Meditation to Mediate Emotional Swings of Breast Cancer Survivors

International Research Journal of Tamil

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Title Meditation to Mediate Emotional Swings of Breast Cancer Survivors
 
Creator S, Akila
P, Priyadharsni
M, Charu Nivedita
Shanmuga Sundaram, Thilagavathi
 
Subject Breast Cancer
Women
Yoga
 
Description Cancer has gradually occupied a bigger space in mortality count. It’s reported that every four minutes a person is affected by cancer. Women had taken over men; mainly 1 in 30 women are affected by breast cancer. Breast cancer has cancer. Breast cancer has a great impact on emotional & social perspectives. More than an organ it’s a symbol of beauty and motherhood. In Ancient Tamil literatures, mainly sanga literatures at many instances poets have glorified the beauty of women, donating breast, hair, waist line & motherhood. Though difficult we still can survive with one kidney, one eye, leg and hand but in breast cancer it is tragedy. The pain of hair due to chemotherapy, losing a breast and beauty seems to be higher than pain caused by the disease. They undergo a lot of mood swings and emotional imbalances, to build in resilience and to enhance their livelihood meditation. Yoga helps than to beat over fatigue. It also helps manage the side effects of cancer treatment and helps manage the emotional add-ons such us mental fatigue, depression. Yoga is mainly recommended for the psycho-social wellbeing along with family counselling. The yogic package mainly had pranayama practice, meditation and few asanas. Regular practice if continued by breast cancer survivor even after the cancer cure will have lifelong benefits. The purpose of writing this article is to create awareness among women of my own motherland-Tamil Nadu to stay conscious and undergo regular screening as women are the true lights of our nation.
 
Publisher IOR PRESS
 
Date 2021-01-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/215
10.34256/irjt21115
 
Source International Research Journal of Tamil; Vol. 3 No. 1 (2021): Volume 3, Issue 1, Year 2021; 140-148
2582-1113
10.34256/irjt211
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/215/78
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Akila S, Priyadharsni P, Charu Nivedita M, Thilagavathi Shanmuga Sundaram
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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