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The Advantages of using Yoga as Complementary Therapy for Cancer

Cancer will affect around one in two people and is one of the world’s major health conditions. The World Health Organisation estimates that 14.2 million people are diagnosed annually with cancer, and that figure is set to almost double over the next 20 years. Understandably, vast resources are being invested into researching the causes of cancer and possible cures, and certainly the prognosis for many cancers is significantly more positive than in the past. However, many people who are diagnosed with cancer will lose their lives to the disease, so being told you have cancer is one of the most traumatic health events you’re ever likely to encounter.
There are several recognised medical approaches to treating cancer, but many people also turn to other treatments and therapies, either in the hope of an alternative cure or to help them the manage the unpleasant side effects that conventional treatments can cause. Continue reading The Advantages of using Yoga as Complementary Therapy for Cancer