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Fight, don’t Fear – Your attitude to cancer!
Cancer nevertheless causes much pain to your body, don’t let it dominate your mind too. The thing with cancer is, the very mention of this word is enough to traumatize all your senses with pain, fear, sorrow and everything disheartening. However, our attitude towards this deadly disease should be contrary to the negative emotions it brings along, it should be positive. When you are positive, you attract positivity. And, with a positive thought process, even a life-threatening disease like cancer can be conquered.
Get aware, spread awareness
Another important aspect associated with cancer is awareness. Unless you understand a problem, how can you solve it? And, you might have heard a saying, which goes like this - a problem properly understood is half solved. The same goes for cancer, as well. So, educate yourself about what actually cancer is, how can you prevent it, what are its symptoms, types, causes, diagnosis, and treatment procedures.
Sad, but true that nearly 9.6 million people lose their lives to cancer, every year. Just like this is true, it is also true that the lives of almost 3.7 million people can be saved every year by early detection of the disease and implementing well-researched prevention strategies. Also, to add to your knowledge, as many as 1/3rd of cancer are preventable, if detected at an early stage. Therefore, instead of fearing it, you should challenge it and fight it like a warrior.
Don’t fear, challenge cancer
Unfortunately, if you or a loved one is suffering from this terminal health condition, please don’t fear. Cancer is just another disease before your strong willpower and positive mindset. Always remember, the more you fear it, the more it will trouble you.
You might wonder that while going through such tremendous pain, is it possible to stay positive all the time? Honestly speaking, it is unrealistic. But, having a positive mindset is way better than self-pitying in despair, especially when you can do nothing about it, isn’t it? So, how can you stay positive or help a loved one with the same?
You can do it simply by making some lifestyle changes besides the treatments you are undergoing. It includes – eating a healthy diet, and exercising. Add loads of antioxidant rich food to your diet. Antioxidants are found to be effective when it comes to stabilizing the free radicals in your body. At a high concentration, free radicals can cause notable damage the cells, protein and even DNA.
Also, deep-breathing and aerobic exercises are also considered to be effective in boosting the immune system and reducing stress. Another important thing is – working out produces endorphins, the happy hormones. These happy hormones have the power to counterbalance the unhappy or stressful hormones.
The power of love is undeniable
There is no powerful and effective drug on the earth as ‘love’. And, you cannot deny it. Having a robust support nexus of loving people around when you are fighting hard can help you keep going like nothing else. So, what can you do for a loved one battling cancer?
These are some of the most important things to consider, when it comes to helping a loved one fighting cancer. Always remember, don’t fear cancer, bound it to fear your determination and willpower.