Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Schmitz said that in addition to her research that showed slow progressive weight training would not cause lymphoedema, there are other important benefits of exercise for women who have had breast cancer surgery.

Regular exercise can significantly lower your risk of developing cancer

Regular exercise can significantly lower your risk of developing cancer

The study showed that participants who followed a physical exercise program experienced better chances of surviving breast cancer without risk of the disease reappearing after treatment. Based on the results of this study, physical exercise exerted a considerable effect on breast cancer survival.

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

When changes to the genes occur in the body, this can cause cells to grow and multiply at a rapid rate, causing them to become cancerous. The estimated lifetime risk of men being diagnosed with cancer is one in two, or 50 per cent, Cancer Research UK states.

Red Clover Tea: Benefits and Nutrition Facts

Red Clover Tea: Benefits and Nutrition Facts

Natural healers have long attributed a myriad of health benefits to a potent tea that can be extracted from red clover flowers. Isoflavones, salicylates and flavonoids can all be found in teas and extracts made from red clover.