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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

MS, DC, CTN

Chemo Brain Info

Chemo Brain Info

Sad Teenage Girl

Changes in memory, attention, concentration, and abilities to perform various mental tasks after receiving chemotherapy treatments for cancer.

Symptoms:

  • Forgetting important things like dates, names, place, or appointments
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty concentrating, focusing or paying attention
  • Trouble finding the right word for common objects
  • Fatigue
  • Short attention span
  • Mental fogginess or disorientation
  • Difficulties with judgment or reasoning
  • Impaired math & organizational skills
  • Problems performing multiple tasks
  • Behavioral and emotional changes, such as irrational behavior, mood swings, inappropriate anger or crying

Risk Factors:

  • Potency of chemo or radiation
  • Whole brain radiation therapy
  • Certain types of cancer (particularly brain cancer)
  • Stress
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Menopause
  • Medications
  • Depression
  • Low blood counts
  • Emotional upheaval of cancer

Causes:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Anemia
  • Electrolyte imbalances
  • Stress, anxiety or depression
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies

Treatment:

Studies:

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Naturopath & Holistic Doctor San Diego Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn MS,DC, CTN In 1979, I made a life changing decision. Having suffering with painful abdominal pain since the age of two,Read more

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