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Company is good

Having company for a treatment can relieve the hours and boredom going through chemotherapy infusions, long waits to see a doctor or waiting to receive radiation therapy. Offer to drive the patient to and from the appointment relieves the worry of transport. After treatment the patient may feel too drained to drive or travel on public transport so being chauffeured …

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Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

Hydralyte is the best thing to ensure that you replenish all of your electrolytes back into your body if you are dehydrated. You might not be drinking enough fluids during illness and things get off-balance.  Some of the signs of dehydration can be increased thirst, decreased urine output and feeling lethargic. To function correctly, your body needs …

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Hydrate for Chemo

On the days before chemotherapy treatment make sure you are well hydrated. You should have your water bottle with you at all times before, during and after chemo. Staying hydrated helps to flush chemo chemicals out of your kidneys – the organs that control your bodily waste. Drinking plenty of water will help your kidneys to …

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A treatment Buddy

If your family member or friend is going to chemotherapy treatments become a treatment ‘Buddy.” Having company for a treatment can relieve the hours and boredom going through chemotherapy infusions, long waits to see a doctor or waiting to receive radiation therapy. Offer to drive the patient to and from the appointment relieves the worry of transport. After treatment …

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