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Yoga helps cancer survivors regain strength, balance & flexibility. Numerous studies have been conducted to look at the benefits of yoga in cancer patients and survivors.

Yoga helps cancer survivors regain strength, balance & flexibility. Numerous studies have been conducted to look at the benefits of yoga in cancer patients and survivors.  Benefits of yoga seen in these studies:

 Reduced: 

anxiety * adverse treatment effects * fatigue * muscle tension * pain * post-chemotherapy-induced nausea (frequency, intensity & anticipatory vomiting) * toxicity * stress * depression

Improved:

fitness * mood * immune response * physical functioning * sleep * quality of life (QoL)

Increased:

feelings of acceptance * mental & physical energy * peace * strength

Promotes:

healing * balanced mind, body & spirit

**Please note: While yoga offers plenty of therapeutic benefits for patients battling cancer, yoga IS NOT a stand-alone cure for cancer. Do not abruptly discontinue any medication or therapy you are currently receiving. Please include your healthcare provider(s) when starting any new treatment plan including yoga.**

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RESOURCES 

BOOKS

The Principles and Practice of Yoga and Healthcare. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa
Yoga as Medicine. Timothy McCall MD

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