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Long-Term Myeloma Survivor Desperate for Cardio-Oncology

Cardio-oncology is a multidisciplinary specialty aimed at managing and preventing cardiovascular disease in cancer patients and survivors. With the changing landscape of cancer therapeutics, patients are

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Slow Cognitive Decline w/ B complex + Omega 3-

“A randomized trial (VITACOG) in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) found that B vitamin treatment to lower homocysteine slowed the rate of cognitive and clinical decline.” I am a

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RILP Minimized by Roam’s Elevate Exoskeleton?

So far most exoskeletons have conjured images of Iron Man, super soldiers or epic robot battles, but Elevate is for skiers that want a little extra boost or support while carving lines this season. I

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Taurine for Chemo-Induced Congestive Health Failure (CHF)

“In the taurine-treated group significant treatment effect was observed on systolic left ventricular function after 6 weeks. “ I was diagnosed with an incurable cancer called multiple myeloma

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Collagen-Skin, Muscle, Joint, Brain and Heart Health

“In 2018, thanks in part to a small but growing body of evidence suggesting it (collagen) can improve skin, ease arthritis symptoms, promote wound healing, and fend off muscle wasting,” Nutritional

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Alzheimer’s, Cognitive Function, Mind-Body Therapy

“These changes also linked directly to improvements in subjective assessments of cognitive function, mood, sleep, and quality of life.” Though Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type

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Brain Games Heal Memory, Chemo brain

There was significant improvement in immediate and delayed memory in the memory training group at the 2-month follow-up… Chemo brain is real. I know because I am a long-term survivor of an incurable

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Multiple Myeloma w/ Radiation Therapy

“The ability of Resveritrol (RSV) to modify the effect of radiation exposure in normal and cancer cells has indeed been shown quite convincingly…” Multiple myeloma (MM) patients can undergo

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Hemorrhagic Cystitis aka Irritable, Urgent, Frequent, Painful Bladder-

 “Grade I Hemorrhagic Cystitis can cause disabling symptoms, e.g. frequency, urgency and pelvic pain, often localised to the bladder or urethra…” Side effects come with toxic chemotherapy.

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Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Ages Multiple Myeloma

What does “the finding that stem cell transplant accelerates aspects of aging” mean for the long-term Multiple Myeloma Survivor? According to the article linked and excertped below, during

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