If you have a health plan through a job, you can use a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to pay for copayments, deductibles, some drugs, and any other health care costs. Using an FSA can reduce your taxes.Read More
When battling cancer, it’s absolutely amazing what a swipe of bold red lipstick or a mere sheet mask can do for your physical and mental wellbeing. Hope & Beauty products are designed to minimize the side effects and skin sensitivities often caused by environmental factors such as stress, cancer therapy treatments or a less than perfect lifestyle.
Radiation therapy plays an important role in treating cancer. Like medications, radiation therapy can also cause possible side effects. Some of these side effects happen on the skin. Moisturizing is very important. Dr. Shyamali Singhal recommends hydrating products.
Postponed aging is now a reality. There has been new progress in science and research. Recent research has shown that there is a vast difference between chronological age, how old you are in calendar years, and biological age, how old your body appears to be at the cellular level.
October is marked to be the breast awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.Read More
Some cancer treatments, like chemotherapy or radiation, can cause skin problems as a side-effect. Symptoms include itchiness, dry skin, rashes, and generally irritated skin. There are a number of ways to remedy these issues, and sooth the skin. Here are some skin-care products to help cancer patients tackle these cancer therapy side-effects.Read More
Nature is a universally free source of very compelling gifts for human beings. Cancer patients can benefit from the healing power of mindful reconciling with the nature surrounding us.
Trying to save money or simply too busy to make an extra stop at the salon? At-home manicure might be a solution for a cancer patient, who is in need of a good nail-job but is also struggling to keep up with the schedule of cancer treatments and chemotherapy. Dr, Singhal brings advice on the topic.Read More
Everybody needs a vacation from time to time. Cancer patients are no exception to this. How we feel reflects on our body, health, and overall sense of wellbeing. Here we recommend some of the best places to kick back and relax.Read More
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is in full-swing, and there is a lot to talk about. Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common type of cancer affecting men in the United States and there are more than 2 million survivors of prostate cancer across the country.Read More
Buying cosmetic products for cancer patients, especially those that are undergoing some sort of cancer treatment, whether it’s chemotherapy or targeted cancer therapy, requires certain knowledge. Cancer patients tend to be more sensitive, so Dr. Shyamali Singhal advises applying special care when selecting self-care products.
Properly dealing with the stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment is an essential part of the recovery process. Find out how to develop the knowledge and tools to overcome stress as a cancer patient.Read More
Cancer patients have sensitive skin, whether they are receiving some sort of therapy or not. Quality skincare has to be maintained throughout the year. Keeping the skin hydrated during winter, and preventing breakouts and minimize sun damage during summer months are a priority.
Cancer patients benefit greatly from the support of people who can help them navigate the changes and difficulties associated with cancer treatment. Learn how to be a valuable friend to someone with cancer here.Read More
Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer treatment. Modest exercise is proven to fight fatigue and improve quality of life during and after cancer treatment. Here’s how to get started.
Meditation has an undeserved funny reputation when it comes to aiding cancer patients' recovery. Mindful meditation can help cancer patients endure at times stressful cancer therapy and improve their overall health.
Cancer is the ultimate wake-up call. Not only that the patient's body is sick, but their spirit as well. Dr. Shyamali Singhal knows that a diagnosis of cancer is devastating, but it can also be an enormous opportunity to achieve true healing.
Trauma that involved physical injuries or disease, can affect the way cancer patients interact with people around them. To overcome this, it is crucial for cancer patients to have a support system to help them through these hard times in their lives.Read More