When my youngest daughter was just 7 months old I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Advanced breast cancer.
We look at how using the Chillow cooling pillow can help prevent cancer-related hot flushes and night sweats
Steroids are substances that you make naturally in your body. They can be replicated in the lab to help treat certain side effects or symptoms, or to increase the effectiveness of certain chemotherapy drugs. Steroids play important roles in several different mechanisms throughout the body, including fight and flight (stress) and immune responses.
We’re always on the lookout for new, innovative, and most importantly helpful products to add to our growing catalogue. The newest addition to our site is the Evaux skincare range – developed especially for cancer patients.
When you’ve lost your hair due to chemotherapy or other cancer treatment, wigs can open up a whole new world of style, image and confidence for you.
One practical way of coping with hair loss is to wear a wig. There are many different styles and colours to choose from. They can be natural-looking and comfortable to wear.
From fitting and maintenance to styles and accessories, we’re looking at how to find the best wigs for cancer patients: Continue reading “Finding the best wigs for cancer patients”
How to take extra care of your skin during cancer treatment
Most people know about the hair loss associated with chemo, but as well as other side effects, treatment can also result in dull, greying skin that’s dry, sensitive, and irritated.
It can be hard to know what gift to give someone you love who is battling a difficult illness
With Mother’s Day just a week away, you may be racking your brain for sweet and thoughtful gift ideas. Flowers, a teddy bear and perhaps a box of chocolates are the usual gifts that come to mind for many, but if you have a mother or wife who’s undergoing cancer treatment, you may want to make her Mother’s Day extra special this year with a gift that shows your love and support during this tough time in her life.
Let’s add a little sunshine to all the mums, grandmothers, aunts and friends undergoing cancer treatment this Mother’s Day! Continue reading “Mother’s Day Gifts for Mums with Cancer”
As the saying goes, if you want something done right, do it yourself!
Well, that’s exactly what we’ve done here at Live Better With. Over the years, we’ve curated a great selection of hats, turbans and headscarves and we’re always on the lookout for new excellent headwear options.
We receive tonnes of feedback and suggestions from customers every day about styles they love, fabrics that feel best on sensitive skin and the most affordable prices. Taking that all into consideration, we’re excited to announce that we have designed and created our very own luxurious and feminine headwear range inspired entirely by our cancer community.
Finding help for cancer patients, their families, and their carers can be tricky. Luckily, there are lots available to assist you – all you have to do is start looking!
Finding Help When You Have Cancer
There are hundreds of organisations, groups, charities and businesses out there that can help you to live better with cancer!
But what if you’re not sure what’s out there? Or if you’re not sure where to even start?
We know that it can be difficult to find what you’re looking for at the best of times, especially if you’re feeling sick.
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with cancer, you’re probably wondering: is cancer contagious?