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Your brain after chemo

Dan Silverman

Your brain after chemo

a practical guide to lifting the fog and getting back your focus

by Dan Silverman

  • 220 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Lifelong in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Complications,
  • Cognitive disorders,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Rehabilitation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDan Silverman and Idelle Davidson.
    ContributionsDavidson, Idelle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.C5 S533 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23207556M
    ISBN 109780738212593
    LC Control Number2009014030
    OCLC/WorldCa191926258

      However, one of the most recent studies on the subject, according to Ellen Clegg, Boston-based author of a new and controversial book, Chemobrain: How Cancer Therapies Can Affect Your Mind Author: Lucy Atkins. like to see or books you’d like to read. • Exercise your brain. Take a class, do word puzzles, or learn to do something new. • Get enough rest and sleep. • Exercise your body. Regular physical activity is good You’refor your body; it improves your mood, makes you .

      Silverman and Idelle Davidson combine cutting-edge science and true stories to demonstrate that chemo brain" is not a figment of your imagination. With its invaluable strategies and straightforward nine-step program specifically tailored to re-energizing the brain, Your Brain After Chemo gives patients the coping skills to move on with their lives/5(39). Causes. Side effects of cancer treatment, as well as the cancer itself, can contribute to many of the symptoms we describe as chemobrain. Anemia, sleep changes, depression, fatigue, and anxiety over a diagnosis of cancer can all affect your chemotherapy may also play a direct role in these symptoms.

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"Your Brain After Chemo validates the concerns of cancer patients everywhere who have experienced memory and other cognitive effects following chemotherapy You'll find support, answers, and strategies to help you move through and out of the fog."/5(66).

Your Brain Your brain after chemo book Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus. Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies--including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman--reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function/5.

Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies-including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman-reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment, patients report problems with memory, concentration, multitasking, and word : Hachette Books.

Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studiesincluding research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silvermanreveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment people have reported problems with memory, concentration, multitasking, and word retrieval/5.

Now there's enough literature, even if it's controversial, that not mentioning it as a possibility is either a reflection of ignorance of that literature or an evasion of professional duty. "Your Brain After Chemo" breaks new ground as the first book to assure those sufferers that mental fogginess is not all in their heads.

This book validates what cancer patients and survivors have been telling doctors for a long time and that is, chemotherapy can cause significant cognitive dysfunction – even years after treatment.

Until recently, oncologists often discounted or trivialized “chemo brain.” The authors gave 2 clear examples. Your Brain After Chemo: A blog on the cognitive effects of cancer treatment: problems with memory, concentration, word retrieval + multitasking Your Brain After Chemo: A Book for Young Adults With Cancer.

Really enjoyed reading the book. 'Your brain after chemo' is comprehensive and easy to read. I like the gentle, smooth way the authors present the hard facts and useful strategies. Having had two full doses of chemo in andI can attest that 'chemobrain' is a 'fact'.

The neuropsychologist who tested me in and listed my /5(63). The frequent use of chemotherapy to combat multiple cancers can produce severe cognitive dysfunction, often referred to as "chemo brain," which can persist and manifest in many ways long after the end of treatments in as many as 75 percent of survivors - a problem of particular concern with pediatric patients.

Buy Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus Reprint by Silverman, Dan, Davidson, Idelle (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(62). Read this book: Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting The Fog and Getting Back Your Focus by Dr.

Dan Silverman and Idelle Davidson. The best trick for cancer brain fog is to learn about it and become empowered. Your Brain After Chemo provides copious information on cancer brain fog. YOUR BRAIN AFTER CHEMO is the best information I've seen on the subject.

Idelle Davidson and Dr. Dan Silverman approach chemo brain with compassion, information as detailed as you want,and even humor. Most impressive and useful for me was the chapter "How to Reclaim Your Brain Chemistry"/5.

you go for chemotherapy, your doctor and nurse will watch for side effects and make any needed drug changes. Home Safety after Chemotherapy Treatments.

After receiving chemotherapy, you and your caregivers need to take special care to prevent contact with your body fluids.

These fluids include urine, stools, sweat, mucus, blood, vomit. There are now two new books on the subject: “Chemobrain” (Prometheus Books), by Ellen Clegg, an editor at The Boston Globe, and “Your Brain After Chemo” (Da Capo Press), by Dr. Daniel H. Your Brain After Chemo will capture readers’ attention from the first page to the last.

This well-written, easy-to-understand book will validate the concerns of current and former cancer patients. Silverman and Davidson champion their cause, which is near and dear to their hearts – to tell the truth about chemotherapy’s effects on the brain. Your brain, the most complex organ in your body, is not immune to the effects of chemotherapy.

Advertisement A study in the Journal of Biology identified acute and chronic effects of short-term chemotherapy on cognitive function that persist even after treatment has ended, with some patients never fully recovering from these effects. Exercise Your Brain.

Chemo Brain is not going to disappear overnight, but with a few brain hacks, your condition may improve. Neuroplasticity is the malleability of neural circuits, otherwise known as reorganizing of your brain.

By engaging the brain, introducing new stimuli, and keeping it alert, you can help to rebuild those connections once. Chemo brain can cause thinking and memory problems. Symptoms include trouble with: Concentrating and paying attention.

Remembering names, dates, and everyday things. Finding the right word or doing. Doctors and researchers may call chemo brain many things, such as cancer treatment-related cognitive impairment, cancer-related cognitive change, or post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment.

The word "cognitive" refers to the way your brain works to help you communicate, think, learn, solve problems, and remember. Your Brain After Chemo A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus by Dan Silverman, Idelle Davidson Published May.

Whether you have memory or concentration problems (sometimes described as a mental fog or chemo brain) depends on the type of treatment you receive, your age, and other health-related factors. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy may cause difficulty with thinking, concentrating, or remembering things.Your Brain After Chemo A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back your Focus (Book): Silverman, Dan: Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies--including research led by coauthor Dr.

Dan Silverman--reveal that the agents used to kill .Finally, after struggling with cognitive dysfunction for years we now have two books about Chemo Brain! The new medical term for Chemo Brain: “Cancer-therapy associated cognitive change” Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus (Hardcover).