Chemo Therapy Has Different Reactions on the Body

I had to start chemo and I wasn’t sure what kind of effects it was going to have on my body. There are so many different types of chemo that it can be hard to talk to talk to another person about their experiences. No two people have thever same experience. Crystal X has been helpful to me and some others that have gone through the same experience but to say that it would help all others would not be true. I did not lose my hair in my treatment but a lot of my friends did lose their hair.

My chemotherapy came in the form of a pill while my friends had the traditional kind of chemotherapy that was infused through an IV. Continue reading Chemo Therapy Has Different Reactions on the Body

Is Binge-Watching Hazardous to Your Health?

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A lung blood clot (pulmonary embolism) typically begins as a clot in the leg or pelvis…
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Fear of the…
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Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts

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“The habits and the choices we make in the first half of our life determine our well-being and…
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Bipolar Diagnosis May Take Up to 6 Years

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In fact, a new study reports the average delay is six years.
That lost time can result in greater…
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Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs

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In 2014, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to legalize…
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