Multiple Myeloma an incurable disease, but I have spent the last 25 years in remission using a blend of conventional oncology and evidence-based nutrition, supplementation, and lifestyle therapies from peer-reviewed studies that your oncologist probably hasn't told you about.
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In many ways, the most effective (and inexpensive) multiple myeloma therapy is frequent, moderate exercise. I say moderate because many of us MM patients have bone involvement. We have to be careful about managing our bone health.
My 91 year old mom likes to reminisce that when I was born back in ’59, the standard hospital stay for new moms was two weeks. Yep, 14 days. Rest was considered the best therapy. How things change…
If you are diagnosed with multiple myeloma? Exercise. Before, during and after conventional multiple myeloma therapy. In fact, I am more than 26 years past my original MM diagnosis and I exercise moderately 6 times a week. Moderately. I credit regular exercise as an important MM therapy that keeps me in complete remission.
My favorite exercise is chugging away on my elliptical.
I am both a long-term multiple myeloma survivor and MM coach. While conventional therapies such as chemo, radiation, and surgery may be necessary for the newly diagnosed or relapsed patient, evidence-based complementary and integrative therapies are essential to long-term MM survival.
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“CA patients who’ve been told to rest and avoid exercise can – and should – find ways to be physically active both during and after treatment, according to new national guidelines. Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH..
We have to get doctors past the ideas that exercise is harmful to their CA patients. There is a still a prevailing attitude out there that patients shouldn’t push themselves during treatment, but our message — avoid inactivity — is essential,” Schmitz says…
“The timing of exercise did matter, however. It appeared to be more beneficial when patients started fitness routines during treatment rather than waiting until afterward. Patients who exercised during treatment experienced improvements in both physical and mental health, while people who started later had only gains in physical fitness…”