Recap of Self-Care Tips

Recap of Self-Care Tips

You have taken the first step towards reclaiming your energy by learning that your fatigue is real and that there are some things that might help you to manage your fatigue. To recap, draw upon your strengths in how you cope with challenges, have healthy eating habits and a varied diet, use your energy wisely, […]

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What It’s Like To Live With Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

What It’s Like To Live With Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

[Music] when someone hears the phrase multiple personalities it likely stirs up images from the 1976 movie civil or perhaps the opposing characters of Jekyll and Hyde popular culture would have you believe that people with multiple personalities are dangerous and few and far between however an estimated 150 million people experience dissociative disorders what […]

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Radiation therapy for prostate cancer: What to expect

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer: What to expect

I’m Dr. Danny Vesprini, Radiation Oncologist at Sunnybrook, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto. I treat prostate cancer and other malignancies. Prostate cancer is the most common malgnancy diagnosed in men in North America. The two main options of treatment are either radical prostatectomy with surgery or […]

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Self-Care Tips: Try these Tips to Relax Your Mind

Self-Care Tips: Try these Tips to Relax Your Mind

As I mentioned in the beginning its not only physical fatigue that patients feel, a big part is dealing with mental fatigue. So what are some ways to increase your mental energy and cope with negative feelings? One of the key things is choosing activities that you love, that brings you joy, that brings you […]

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Self-Care Tips: Learn New Ways to Cope

Self-Care Tips: Learn New Ways to Cope

Another way of recovering your energy is to look at how you have coped in the past. Begin by thinking about how you have coped with other challenges in the past — draw on those strengths. Make time to think about what it means to take care of yourself. For example, can you accept help […]

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Self-Care Tips: Exercise

Self-Care Tips: Exercise

Now we are going to talk about exercise and why is it important. Research tells us that exercise is one of the most helpful ways to improve cancer related fatigue. Studies have shown that exercise can lower level of fatigue by 40-50%. Exercise can improve survival and lower the relative risk of some cancer recurrence. […]

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Self-Care Tips: Save Your Energy

The next area you can work on is using your energy wisely. Save your energy and use it for activities that are meaningful to you. Some tips you can try are: • Taking time to plan ahead, whether it be looking at activities from your week or from your day to day basis. • Knowing […]

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Self-Care Tips: Eat Well

Self-Care Tips: Eat Well

Now we’re going to talk about nutrition and what you can eat and drink to better fuel your body. Choose a variety of healthy foods and have regular meals throughout the day. For some people it may be 3 big meals in a day, while for others it can be 5 smaller meals that you […]

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The US Health Care System Needs Immigrants

as a recent eight-nation bracket tournament in the new york times showed and i’ve discussed that a lot many people think the united states healthcare system has a lot of problems so it seems reasonable to think of policy changes that make things better not worse making it harder for immigrants to come here to […]

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Parham Doctors’ Hospital – Recent Innovations in Joint Replacements – Dr. Cyrus Kump

Parham Doctors’ Hospital – Recent Innovations in Joint Replacements – Dr. Cyrus Kump

(upbeat music) – [Announcer] Neighborhood Health Watch is sponsored by the doctors of HCA Virginia Health System. – Today in Neighborhood Health Watch, innovative treatment methods in joint replacement surgery. Arthritis is a source of pain for millions of people and can lead to disability. Doctors say joint replacements, such as hip and knee replacements, […]

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