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Cancer and the essential role of exercise

Key benefits of being more physically active for people living with cancer, as shown in reviews of high quality research studies – Reduction in treatment-related fatigue Less joint pain Positive impact on hot flushes, mood, anxiety and depression, weight gain, and arthritis Reduced chance of recurrence of cancer Physical activity at recommended levels decreases the risk of breas...
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Exercise is primary factor in fighting cancer say Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support’s new message is Move More – physical activity, the underrated wonder drug! The cancer support charity has recently stated that “Family and friends could be doing more harm than good by insisting people with cancer ‘take it easy’ when they are going through treatment and recovery.” They add that “family and friends have a crucial role in supporting people to become ph...
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Loving Client Progress!

I love it when a client tells me of improvements they have made, be they small or large, significant changes or apparently small enhancements in their daily activities of living that are very significant to them. It's what motivates me to keep working harder and better. This week one client had a diabetes review with his doctor and reported back decreases in blood pressure, cholesterol levels a...
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Exercise & Dementia

Dementia is the loss of mental abilities over time. It is often severe enough to interfere with a person’s ability to perform daily activities. People with dementia may have trouble learning new things and remembering names, and may have changes in behaviour. A growing body of research shows that cardiovascular exercise may help delay the loss of functional independence anddementia (Ahiskog et al....
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