It is a well-known fact that exercise contributes to a healthy lifestyle. During this phase of your lymphoma experience, exercise is even more important for your recovery from treatment, your overall health, and your quality of life. Exercise has been shown to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, body composition, mood, stress, energy levels, fatigue, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, happiness, and several quality of life factors in cancer survivors. Other forms of physical activity can come from relaxation techniques that incorporate fluid movement and stretches.
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