Living well doesn’t have to involve hours at the gym or time with a trainer. Rather, it’s about taking gradual steps to ensure that your physical, mental and emotional well-being is looked after. Below are some tips to help you maintain your fitness:
Past or current treatment for your cancer may have caused a loss of lean muscle mass and fatigue. Studies suggest exercise, in consultation with the patient’s physician, may help a patient with cancer reduce fatigue and improve mood.
Not sure what is right for you? Your healthcare team is a great resource when it comes to determining what kind of physical activity will work best for you.
Some of the side effects related to certain treatments for advanced prostate cancer – such as upset stomach or loss of appetite – can make it difficult to maintain nutritional requirements and can result in weight loss.
Make the most of the time with your healthcare team with a list of questions you can take to your appointments.
Have you addressed what your goals of treatment are to your healthcare team? Begin now, so you get the most out of your treatment.