Ways to Control Weight after Breast Cancer Treatment

According to medical experts, many people put on weight after the treatment of breast cancer and in fact, they succumb to it despite being uncomfortable. Hence, it is advisable to lose weight for better health and well-being.

As a woman, if you have had breast cancer treatment and put on weight suddenly, then there could be several reasons. Some people eat food for emotional support, which increases their weight and make them feel uncomfortable. They often crave more and eat higher-calorie foods than required.

In fact, some hormonal drugs also cause weight gain in patients. And some women are less active or start living a sedentary lifestyle, which not only slow down their recovery process, but also enhance their weight.

According to some evidences, being obese could gradually amplify the risk of breast cancer. Hence, losing weight for good and patients should set a realistic goal. They need to set an aim to lose about few pounds a week through healthy eating as well as regular physical activity.

Some doctors suggest that patients should avoid junk food and fad diets. They should try to eat as much as fruit and vegetables as possible. In fact, patients should restrict the amount of sugary drinks and foods that are high in fat. Fast foods and processed foods tend to increase the weight. Even women should limit or quit smoking or drinking.

It’s essential to do regular physical activity to shed weight and gain vital energy. You can do moderate intensity exercise or anything according to your doctors.

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Benefits of Being Physically Active During or After Breast Cancer Treatment

Most people think that breast cancer is quite dangerous can’t be conquered; however, it must be noted that there is a life beyond breast cancer. So, if you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, you should start taking a balanced diet, indulge in exercise and yoga for better results. As women often busy in different types of screening and medications; it is more than important to indulge in regular exercise.

Staying physically active during or after treatment

In fact, staying physically active during or after treatment is quite safe and a great range of benefits. Doctors encourage people to get active and join rehab programs for ultimate advantages. Rehab centres also motivate patients to focus on fitness and exercise to prevent or reduce the “deconditioning” – loss of muscle tone and aerobic fitness

Certain type of physical activity also helps people to ease pain

Certain type of physical activity also helps people to ease pain and side effects of extensive cancer treatment. In fact, exercise can minimise fatigue to help avoid being overweight or reduce the risk of osteoporosis, which itself is quite threatening.

According to experts, regular exercise can improve your mood

According to experts, regular exercise can improve your mood and reduce anxiety, sadness as well as depression. Hence, being active has long-term and effective benefits on health. It also minimise the risk of heart attacks or strokes and even reduce the risk of the cancer striking back. If you are trying to lose weight fast after breast cancer treatment, you can indulge in physical exercise.  Experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity in a week.

Yoga and Exercises for Breast Cancer

In this busy life, which is full of strain, fatigue, pollution, and pressure, it becomes impossible to strike the right balance between personal and professional life. In fact, due to certain reasons people develop chronic and irreversible diseases, which become life threatening overtime. When it comes to life threatening diseases, breast cancer is matchless; it is a fatal disease, which is quite dangerous for women because they are always exposed to the risk of cancer. Continue reading “Yoga and Exercises for Breast Cancer”