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Brain fog, aches and pains...

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Sherryalltheway
Posts: 2
Joined: Jan 2013

Hi Friends.. Eight years out and still struggling. So I googled some of my symptoms and

was surprised to come across so many survivors that are suffering with similar stuggles.

I am on a pain killer for bone pain and sleeping pills... I've been blaming them for the memory loss but now

I am not sure.. I'm trying to find some good wholesome remedies... So tired of perscription drugs:(

 

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CypressCynthia
Posts: 4017
Joined: Oct 2009

I especially struggle with aches, pains and fatigue.  Even though it seems paradoxical, exercise has really been shown to improve fatigue and quality of life.  Today, we are having beautiful weather, so I made myself go for a 3 mile walk--even though it was the last thing I wanted to do.  I know I need to do more, but will keep trying to do what I can.  I did feel a little better just getting up and out.  Hope this helps!

Exercise as an Intervention for Cancer-Related Fatigue: http://ptjournal.apta.org/content/84/8/736.full

Effects of exercise on breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis:   http://www.canadianmedicaljournal.ca/content/175/1/34.full

Pain in long-term breast cancer survivors: the role of body mass index, physical activity, and sedentary behavior:    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23242613

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