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What things can I do to reduce stress while fighting cancer?

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Try these tips:

  • Keep a positive attitude. 
  • Accept that there are events you cannot control. 
  • Be assertive instead of aggressive. "Assert" your feelings, opinions, or beliefs instead of becoming angry, combative, or passive. 
  • Exercise regularly 
  • Eat well-balanced meals 
  • Rest and sleep. Your body needs time to recover from stressful events.
  • Don't rely on alcohol or drugs to reduce stress.

From: Coping With Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 15, 2019

SOURCE: American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 15, 2019

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