Health and Wellness

  1. 8 Ways to Care for Your Scalp During Chemo

    8 Ways to Care for Your Scalp During Chemo

    We all know about hair care, but scalp care during chemo can be tricky. Learn our top tips to keep your scalp comfortable and healthy during and after treatments.

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  2. Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2019

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2019
    Scientists are closing the gap in the fight against breast cancer. Discover the top 5 breast cancer breakthroughs of 2019 and what they mean for the future.
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  3. What Vitamin Deficiency Causes Hair Loss: 4 Vitamins Linked to Hair Loss

    What Vitamin Deficiency Causes Hair Loss: 4 Vitamins Linked to Hair Loss
    Hair loss can be a common effect of vitamin deficiencies. Dive into 4 common vitamin deficiencies, the reason behind them, and possible treatment options!
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  4. 4 Ways to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment

    4 Ways to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment
    Your world can feel uncontrollable when you add a cancer diagnosis into the mix. Read our top 4 tips to manage stress during cancer treatment.
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  5. 11 Reasons Why You Should Exercise During Chemo

    11 Reasons Why You Should Exercise During Chemo
    Research has shown that exercise during chemo is safe, healthy, and can even alleviate certain side effects of chemotherapy. Learn all the benefits of exercise during chemo, discover the right exercise for you, and learn helpful tips here.
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  6. How to Lose Weight After Chemo

    How to Lose Weight After Chemo
    Many people gain weight as a side effect of chemo, cancer treatments, and medications. Learn more about the reasons for weight gain during chemo, and get our top 4 tips for losing weight after chemo.
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  7. Cancer and a Plant Based Diet

    Cancer and a Plant Based Diet
    According to many experts, a plant based diet is the ideal diet to prevent and fight against cancer. What exactly is a plant based diet? How can it help you? Learn more here!
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  8. How to Make Your Hair Grow Faster

    How to Make Your Hair Grow Faster
    Looking for long, luscious locks? Learn our top tips to make your hair grow faster and healthier so you can achieve the perfect mane.
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  9. 10 Foods to Eat and 10 Foods to Avoid During Chemo

    10 Foods to Eat and 10 Foods to Avoid During Chemo
    Figuring out what to eat during chemo can be challenge. Learn the best foods to eat, and 10 foods to avoid during chemo treatments.
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  10. The Truth About Vitamins for Hair Loss & Hair Growth

    The Truth About Vitamins for Hair Loss & Hair Growth
    Hair loss and hair growth supplements have become a social media trend, but do they really work? Which vitamins are good for hair loss? Find out the truth, good and bad, about how vitamins can affect hair loss.
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  11. Can I Drink Alcohol During Chemo Treatment?

    Can I Drink Alcohol During Chemo Treatment?
    Especially during the holiday season, you might be wondering if its okay to have a little "Christmas cheer" during chemo. Find out everything you need to know about the safety of drinking alcohol during chemotherapy treatment. Plus, see three delicious non-alcoholic drink recipes that are perfect for the holidays!
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  12. Essential Oils for Breast Cancer

    Essential Oils for Breast Cancer
    Discover the multiple benefits of essential oils, including what it can do as a complementary treatment for breast cancer.
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  13. Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017
      Discover hope with our our top five breakthroughs in new breast cancer treatments or developments in potential markers and causes for 2017. Read them here.
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  14. Essential Oils for Cancer: What You Need to Know

    Essential Oils for Cancer: What You Need to Know
    Can essential oils help cure cancer? Discover the facts about aromatherapy and chemotherapy.
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  15. Turmeric and Breast Cancer

    Turmeric and Breast Cancer
    Several animal studies suggest turmeric has therapeutic properties for different types of cancer including breast, colon, stomach, prostate, and lung. However, many experts suggest that turmeric does not live up to its medicinal hype. 
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  16. 3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer

    3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer
    Looking for alternative cancer treatments? Read Headcovers take on cannabis oil & how it can help fight breast cancer. Learn more online today!
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  17. 10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

    Undergoing Chemo Treatments?

