11 Tips to Help Manage Appetite Loss

Breast cancer is a serious disease that can affect anyone. After being diagnosed with cancer, treatment is the next step on your journey. There are several treatment options to address breast cancer, such as radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. But those treatments can cause side effects and losing your appetite can be one of them. Here are some useful tips to help you regain your appetite, even if you're still going through treatment. shutterstock_441536842

1. Experiment With Food

Patients who suffer from breast cancer often experience appetite loss, which can include disliking foods that previously enjoyed. One way to address this is to try new foods (foods which differ from what would normally be eaten) while feeling good to avoid developing more food dislikes.

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2. Eat Before Treatments

One of the problems is that patients often experience nausea or vomiting after treatment. To balance this, it's recommended patients eat a light meal several hours before treatment. This can prevent these symptoms and avoid food aversions. <
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