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.