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If you’re a cancer patient or cancer survivor looking for a low-impact way to get your body moving, water exercises may be the solution. Unlike more strenuous workouts, water aerobics do not strain your muscles or joints. And as we’ll explain, water has a therapeutic way of refreshing your mind and reduces stress and anxiety. […]

Health is dynamic in its process. Health changes as we change our lifestyle, work, thoughts, stress levels, sleeping and eating habits. Fitness is defined as the state of being fit and the ability to efficiently perform functions with significant aerobic or anaerobic ability in the aspects of sports, occupation or daily activities without undue fatigue. […]

Rebounding is not just something that Wilt Chamberlain did better than any other basketball player. Health and wellness advocates recommend a different kind of rebounding — one that improves the immune system and lymphatic health. For your health, rebounding involves jumping on a mini-trampoline; this increases both blood and lymph circulation. The body contains 5-6 […]

Exercise is not something many oncologists discuss with their patients, and many cancer patients are reluctant to exercise, particularly if they didn’t engage in regular exercise before they developed their condition. It used to be thought that exercising during cancer treatment would leave you feeling exhausted, and without the energy that you needed to continue […]

Can you imagine the world without cancer? Dr. Margaret Cuomo says it’s a dream that can become a reality. There are 4,600 new cases of cancer reported each day. In A World Without Cancer, Dr. Cuomo highlights 10 lifestyle changes to lower the risk of cancer while improving the quality of life. A World Without Cancer […]

A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer suggests walking could improve the quality of sleep for lung cancer patients. The researchers said a similar link is seen in breast and colorectal cancer patients. The trial investigated the effects of a 12-week exercise intervention including home-based walking exercise training and weekly exercise counseling on 111 […]

Physical activity doesn’t need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life. For example, regular brisk walking can help you: Maintain a healthy weight Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes Strengthen your bones and muscles Improve […]

Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. Meditation practices are techniques that encourage and develop concentration, clarity, emotional positivity, and a calm seeing of the true nature of things. By engaging with a particular meditation practice you learn the patterns and habits of your mind, and the practice offers a means to cultivate new, […]

Mind over matter – the use of willpower to overcome physical problems – is an integral part of solving the puzzle after you have been diagnosed with cancer. Yoga is an exercise that focuses on “asana,” which is designed to purify the body and provide stamina. Yoga is recommended to improve psychological outcomes among adults […]