CANCER 

8 WAYS OF IMPROVING HEALTH FOR CANCER SURVIVORS 

Published By MintGenie Team | 08 Nov, 2023

Mental Well-Being

Post-diagnosis, emotional challenges like stress, anxiety, and depression highlight the vital need to prioritize mental health alongside physical well-being.
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Tobacco-Free Living

Quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of second cancers, heart disease, and other health issues, emphasizing the importance of staying smoke-free and avoiding secondhand smoke.
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Physical Activity

Physical activity and improved mobility have a positive impact on anxiety, depression, and cancer-related symptoms, offering valuable support to overall mental and physical health.
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Body Weight

While body shape can naturally shift after cancer, actively managing weight remains a key strategy for enhancing overall health and quality of life.
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Maintain Healthy Diet

Prioritize a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and healthy fats, while minimizing consumption of red meat, processed meat, and full-fat dairy for a healthier lifestyle.
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Avoid Alcohol

Even a moderate amount of alcohol consumption raises the likelihood of developing another cancer. 
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Nurturing Connections

Maintaining relationships with family, friends, and fellow cancer survivors through a robust support network not only enhances quality of life but may also positively influence prognosis.
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Post-Treatment Vigilance

Survivors should prioritize attending regular check-ups with both their primary care doctor and oncology team for ongoing care and monitoring.
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