Chemo brain

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jaybee
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Postby jaybee » Fri May 29, 2009 10:15 pm

Hi Raul, chemo brain can be the pits and seems to debilitate you in doing the most simplest of tasks. There are times when you just sit and stare at the job at hand and go completely blank knowing full well that you have done it a thousand of times.

It can be very frustrating at times and unfortunately not many tips can resolve the sod of a thing, my only advice to your friend is to be patient as annoying as that can be too. Time will improve this horrid thing but in the mean time too avoid to much annoyance get her to walk away from it in the endeavour that memory will prevail if not ask someone for assistance.

Chemo brain does get better and the beauty of it is that you can blame lots of things on it :pmsl: when you dont even have it. Best of luck
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Postby Janine » Thu May 28, 2009 12:56 pm

Hi Raul, nice to hear from you.

So sorry, this is not a very busy area of the forum at the moment :biggrin:

However, there are lots of posts in other areas about chemo side effects and chemo brain, that I'm sure would be helpful for your friend. Just do a search in Primary or General.

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Chemo brain

Postby totocol » Sun May 17, 2009 11:44 am

Hello everyone,

My friend was diagnosed about a year ago. She has recently been feeling the effects of "chemo brain". I was wondering if you had any tips on anything that has worked for you or your loved ones to combat it?.

Thanks in advance for any info.


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