It’s hard to stay active when you have breast cancer. Fatigue, distress, and nausea are just a few of the reasons why cancer patients give up exercise, has been shown to reduce chronic pain, boost energy, and even help reduce some medication-associated side effects. If you’re having trouble staying active, consider yoga. It’s a gentle exercise that can accommodate people of every age and condition. Pace and intensity can be adjusted to fit your physical needs, and studies have shown that cancer patients who practice yoga benefit in multiple ways.
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Our previous post discussed the importance of creating a healthy diet and lifestyle plan for breast cancer patients and survivors. Eating well during treatment will help to promote healing and maintain energy and strength. After treatment is completed a healthy diet and lifestyle will contribute to reducing risk of breast cancer recurrence as well as reducing risk of other health problems such as high blood pressure, Type-2 diabetes and heart disease.
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If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, consuming a healthy diet in addition to adopting a healthy lifestyle can play an important role in your overall treatment plan.
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Despite being a highly publicized disease in this country, far too many American women do not properly understand their personal risks of developing breast cancer. The American Cancer Society projects that 40,030 Americans will die from breast cancer in 2013.