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Radiation-Induced Lumbosacral Plexopathy

Radiation-induced lumbosacral plexopathy can result when radiation, used in the treatment of various neoplasms, is directed toward management of abdominal and pelvic malignancies. I was diagnosed with

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HPV Vaccine Risks Vs. Rewards

The most comprehensive study on HPV vaccine side effects followed up on more than 2 million women and reported a statistically non-significant association between exposure to the vaccine and severe adverse

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Insomnia Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease-

The cumulative analysis for all the studies under a random-effects model showed that insomnia determined an increased risk (+45%) of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease Medical science sometimes

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Cardiac Rehab -A Fib, Stroke Risk – Omega 3

“These data support the hypothesis that consumption of fish several times per week reduces the risk of thrombotic stroke but does not increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke.” I have chronic

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Multiple Myeloma- Probiotic, Diet, Supplement, Pre-habilitation

Probiotics by their properties may help strengthen homeostasis and thus reduce side effects associated with cancer treatment (myeloma chemotherapy) Multiple myeloma (MM) is an incurable blood cancer with

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Melanoma Survivors Risk Secondary Cancers

Melanoma survivors have increased risk of developing several cancers; the most common cancers with elevated risks were breast, prostate, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma Identifying a problem is easy. Identifying

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Late Stage Side Effects- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia- Brain Damage

“However, many of these survivors develop long-term chronic health conditions, with a relatively common late effect being neurocognitive dysfunction…” Toxic chemotherapies cause so many

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Cachexia-“weight loss is still highly associated with mortality”

“cachexia is considered the immediate cause of death of a large proportion of cancer patients, ranging from 22% to 40% of the patients. Malnutrition ‘almost epidemic’ among patients with advanced

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Caregiving my Myeloma Survivor Dad w/ PTSD-

“Although PTSD is primarily known to develop in individuals following a traumatic event such as a serious accident or natural disaster, it can also occur in patients diagnosed with cancer.” My

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects- Secondary Cancers

“Secondary cancers now make up the sixth-most-common group of malignancies, in part because more (myeloma) survivors are living longer… “As many as 10% of cancer survivors are developing

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Melatonin – Anti-Aging – Age-Related Bone Loss

“These compelling results are the first evidence indicating that dietary melatonin (mel) supplementation is able to exert beneficial effects against age-related bone loss in old rats…” Melatonin

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Multiple Myeloma Radiation Side Effect

“Any tissue within the radiation field can experience (side effect) radiation fibrosis including nerves, muscles, blood vessels, bones, tendons, ligaments, heart or lungs.” Not every multiple

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