Reviewed by Jasper Clinical Board
Last updated 5/24/21
What to Know
What to Bring and How to Prepare
Getting to Your Treatment and Back
- Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment and bring ID/insurance cards.
During Your Treatment
- Bring what you need to pass the time in the waiting room—be it a book, a meditation app, a movie, etc.
After Your Treatment
- Have a framework in place to support your recovery.
- Stay on top of dry skin, which can be common as treatment progresses.
- Focus on healthful foods geared to your palate and recovery.
- Test some simple approaches to dealing with fatigue.
- Treatment can take a toll on mental health. These strategies can help.
- On tough days, you can experiment with some mental reframes around mindset and purpose.
- If you're open to it, this can be a good time to explore complementary therapies. Always let your doctor know before you try something new.
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