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How the mind can help in the fight against cancer

 How the mind can help in the fight against cancer

Cancer affects patients and often their families as well. At this stage, when the immune system is failing, healing can help to continue at any cost.

Proponents of alternative medicine believe that it is possible to cure cancer through the power of the mind. The only thing certain is that there are stories of miraculous cures that no one believed in anymore. The psyche may be one explanation for these mysterious remissions.

Mental strength is an advantage in the fight against disease

This is especially true for athletes, whose fighting spirit is honed by competition. Refusing to give up and mentally fighting the disease can help the body heal. Runner Thierry Chalandre, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2017, can confirm this: not being discouraged helps immensely. It is therefore advisable to participate in yoga or tai chi if your physical condition allows it.

How the mind can help in the fight against cancer

The mind affects the body

Many spiritualities explain how the mind affects the body. This theory has also been adopted by some neuroscientists. Mental health affects physical health. Negative emotions and negative thoughts can lead to illness, while positive thoughts can prevent illness. According to Express, happily married people are less likely to contract certain viruses. Logically, this principle seems to apply to cancer as well. Positive thoughts help in healing.

Stress prevention promotes healing

Any effort to maintain a good mental state helps patients fight cancer by reducing stress. Stress is a very powerful psychological mechanism that can complicate or even worsen a health condition. As difficult as it may seem, believing that you can get better helps immensely.

Continue to see your loved ones

The love you receive from your loved ones causes you to release endorphins. These hormones of happiness and joy help your body and mind feel better. Therefore, they have a positive effect on the healing process. Whatever happens, do not lose hope. At least you can beat the disease with your mind. If you can't do it physically, at least you can make the most of the time you have left.

                                                                                             Flore Desbois


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