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The Healing Power of Yoga


The healing power of yoga helps both cancer patients and cancer survivors. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find that the one thing that would bring relief were a gentle set of therapeutic yoga poses geared for cancer patients. So, where do you start? Cancer patients and survivors wholly unfamiliar with the practice of yoga should talk with their doctor about programs that may be specific to their condition. An increasing number of cancer centers offer such wellness programs, and yoga instructors are increasingly experienced in working with such patients. Here are some benefits of opting Restorative yoga poses: Increase flexibility and range of motionStrengthen musclesReduce stress and create deep relaxationImprove overall sense...

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Staying fit should be dealt with…


You have your usual dose of fatigue, and you just don’t feel like exercising, that’s all our life story right? People might come flooding with comments about how you, someone dealing with cancer should be even more careful! They might make you feel out of place and do so in the most awkward of ways. The only way you should rather be spending your time is by gathering all the inner peace ‘Kung Fu’ panda preaches about. Now my statement might have sounded as a joke, but hey, in our defense, we all come to that tipping point at some time in our lives, and think of our inner peace to be lost. You don’t need to go bonkers finding...

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The myth of fatigue


You’re tired and want to stay in bed for all of the 24 hours! You’re exhausted without any activity, and it never goes, that feeling keeps returning. Your body is heavy, and you find it really hard to move. You’re confused with what’s happening, you find it hard to remember things. Your social life is at a standstill and you’re extremely irritated with all that’s happening with you and around you. As someone who is being treated for Cancer, this must be new, and your doctors might have mentioned that something like this may come around. Now of course, this is a form of fatigue, but it is cancer fatigue. A medical term that you would hear often from your...

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Taking care of the basics


Oh My God! I’m sorry to hear! That’s sad! Must be hard! If you’re reading this, there is the biggest possibility that you’ve heard this, or someone you know battling with cancer has heard this. But do they have to make it such a big deal? Does it not seem like they make dealing with it far more difficult than it actually is? Of course it’s a shocker, but not one that cannot be handled. Of course it’s traumatic, but not one that cannot be worked around. Battling cancer has its own huge changes, but people in all that chaos forget the essentials. The first thing you do when you wake up in the morning is brush and floss. Chemo...

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