How to manage dehydration for cancer patients?

How to manage dehydration for cancer patients?

Dehydration – A common side effect of cancer treatment If you are undergoing cancer treatment or have someone that you take care of, then you probably know that dehydration is one of the most common side effects. Vomiting, diarrhoea, infections and high fever can all lead to dehydration. It is a serious condition if you are unable to recognize the signs and symptoms.

What are the symptoms?

If you have a dry mouth, loose and wrinkled skin, little or no urine output, dark coloured urine and headache or dizziness then you are probably dehydrated.

We have made a small video to help you manage dehydration. Here are some tips and tricks which will help you make informed choices if you or your family member is facing the issue of dehydration. If untreated, dehydration can cause drastic weight loss, low energy , and result in not so great treatment outcomes. Listen to our Cancer Nutritionist, Krupa Prashanth speak.

 

Supportive Care Programs for Cancer Patients

Prameya Health through the Sahai Programs provides supportive care for cancer patients to address needs such as managing side effects, nutrition tips, managing anxiety and stress, yoga therapy and art therapy. The programs are delivered from our center in Bangalore. We also run online programs to reach out audience across India and the world.

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