Posts Tagged ‘chemobrain’

Physical Exercise May Help With “Chemo Brain”

By Idelle Davidson – Physical exercise is hugely important to recover all those marbles we somehow lose during cancer treatment. Exercise increases blood flow (and oxygen) to the brain. In laboratory studies, animals that exercise regularly create new neurons in the hippocampus. That region of...
August 17th, 2010 | Editorial, News, Your Brain After Chemo | Read More

Lost Your Words? Call Them “Chemo Brain”

You know it’s just on the tip of your tongue. It’s a word that has a “ka” sound in the beginning and a “tah” sound somewhere at the end. And you can almost see it, but then darn, it’s gone. Perhaps later, when you’re rushing to slap dinner on the table,...
November 6th, 2009 | Blogs-contributors, Your Brain After Chemo | Read More

Your Brain After Chemo

It wasn’t until I joined a support group after completing chemotherapy for breast cancer that I realized there was something to this thing called “chemo brain.” I had certainly experienced it: my head filled with so much fog that on bad days I couldn’t remember my own phone number. But then...
October 3rd, 2009 | Your Brain After Chemo | Read More