Practice Effective Stress Management
There’s no doubt that managing your treatment while going through daily life can be stressful. The best way to deal with this stress is to make time for relaxation.
You can start with simple activities like reading a book or talking with a friend.
Yoga, meditation, and tai chi can also be useful relaxation techniques. If you’re feeling truly overwhelmed, look at ways that you can outsource some of the tasks you need to do.
Keep Informed About Your Illness
One thing that often adds to the stress and anxiety of living with advanced prostate cancer is the lack of information. While you should be able to have meaningful conversations with your doctor, there’s nothing wrong with doing some research on your own.
What you learn can help to inform your next visit and it may help you to know that the things you’re experiencing are far from rare.
It might not be easy but you have to take care of yourself while dealing with advanced prostate cancer.
By using the tips here, you can craft a plan that can help you to manage late-stage prostate cancer and what its treatment may throw at you.
As always, consult your doctor before making any major changes to your routine.