October 2017

6 Things That May Improve Cancer Treatment

Physical activity – “Exercise is one of the best things women can do for themselves,” says Dr. Ann Partridge at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Healthy eating – A diet high in fruits and vegetables has been linked to a lower risk of breast cancer.

Yoga – Researchers have found that practicing yoga has a host of health perks, and there’s also evidence that yoga may help the side effects of cancer treatment.

Sleep – Sleep is a critical part of good health, and research also suggests that the amount of sleep a woman gets is linked to better survival from breast cancer.

Meditation – Research has found that meditation is effective when it comes to treating symptoms of mood disorders that are common among women with a recent breast cancer diagnosis.

Treatment timing – Research is still in the very early stages, evidence suggests that cancer treatment might be more effective in the evening, thanks to certain bodily processes that happen at night.

For more info, click here to read the full article at Time.com.

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