Joint Pain Prevalent in Cancer Patients

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Why Do Cancer Patients Have Joint Pain? Unfortunately, joint pain is an all too common side effect of drugs frequently prescribed to breast cancer and ovarian cancer patients…(and even some prostate cancer patients.) Aromatase Inhibitors…

June is Cancer Survivors Month

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I don’t really like the word “survivor”…it sounds like the walking wounded. Some people like the word “thriver” instead of “survivor”. I prefer to talk about “living well beyond cancer”. Today in the US there are…

The Surprising #1 Solution for Fatigue

Fatigued? Get your energy back!






Energy depleted? This small change may make all the difference. Most of us struggle with feeling tired, fatigued, lethargic, in the gray zone, and just dull from time to time. I have been overextending myself…

Recipe: Spinach with Chickpeas & Golden Raisins

Spinach Fights Fatigue






Spinach fights fatigue! Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can incorporate into your diet, but if you’re feeling fatigued, it’s about to be a constant on your shopping list. Spinach is an excellent…

Can I take nutritional supplements during cancer treatment?






Some nutrients and supplements offer support and may even reduce some toxic effects, while others may interfere with your treatments. Knowledge and guidance are required. Of course you should fully inform and discuss with your doctor and have an expert in nutritional and herbal medicine who also understands drug-nutrient and drug-herb interactions, along with interactions with radiation therapy, hormonal therapies and surgeries on your team to educate you and your physician.






Free Exercise Program for Women with Cancer






Free Exercise Program for Women with Cancer Just a few blocks from my Integrative Cancer Care and Wellness Medicine clinic in Santa Monica, California, the local chapter of the YMCA hosts Encore: A Free Program for…

Cancer Related Fatigue May Be Relieved By Ganoderma Mushroom

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Cancer Related Fatigue is one of the primary complaints of and is a short term and long term side effect of cancer patients both during and after cancer treatment. In a recent study the spores of the widely used Chinese Medicinal Mushroom Ganoderma showed promise in alleviating fatigue in cancer survivors, particularly…






Six Steps to More Energy and Less Fatigue






If you are feeling fatigued due to cancer treatments or tired and wired due to stress here are the keys to nourishing sustained energy and vitality.  You can have more energy and less fatigue. Eat…