Why does chemo cause constipation? (plus tips for managing it)

When you’re having chemotherapy treatment, you may find that you have difficulty emptying your bowels. Chemo can cause trouble with bowel movements, or constipation, for a number of reasons. However, there are things you can do to help relieve the symptoms.

In this post we take a look at why chemo can leave you with constipation, and what steps you can take to make things more comfortable. Continue reading “Why does chemo cause constipation? (plus tips for managing it)”

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Why does cancer give you a bad taste in your mouth? (Plus tips for dealing with taste changes)

If you’re having treatment for cancer, it’s very common to experience a bad taste in your mouth. In this post we look at why cancer treatment causes changes to your sense of taste, together with some tips for helping to deal with the changes. Continue reading “Why does cancer give you a bad taste in your mouth? (Plus tips for dealing with taste changes)”

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