Does Tamoxifen have any relationship to lymphedema?
Tamoxifen may cause a 15-20 pound weight gain so it may cause a problem in someone who already has lymphedema. Femara, which does not cause weight gain, is sometimes used instead of Tamoxifen. Do deodorant, diet and alternative medicine have any affect on breast cancer? Deodorant has no effect on breast cancer or lymphedema. Studies show that a low-fat diet decreases the occurrence of breast cancer, is good for your heart and colon along with the rest of your body. A low fat diet keeps weight down and lowers the chance of developing or aggravating lymphedema. There is no lymphedema diet. Coffee is a mild diuretic and can be slightly helpful. Daily diuretics are not recommended for lymphedema although they may be necessary for other conditions. Holistic methods that make sense, dont cost too much, dont taste bad, dont make you feel sick and are used along with accepted medical practices. It is proven that dealing with stress effectively has a positive effect on cancer treatment. Those w