Posts Tagged ‘chemotherapy’

What Can I Expect From Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss?

Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Know what to expect from chemotherapy treatments!

Oftentimes, the people that love us withhold information as a way to protect us from harm. This is the case in too many cancer patients whose doctors and friends kept them in the dark about their chemotherapy-induced hair loss. While it’s true that some chemotherapy treatments have no effect on the patient’s hair, others can cause severe and seemingly immediate effects. The best way to combat hair loss caused by chemotherapy is to know the facts and to enter your journey prepared. (more…)

How Do I Deal with Chemotherapy Hair loss?

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Not all chemotherapy drugs cause hair loss, but the ones that do range from mild to severe. The good news is that more than often, the hair loss caused by chemotherapy is temporary, but there are steps you can take to ensure that you feel as beautiful and strong as you really are. (more…)

Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Maryland

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, officially observed by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. The purpose of the campaign is to increase awareness of the disease, raise funds for disease prevention, and to celebrate our sisters diagnosed with breast cancer. The NCBF’s mission is to help those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. (more…)

Win The Fight Against Cancer And Build That Self Esteem

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Don’t let chemotherapy induced hair loss defeat you!

With such a grievous diagnosis it’s easy to get tangled up in negative self-dialogue, especially once chemotherapy treatment begins. Your cancer diagnosis is much more evident with unfortunate chemo and hair loss. Don’t give in to that nagging internal voice which tells you you’re unworthy! It’s extremely important to stay positive and build your esteem when faced with adversity. Treat this like all the other difficult challenges you’ve faced and overcome. Remind yourself that you, alone, are responsible for your happiness. Don’t give in. Here at Wigs And Hair Solutions we’ll help you stand up taller, raise that chin higher, and professionally customize a new hairstyle that will make you smirk confidently at yourself every time you walk past a mirror. In this week’s blog, we’ll discuss self-care methods that will have you believing you’re the most beautiful, successful, and worthy woman on the planet! Let your internal light shine through when the ones that were once present go out.

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Don’t Let Chemotherapy and Hair Loss Shake Your Confidence!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Keep your self-esteem up with a wig consultation before treatment!

You are not alone in your struggle. A cancer diagnosis is devastating. Many men and women dread chemotherapy-induced hair loss more than the painful treatment itself. According to Medscape, 47% of female patients consider hair loss to be the most traumatic aspect of chemotherapy. 8% have stated they would decline treatment because of extreme apprehension associated with hair loss. Many others battle with you in such a trying time in your life. There are ways to combat feelings of sadness associated with medically induced hair loss. You’re already fighting so much, why not fight for you happiness, confidence, and esteem as well. You are still a beautiful ball of living, breathing energy! Taking the time to understand chemotherapy and hair loss makes it less foreign and terrifying. There are wonderful, stylish, custom wig solutions for you. We’re here for you during this difficult period. This too shall pass.

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Learning about Chemotherapy Hair Loss & Regrowth

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

An unfortunate part of chemotherapy is the accompanying hair loss. However, through the use of wigs, you don’t have to worry about hair loss through your journey to being healthy again. The day when you are done chemotherapy treatments is a wonderful day to celebrate for many important reasons! After initial celebrations, one may wonder when their own hair may finally begin to regrow after chemotherapy hair loss.chemotherapy-hair-loss

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Managing Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

One of the most common side effects of chemotherapy is hair loss. While this is stressful for many, it’s comforting to know that almost all patients regrow hair after their chemotherapy treatment has ended.Chemotherapy

However, it is still difficult to manage this side effect in the meantime. Below, we’ll discuss some tips for managing hair loss related to chemotherapy cancer treatment to help those who are dealing with this side effect successfully manage.

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Hair Loss during Breast Cancer

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Breast-CancerMore than likely, you have heard something about breast cancer. Maybe you have heard that breast cancer is the second major cause of death in women. Maybe you have heard that at least one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer within their lifetime. But did you know that every year over 200,000 women will be diagnosed within the United States and it will claim the life of at least 40,000.

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Cancer Prevention Practices

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

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At Wigs and Hair Solutions, some of our clients are women dealing with hair loss caused by chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is a frequently used treatment to fight cancer. However, the harsh medicines that come with chemotherapy tend to cause serious hair loss in most women, resulting in the need of a wig. In honor of February being National Cancer Prevention Month, here are some cancer prevention practices everyone should implement in their day to day routines.

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Choosing your Wig before Chemotherapy

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Wigs-ChemotherapyWhen women are told they must undergo chemotherapy treatments, the first thing they immediately think about is losing their hair. Once treatment begins, women are forced to watch their hair fall out in clumps, and become depressed about being bald. Because of that depression, women are less likely to enjoy choosing a wig to wear during their treatment. This is why women should choose their wig before they begin their chemotherapy. Choosing a wig while still being in a positive state of mind will allow women to feel positive and strong throughout the entire chemotherapy process.

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