April 19, 2016 - 4:56am
Medicines can heal your wounds and ailments but there has always been need to heal the emotional wounds of an individual. There might be medicines to keep your emotions within certain limits buy to get them treated; love and care are actually the essential elements one always need. Breast cancer awareness also includes the phenomenon of caregiving to the people who are fighting with this menace.
A breast cancer patient doesn’t only want the treatment consist of procedures and medicines. She is also in need of care and time so to make her realize that she is not alone. They need special care without being given any gesture that they have been treated as a patient. Be normal with them as you used to be earlier.
Be patient and concentrative:
It is quite shocking to know about your loved one being in the disease like breast cancer. It is never an easy situation to cope with but one has to with a brave heart soft behavior. You need to participate in the treatment procedure of the person you care for otherwise it would not be possible for the patient or doctor to continue with the treatment. Emotional cleansing is really important. You have to be very much conscious even selection of the words, dressing and about all other aspects of life.
There should also be different training programs regarding the families of the cancer patients where they can learn the basic care techniques. Being a caregiver you have to forgo many of your desires in order to accomplish the ones related to the one you are with. Here it is also very essential to mention that you don’t have to treat the person as a patient but think that you are with her because you have had with her always.
Every individual has her or his own instincts naturally and obviously their own mental capabilities and stress endurance levels.Breast cancer awareness also means to treat every patient according to her mental capacities. If a lady has diagnosed with breast cancer, it doesn’t mean that she can’t be the same as earlier. She is the same person with same needs or should some of the needs been increased now.
You have to make her realize that she can still enjoy the life as earlier. Breast cancer doesn’t restrict someone from enjoying the life. This disease is not only involves the one who is facing it but the whole family. If the lady is married then it becomes the responsibility of the spouse to provide all sort of support and especially the emotional one.
Females become touchier about their appearance after the mastectomy and it’s of course natural but you being a spouse has to tell her that how important she is for you and that the changes in her physical appearance cannot lessen the love and affection that has developed enough since the time of togetherness. Be aware first and then prevail this breast cancer awareness among the masses for the sake of humanity.