work, you may not be in the position to take long absences from work to focus on fighting your disease. Your money may not be sufficient to try hospitals who specializes in cancer treatments especially on what stricken you. Even with an insurance, it's not 100% guaranteed that it won’t drain your bank account. A cancer diagnosis carries with...
Tagged in: cancer health issues Healthcare home health care mental healthContinue reading
Allergies have a silver lining - cancer prevention!
For those of us who suffer from the irritating and uncomfortable symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, blocked noses, and coughing there may not seem like there could ever be a brightside to the affliction but researchers say there might well be - and it's a biggie - a reduced risk of cancer. So before you swallow another antihistamine pill or continue to use your natural allergy remedies you might want to read on..... Researchers from Cornell University in the US looked at 646 studies on allergies and cancers published in medical journals over the past 50 years; ending up with the most comprehensive database yet available on allergies and cancer. Professor of neurobiology and behaviour Paul Sherman and his team found that the number of studies concluding that allergies reduced the risk of cancer were double the number suggesting an increased risk. The types of cancer...Continue reading