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Yoga works

For the cancer patient, stress is not good at all. It is worthwhile to obtain information on yoga. Yoga is a form of movement combined with breathing that has come to stay in the West. Yoga can be practiced by anyone and by people of all ages. The goal is not to learn to stand on your head and stretch yourself into impossible body movements. The goal is concentration, a form of concentration that one can also achieve at minimal movements, if carried out under total awareness here and now.

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Integrative cancer treatment

This section compiles information from several books and recent research articles on integrative cancer treatment. A comprehensive list of sources can be found at the bottom of the page. Integrative cancer treatment strives to improve cancer treatment by considering all dimensions of care: the physiological, the psychologically spiritual and the social aspects.

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Caring for your mental self

The mental health is a resource that helps with everyday life, temporary anxiety, sudden changes and losses. Care for the mental health when you have cancer is very important. Even your mental state can be a great resistance to recovery. Therefore, it is important to seek professional help. Going into different forms of psycho or conversation therapies requires courage. Few people know that the mental part of you influences your health almost as much as the biological and physical you. It

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The PESHLA method

The dying Finnish cancer patient, Antti Oinas, has through his own research work and with the help of experts developed a holistic cancer treatment that has kept his cancer under control. Read the description of the method and possibly use the lifestyle changes that may suit you. Antti has given his method the name PESHLA. The name originates from the initial letters of the words in Finnish that best express the character of the method. P as positivity A positive outlook on life is impor

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Healing and reiki

Reiki is the most widely used healing tradition and the one that can also be demonstrated to show scientifically measurable effects, because touching the patient provides stress reduction, relieves pain, and activates a well-being hormone, oxytocin.

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Meditation works

For the cancer patient, stress is not good at all. It is worthwhile to obtain information on mediation. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says like this: “Meditation, or the art of soothing the soul, is an effective way to lower stress levels. Many people find it easy to fit meditation into their daily lives. During the last few years an increasing number of scientific studies have shown that meditation also impacts beneficially the treatment of some physical and psychological problems that can have

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Mental well-being and cancer

Your psychological well-being is very important in terms of cancer recovery. If you are depressed and/or stressed the cell’s respiration becomes inadequate and the chances of recovery decrease. It can therefore be worthwhile to invest heavily and selfishly in your own psychological well-being, to strive for a tranquil soul and to – in spite of everything – try to be at peace with life.

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The role of visualization in cancer

Visualization is a relaxation technique related to meditation. In the visualization you imagine being in an environment that increases your well-being. It differs from meditation by focusing on positive images to overcome negative emotions and to master your stress.

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