Venture into any convenience store and you will notice refrigerated cases stocked to the brim with dozens of different types of energy drinks. From AMP to Red Bull, these products promise an increase in energy and concentration, two things that may be tempting for someone experiencing cancer fatigue. Before you reach for a can, read why energy drinks may be a bad idea for people trying to combat cancer fatigue.
Cancer fatigue is unlike general fatigue experienced by people without cancer. It's often chronic, can interfere with quality of life, and can be caused several different factors. It's the number one side effect reported by cancer sufferers and one that is often experienced after treatment ends. Learn more about cancer fatigue and how to safely cope with it.