Helpful tips, I can use.
Originally posted on understandcancerin60minutes:
I recently ran across this helpful article in Chemotherapy Advisor, and want to share it with you.
Background: Many people going through cancer treatment notice changes in their memory and thinking abilities. Coping with symptoms of chemobrain involves finding ways to help you remember things better, and doing activities that keep your memory sharp.
Here are some tips for combating chemobrain:
- Make lists. Carry a pad with you and write down the things you need to do. For example, keep lists of things to buy, errands to run, phone calls to return, and even the times you need to take your medicines. Cross items off as you finish them.
- Use a portable planner or personal organizer. These can help you stay on top of day-to-day tasks and keep track of appointments and special days like birthdays and anniversaries. Paper and electronic versions are available.
- Get a wall calendar. For…
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