Help And Tips For Relieving Cancer-Related Fatigue

Help And Tips For Relieving Cancer-Related Fatigue


Beating cancer is a personal battle. It depends on you that how you have faced it and fight against it.

Cancer-‘A Deadliest disease of human body’

Cancer is a life-threatening disease causing disrupts the normal body function. Cancer results in abnormal cell growth and spreads rapidly to other parts of the body. Normally, the body cells grow, divide to form new cells and replace the old cells of the body. But in the case of cancer, old cells do not replace the new cells. The cancer cells keep on growing and making new cells and these extra cells can divide without stopping.

Hazardous side effects of Cancer!!

There are several harmful side-effects of cancer includes-

  •     Fatigue
  •     Dry, red or itchy skin
  •     Loss of appetite
  •     Nausea
  •     Digestive problems
  •     Hair loss
  •     Blood in Cough or Shortness of breat

Fatigue-The most Common Symptom of Cancer!!

Fatigue means extreme tiredness that doesn’t get better with rest. It may be increased in a cancer patient’s body as cancer grows. But it may happen only in early stages of some cancers, like leukemia.

Is it possible to get alleviate from Cancer-Related Fatigue?

The level of fatigueness varies from person to person. While some may feel too tired to even get out of bed, another may be able to continue working that they normally do. Doctors, nurses, and a number of others might be involved in treating your fatigue. However, it sometimes may be hard for the doctor to figure out exactly what’s causing your fatigue. We are presenting some important tips that help you to manage cancer-related fatigue:

1. Rest, but not too much…

Plan your whole day routine including taking the time to rest. Take short rest breaks rather than one long nap during the day. Too much rest can lower your energy level and can result in fatigue.

2. Stay active…

Keep yourself active as much you can in the whole day. Practice regular moderate exercise, especially walking which is a good way to ease fatigue. Doing exercise not only help you to get relieved from fatigue, but it also helps you to sleep better.

3. Save your energy…

Preserve your energy to accept the fact that you can’t do everything you want to do. Don’t lose energy by standing too long or by doing many activities in extreme temperatures. Even long or hot showers can drain your energy.

4. Eat well…

It is the most valuable tips for every cancer patients. You should drink plenty of water, juices, fruits, and vegetables each day. Don’t forget to take enough protein and calories to help your body heal.

5. Reduce stress…

Having cancer and moreover, the cancer treatment can cause even more stress. Talk with your doctor or nurse about your level of stress. This can help you know if it’s “normal” stress or cancer-related depression. Sharing your feelings with others can reduce your fatigue.

‘The day when you will have cancer you will realize that every day of your life is a bonus. So Enjoy every moment of your life.’

Popular FAQs-

Q. Are chemicals causing cancer?

A. Yes, in special cases, prolonged exposure to a few chemicals may cause certain rare kinds of cancers.

Q. Can cancer be passed from parents to children?

A. It is estimated that only 5-10% of all cancers are passed on from parents to children

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