How California Home Care Services Are Helping Those with Cancer Improve Nutrition

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A healthy diet is important for everyone, but doubly so following a cancer diagnosis. Proper nutrition can help those with cancer gain the strength they need for chemotherapy treatments, protect against infections, prevent body tissue from breaking down, and help rebuild tissue. Good nutrition also helps patients cope with any cancer treatment side effects and may even be able to … Read More

How to Help a Loved One Manage the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

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If your loved one is going through chemotherapy, he or she may be experiencing several troubling side effects, and you probably want nothing more than to relieve these symptoms and help your loved one recover. Although simply being there for your loved one is strong medicine in itself, there are other ways to help. Here are some common side effects … Read More

Cancer Care at Home: Eating Right and Staying Healthy

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After a cancer diagnosis, it is extremely important to focus on eating right during and after treatment. Nutrition is especially important because cancer and the treatments for it can affect your appetite and your body’s ability to tolerate certain foods and absorb nutrients. At Visiting Angels of Fremont and Sunnyvale, we know how important it is to eat right and … Read More

Chemo 101: Understanding Chemotherapy

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If you or a loved one is battling cancer, then chemotherapy may be the suggested treatment by doctors. You and your loved one will most likely have a lot of questions and concerns. Following is some basic information on chemotherapy to assist with your cancer treatment questions. Chemotherapy is a common treatment used to fight cancer. It is often used … Read More

Tips on Supporting a Loved One with Cancer

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Are you supporting a loved one at home who is battling or recovering from cancer? Treatment for cancer can be extremely difficult physically and mentally. Visiting Angels of Fremont and Sunnyvale has a few tips for caregivers on how to support your loved one during this difficult time. Avoid the “everything will be all right” attitude but be sure to … Read More