Category Archives: "Alternative Therapies and Lifestyle"
Though your doctors may be mainly concerned with how cancer affects your physical body, you need to know that cancer also greatly affects your emotional self. During treatment, you may experience a large range of emotions, from elation to depression and relief to despair and more. You may have people around you encouraging you to
Research has shown that massage, facials, reflexology, and other spa treatments can all help reduce stress, nurture the skin, slow the appearance of aging, and even reduce side effects from cancer therapies and medications.
Because so many people are now turning to spa treatments for health reasons, today’s therapists need to know a lot more than just how to make you feel good.
Last month, I attended an extensive training taught by Morag Currin, author of Oncology Esthetics, A Practitioner’s Guide. I wanted to learn more about which spa treatments are safe during cancer treatments, and which may be ill-advised.
I know you’ve heard about them. Antioxidants, in today’s health language, are almost synonymous with “health-promoting.” They’re a primary reason why fruits and vegetables are deemed to be so good for us.