I had chemo twice, a first initial round upon discovery of leukemia and a second following radiation to prepare me for a stem cell stransplant. Neither time did I suffer nausea, but I was on a steady supply of Ativan. The Ativan did help me sleep in combination with an allergy medication such as Benedryl to help with the itchy eyes and neutopenic (sp??) tendancy to have a runny nose.
Try strecthing on a regular basis the last hour before bed. Nothing too aggressive like yoga necessarily, but on a regular basis for your circulation and long term comfort. Be sure to maintain a healthy amount of food in your diet because you are sustaining a battle inside yourself and need to keep the energy for that and for yourself as well.
Today is my 2 yr anniversary for my transplant and I am a firm believer in rest and nutrition playing the most important roll in my recovery. Make sure you find a way to get sleep by making it a priority to communicate with your doctors.View Thread
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