Health and Wellness

  1. February 27, 2018

    Essential Oils for Breast Cancer

    Essential Oils for Breast Cancer
    Discover the multiple benefits of essential oils, including what it can do as a complementary treatment for breast cancer. Read more
  2. October 2, 2017

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017
      Discover hope with our our top five breakthroughs in new breast cancer treatments or developments in potential markers and causes for 2017. Read them here. Read more
  3. September 6, 2017

    Aromatherapy and Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know

    Aromatherapy and Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know
    Can aromatherapy help cure cancer? Discover the facts about aromatherapy and chemotherapy. Read more
  4. May 10, 2017

    Turmeric and Breast Cancer

    Turmeric and Breast Cancer
    Several animal studies suggest turmeric has therapeutic properties for different types of cancer including breast, colon, stomach, prostate, and lung. However, many experts suggest that turmeric does not live up to its medicinal hype.  Read more
  5. May 4, 2017

    3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer

    3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer
    Looking for alternative cancer treatments? Read Headcovers take on cannabis oil & how it can help fight breast cancer. Learn more online today! Read more
  6. March 17, 2017

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo
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  7. February 9, 2017

    10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery

    10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery
    Multiple research studies have investigated the connection between lifestyle issues and cancer, analyzing diet, exercise, support, and stress management. While no evidence-based proof exists yet, many experts believe healthier living and holistic approaches have the potential to improve general health, energy levels, and overall well-being in cancer patients. Read more
  8. January 28, 2017

    3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods

    3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods
    Certain foods have vital nutrients that keep us going strong -- some super foods have even been shown to fight or help prevent cancer. Here are 3 of our favorite cancer-fighting super foods with quick, easy recipes that will keep you wanting more. Read more
  9. January 3, 2017

    Preventive Mastectomies: Pros & Cons

    Preventive Mastectomies: Pros & Cons
    Learn about the pros and cons of preventive mastectomy (prophylactic mastectomy), a procedure designed to prevent the development of breast cancer in women. Read more
  10. October 7, 2016

    What is Chemo Brain?

    What is Chemo Brain?
    Studies show that the majority of cancer patients will experience some form of chemo brain during the course of treatment. Learn what chemo brain is, tips for managing and coping and post treatment strategies. Read more
  11. August 24, 2016

    Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Patients

    Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Patients
    Receiving a cancer diagnosis can come with an overwhelming amount of emotions and psychological stressors. Practicing techniques to help relax both your mind and body can help you cope with the emotional and physical stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Read more
  12. July 15, 2016

    Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments

    Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments
    Cancer treatments can often have an effect on your sleep cycle. Some patients find that taking certain drugs, side effects of medications, and the overall stress of having cancer can contribute to restlessness. Read more for tips on getting a good night's sleep during cancer or chemo treatments. Read more
  13. June 8, 2016

    Tips for Managing Stress During Cancer Treatments

    Tips for Managing Stress During Cancer Treatments
    A diagnosis of cancer is a life-changing event that commonly evokes feelings of shock, fear, anger, sadness, loneliness, and stress. Every person has slightly different coping mechanisms for dealing with the roller coaster of emotions. This article explores healthy strategies that other cancer patients have found for managing their stress levels during treatments. Read more
  14. April 26, 2016

    Clinical Trials - What You Need to Know

    Clinical Trials - What You Need to Know
    Clinical trials are organized research programs designed to study and test the safety and effectiveness of a new therapy. They allow innovative treatments to be developed, such as new cancer drugs. They offer hope to patients who may have tried standard therapies that did not produce adequate results. If you have tried other treatments that have failed to achieve a positive outcome, you might want to consider enrolling in a clinical trial. Read more
  15. March 23, 2016

    Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients

    Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients
    One of the common side effects of cancer treatment is a change in your eating habits and nutritional needs. Although it is important for people with cancer to maintain a healthy body weight and eat nutritious foods, the side effects of surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy may cause nausea, mouth sores, and taste changes. These issues can compromise your normal appetite and diet, however, nutritional experts offer suggestions that can greatly help.   Read more
  16. March 9, 2016

    10 Tips for Getting Through Chemotherapy

    10 Tips for Getting Through Chemotherapy
    Chemotherapy plays a critical role in the battle against cancer. Stay strong through the journey with Headcovers' 10 tips for getting through chemo. Read more
  17. February 28, 2016

    15 Ways to Help Someone with Cancer

    15 Ways to Help Someone with Cancer
    When a friend or loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it is often hard to know where to start when it comes to supporting them. Although everyone asks, “What can I do to help?” they may not know exactly how to answer. Cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can often take a lot out of a person. Offering to do something simple that your friend or loved one would otherwise do themselves can be a huge help.  Here are 15 ideas: Read more
  18. February 24, 2016

    Why Are My Eyelashes Falling Out?

    Why Are My Eyelashes Falling Out?
    There are many different reasons for fragile eyelash hairs to thin, break or fall out. Some of these causes are unavoidable, however there are several things that you can do to help ease the frustration of losing your eyelashes. Read more