The Importance Of Cancer Survivors

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) Other literature has shown that survivors are not completely satisfied in psychological components, such as ‘ability to relax/stay on an even keel’ , ‘freedom from anxiety’, ‘energy/zest for life’ and ‘freedom from aches and pains’ and high levels of anxiety and depression are associated with lower satisfaction with health overall for survivors(Amler et al. 2015). These barriers are just as easily reflected for a general population, and to have the additional of components that come with the struggle of fighting through cancer, it appears cancer survivors not over have to be even more conscious in monitoring their health but have greater barriers to overcome than the average individual. The substantial support showing their specific needs …show more content…
The subjective norms, which focus on one’s perception of what others who are of importance to them think they should do, asked about others’ approval and support of them being physically active. The perceived behavioral control questions that aim to capture an individual’s confidence to perform, their self-efficacy, and the individual’s belief that they have control over the behavior. Intention was measured on a 3-item scale questioning that since their cancer diagnosis, their intention, their plans, and their efforts to have a regularly active …show more content…
Another requirement is that students must have a platelet count of 20,000+ and all surgical incisions must be healed. Yoga has shown to have many reported benefits that include reduced fatigue, reduced stress, increased overall health, and lower levels of cortisol, a stress hormone linked to increased severity in breast cancer. The individuals in these studies also reported improved quality of life, both physical and psychological, and increased ability to find meaning in their cancer experience (Pinto, Stein, Dunsiger, 2015). Furthermore, yoga also contributes to a reduction in chronic, joint, and inflammation pain, improved balance, flexibility, physical fitness and psychosocial well-being. More significant yoga benefits include reduction in hot flashes, draining stagnant lymphatic fluid, regulation of glands, and the release of “good” hormones such as dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin (Pinto, Stein, Dunsiger, 2015, Longmire, 2013, Loprinzi,

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