Monday, 21 August 2017

Alternative Therapy: Yoga, The Best to Improve Physical and Mental Symptoms, Enhance Treatment and Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer

Kyle J. Norton (Scholar, Master of Nutrients, All right reserved)
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Recent study by a renowned institution, suggested that yoga may be substituted as an integrative form of therapy for treatment of symptoms of breast cancer's patients and survivors.

Yoga, the ancient technique practice for harmonized external and internal body well being, through breath control, meditation, bodily movement and gesture..... has been well known for people in Western world and some parts in Asia due to health benefits reported by various respectable institutes' research and supported by health advocates.

Breast cancer (malignant breast neoplasm) is a cancer of breast tissue involving inrrugalar cells growth in  the inner lining of milk ducts (Ductal carcinoma) or the lobules (Lobular carcinoma) that supply the ducts with milk and other areas of the breast. In 2010, over 250,000 new cases of breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. alone and risk of getting invasive breast cancer during life time of a women is 1/8.

According to the joint study lead by Jackson State University, breast cancer patients showed a improvement of significant efficacy in altering various outcomes related to breast cancer, after attending in yoga therapy.

In the review of the data bases of 23 literature produced by in USA (n = 9), followed by Germany (n = 3), India (n = 3) and Turkey (n = 2). One study each was from Australia, Canada, Iran, Taiwan, Poland, and UK. met the inclusion criteria, yoga interventions scored a remarkable change in attituded outcomes in patients of breast cancer.

Dr. Sharma M, the lead author said, (due to its effectiveness in treating breast cancer), yoga as an integrative form of therapy for breast cancer is a promising approach".

In breast cancer-related chronic condition of lymphoedema (BCRL), yoga practice promoted the management and prevent the condition worsening and to reduce the threat of infection as well as reducing both the physical and psychosocial effects of lymphoedema, after an 8-week intervention (n=28) and 6-months after a 4-week intervention (n=18).

Promisingly, yoga interventions compromised breathing, physical postures, meditation and relaxation practices based on Satyananda Yoga, showed a good result in modification of lymphatic drainage and increased biopsychosocial acticiites.

Furthermore, with the important guidelines adapted to other yoga styles. yoga therapy may provide a basis for people with secondary lymphoedema in other areas of their body in breast cancer treatment.

Other study also indicated that yoga lesson not only reduced physical and psychological symptoms in breast cancer patients but also improved quality of life, including self-esteem which plays an important for long-term benefits for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Taking together, there is no doubt that yoga intervention displays a significant effect in attenuated physical and mental symptoms, enhanced treatment and quality of life in patients with breast cancer. Students should talk to their instructors about a yoga routine tailored to their needs.

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(1) A systematic review of yoga interventions as integrative treatment in breast cancer by Sharma M1,2, Lingam VC1, Nahar VK3.(PubMed)
(2) Guidelines for teaching yoga to women with breast cancer-related lymphoedema: an evidence-based approach by Loudon A1, Barnett T1, Williams AD2, Visentin D2, Immink MA3, Piller N4.(PubMed)

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