Trying alternative mesothelioma therapies can seem like a scary science experiment. They can be expensive and outlandish with dubious results. Maybe it’s time to give meditation a try. It’s simple, free and one of the hottest well-being trends right now for everyone, not just cancer patients. But mesothelioma patients may stand to gain more than most by learning this gentle, ancient practice. Reported evidence suggests that mesothelioma patients who practice meditation can improve their quality of life. What is Meditation? Meditation, also known as mindfulness, is a mind-body process that … [Read more...]
Should You Take a Multivitamin During Mesothelioma Treatment?
No matter what phase of mesothelioma treatment you’re in there are probably times when you don’t feel like eating very much. But at the same time you may also be concerned about maintaining good nutrition and obtaining all the nutrients you need to so you can feel as well as you possibly can. Should you consider taking a multi-vitamin? Maybe but proceed with caution. The American Cancer Society takes an overall dim view of nutrition supplements. “Regardless of what they claim, dietary supplements are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or relieve the effects of diseases,” they state … [Read more...]