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Sad, angry, frustrated, depressed — if you feel like you’re on an emotional roller coaster as you go through cancer treatment, take a deep breath. You are not alone.
Experiencing a wide range of emotions is a normal part of the cancer journey. One of the biggest challenges you may face during treatment is learning how to cope with all those emotions.
To beat the blues during treatment, try these strategies and small lifestyle changes:
Feelings of depression, anxiety and fear are very common and normal responses to a cancer diagnosis. If you notice one of the following symptoms lasts for more than two weeks and interferes with your day-to-day activities, contact your doctor:
If you need more ways to beat the blues, consider joining a support group. You may find it encouraging to talk to others in a similar situation.
How do you stay positive during treatment? Tell us in the below comments.
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