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Sun, Jan 19 5:52am · Aromatase Inhihibitors: Did you decide to go on them or not? in Breast Cancer

You are not the exception 25 to 35 percent of woman have serious enough problems they stop the medication .

Sun, Jan 19 5:49am · Aromatase Inhihibitors: Did you decide to go on them or not? in Breast Cancer

I wouldn’t think it worth it , how well do you think you will do with out estrogen? I was on it 3 almost 4 months and I suffered severe joint bone problem with extreme muscle loss among other side effects . In the end they claimed 13 percent chance of it coming back not using it 6 percent if I used it . I am 65 and decided not worth it

Wed, Jan 15 4:07am · Naps: Good? Bad? Does napping work for you? in Sleep Health

Naps should be short like 40 min to refresh . I wouldn’t worry about it . You are here for cancer support so I’m sure you need the rest . You could set alarm

Oct 4, 2019 · Concerned about the side effects of anastrozole in Breast Cancer

Your hair will come back once treatment is done they say

Oct 4, 2019 · Aromatase Inhihibitors: Did you decide to go on them or not? in Breast Cancer

It is chemo and chemo kills the immune system

Oct 4, 2019 · Aromatase Inhihibitors: Did you decide to go on them or not? in Breast Cancer

Make sure if you use dairy or meat you get hormone free / organic grass fed . Up the Whole Foods fruit , veggies , nuts ect

Oct 4, 2019 · Aromatase Inhihibitors: Did you decide to go on them or not? in Breast Cancer

Both radiation and anastrozole cause heart problems . My dr never told me that but my cardiologist did

Oct 4, 2019 · Aromatase Inhihibitors: Did you decide to go on them or not? in Breast Cancer

Mine recurrence rate was 12 , I was put on anastrozole which I took for 3 months . It destroyed my bones , joints and much more . Finally I was not able to lift my arms enough to dress or feed myself . I decided there was no quality to my life once I started on the meds . Tamoxifen is mild compared to anastrozole . They wanted me to switch I fired my oncologist instead . I am much better now 10 months off it but still having problems . Exercise helps so I chose yoga