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on June 6, 2012

Yoga is not only relaxing and a good exercise, but it can also help with disease.

Yoga Healing

Cancer is a devastating and life-changing diagnosis. Many cancer patients might have difficulty trying to maintain a quality of life similar to what they had before cancer. With added stress and worry about how much longer a patient has to live, discomfort from the side effects of medicine and appetite changes, cancer impacts all aspects of a patient’s life. Those with a more serious form of cancer, such as mesothelioma, might feel an especially great sense of urgency. Mesothelioma life expectancy can be just months after diagnosis. However, despite all these difficulties, the light exercise provided by yoga can help ease some of cancer’s discomfort and yield a better quality of life.

Exercise, in general, greatly benefits cancer patients and survivors. The American College of Sports Medicine has said that it is crucial for cancer patients to stay as active as possible before and during cancer treatment. Exercise builds strength…

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