7 Natural Remedies to Combat the Side Effects of Chemo
Chemotherapy can kill cancer, but it can also bring in a slew of side effects including nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, digestive problems and more. Try these tips to help - no prescription required
Chemotherapy may cause diarrhea, so stocking up on high-fiber, stool-bulking foods before your first treatment can help, says Fleishman.
How-to: Fleishman recommends the BRAT diet: Bread (or bananas), Rice, Apples and Tea, which can also help with dehydration, another chemo side effect. Opt for green tea, which is rich in cancer-fighting antioxidants. If you’re constipated, try an over-the-counter stool softener found at any drug store.