prevention

High Blood Pressure: How to manage your blood pressure during cancer treatment

Your blood pressure is the force of your blood against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps. Every time your heart beats (this is the heart contracting), it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats and lowest when the heart rests between beats. Blood pressure readings …

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Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis in women with breast cancer

Women who have had breast cancer may be at higher risk for osteoporosis than other women. First, they are more likely to undergo early menopause, due to chemotherapyinduced ovarian failure or oopherectomy. In addition, chemotherapy may have a direct adverse effect on bone minerai density (BMD), and osteoclastic activity may increase from the breast cancer …

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