Yoga

Cancer Survivors and Yoga

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Stress is unfortunately all too common when one is living with cancer. It manifests both emotionally and physically with anxiety, fatigue, and depression to name a few of the symptoms. Quality of life certainly takes a major hit as one endures treatment. What can one do to lessen the burden – begin a yoga class.

The ancient practice is not new. It has long been studied with cancer patients, resulting in enormous benefits. The practice of yoga can improve one’s mental, emotional and physical well-being. The following is a study from the University of Rochester where it reported an improved quality of life, reduced fatigue and improved sleep.

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/2866/urmc-study-yoga-improves-sleep-quality-of-life-for-cancer-survivors.aspx

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