Lifestyle Changes to Manage Prostate Cancer
By adopting certain lifestyle habits, you can help speed your recovery from prostate cancer.
Rest When Tired
Do Not Smoke
Eat a Balanced Diet
Good nutrition is essential for health and well-being. To aid in your recovery, make sure you are getting all the nutrients that your body needs for healing. Try to increase your intake of fruits, vegetables
When to Contact Your Doctor
If you feel extreme fatigue or severe pain, talk with your doctor. It is important to know your limits when you are recovering from cancer.
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Prostate cancer. National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/prostate . Accessed October 9, 2008.
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