    Avoid These 10 Toxic Household Products

    Oncologists often cannot explain why one person develops cancer and another does not, but research has shown certain chemicals and other substances are risk factors for cancer and other diseases. In healthy humans, the body is proficient at cleansing and detoxifying by eliminating accumulated waste products. When the body is unable to eliminate toxins fast enough to combat exposure to toxic waste, cells can begin to malfunction and grow out of control. Chemotherapy treatments can cause the body to become overloaded with toxins, causing fatigue, bloating, suppressed immunity,

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  18. 10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery

    10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery
    Multiple research studies have investigated the connection between lifestyle issues and cancer, analyzing diet, exercise, support, and stress management. While no evidence-based proof exists yet, many experts believe healthier living and holistic approaches have the potential to improve general health, energy levels, and overall well-being in cancer patients.
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  19. 3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods

    3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods
    Certain foods have vital nutrients that keep us going strong -- some super foods have even been shown to fight or help prevent cancer. Here are 3 of our favorite cancer-fighting super foods with quick, easy recipes that will keep you wanting more.
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  20. Preventive Mastectomies: Pros & Cons

    Preventive Mastectomies: Pros & Cons
    Learn about the pros and cons of preventive mastectomy (prophylactic mastectomy), a procedure designed to prevent the development of breast cancer in women.
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  21. What is Chemo Brain?

    What is Chemo Brain?
    Studies show that the majority of cancer patients will experience some form of chemo brain during the course of treatment. Learn what chemo brain is, tips for managing and coping and post treatment strategies.
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  22. Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Patients

    Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Patients
    Receiving a cancer diagnosis can come with an overwhelming amount of emotions and psychological stressors. Practicing techniques to help relax both your mind and body can help you cope with the emotional and physical stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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  23. Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments

    Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments
    Cancer treatments can often have an effect on your sleep cycle. Some patients find that taking certain drugs, side effects of medications, and the overall stress of having cancer can contribute to restlessness. Read more for tips on getting a good night's sleep during cancer or chemo treatments.
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  24. Tips for Managing Stress During Cancer Treatments

    Tips for Managing Stress During Cancer Treatments
    A diagnosis of cancer is a life-changing event that commonly evokes feelings of shock, fear, anger, sadness, loneliness, and stress. Every person has slightly different coping mechanisms for dealing with the roller coaster of emotions. This article explores healthy strategies that other cancer patients have found for managing their stress levels during treatments.
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  25. Clinical Trials - What You Need to Know

    Clinical Trials - What You Need to Know
    Clinical trials are organized research programs designed to study and test the safety and effectiveness of a new therapy. They allow innovative treatments to be developed, such as new cancer drugs. They offer hope to patients who may have tried standard therapies that did not produce adequate results. If you have tried other treatments that have failed to achieve a positive outcome, you might want to consider enrolling in a clinical trial.
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  26. Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients

    Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients
    One of the common side effects of cancer treatment is a change in your eating habits and nutritional needs. Although it is important for people with cancer to maintain a healthy body weight and eat nutritious foods, the side effects of surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy may cause nausea, mouth sores, and taste changes. These issues can compromise your normal appetite and diet, however, nutritional experts offer suggestions that can greatly help.  
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  27. 10 Tips for Getting Through Chemotherapy

    10 Tips for Getting Through Chemotherapy
    Chemotherapy plays a critical role in the battle against cancer. Stay strong through the journey with Headcovers' 10 tips for getting through chemo.
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  28. 15 Ways to Help Someone with Cancer

    15 Ways to Help Someone with Cancer
    When a friend or loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it is often hard to know where to start when it comes to supporting them. Although everyone asks, “What can I do to help?” they may not know exactly how to answer. Cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can often take a lot out of a person. Offering to do something simple that your friend or loved one would otherwise do themselves can be a huge help.  Here are 15 ideas:
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  29. Why Are My Eyelashes Falling Out?

    Why Are My Eyelashes Falling Out?
    There are many different reasons for fragile eyelash hairs to thin, break or fall out. Some of these causes are unavoidable, however there are several things that you can do to help ease the frustration of losing your eyelashes.
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