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Life is very short. But our dreams and style of living life makes it king size.

We dream of getting 6 marks salary, big car, own house in life. They try their best to fulfill them. But sometimes some difficulties suddenly stop our way.


It's scary to hear, isn't it? Cancer disease and its pain breaks the patient as well as the people associated with it. It does not matter in which organ the patient has cancer and to what stage the cancer has spread.

People are often diagnosed with cancer quite late. There are many changes in a patient's life after having cancer. He starts doubting the rest of his life and the rest of his days as well.

Cancer Status in India

If we talk about the status of cancer in India, then the situation looks appalling. According to data from Globocan 2018, 11,57,294 new cancer cases have been reported in India in 2018. These figures include both men and women.

At the same time, there have been 7,84,821 deaths due to cancer in the last 5 years. While 22,58,208 people are currently battling cancer in the country. The cancers that the people of India are facing the most include cases of breast, oral, cervical, gastric and lung cancer.

What are Complaints?

Cancer patients usually:

1. Depression and Anxiety

2. Pain, Nausea, Fatigue

3. Low self-confidence

4. Emotional Distress

There are complaints.

Fight Cancer

Life is the name of vivacity and lively people never give up. Take a look and see, you will find hundreds of such examples in this world who have not only defeated cancer but have also touched new dimensions of success.

There are many examples in front of you like Yuvraj Singh, Irrfan Khan, Manisha Koirala, Anurag Basu, Lisa Ray, Mumtaz, Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) among those who won by fighting cancer.

Yoga Will Help

Cancer patients need physical, mental and emotional support the most. Yoga is an ancient Indian method of healing diseases. Yoga is the process of keeping you healthy from within.

There are many forms of yoga like asana, pranayama and meditation or meditation. Yoga helps cancer patients to deal with the negative effects of the disease. It has been proved in research that cancer patients can get the following benefits from the practice of yoga.

Stress Reduction:

Fighting a deadly disease requires physical, mental and emotional strength. But usually the patient starts lacking these things.

Practicing yoga will not only help you feel less stress but will also help in strengthening your immune functions.

Getting Better Sleep:

Regular practice of Yogasanas and Pranayama helps the body to relax. This will also help you to sleep better. You will be able to get more hours of sleep than ever before. Due to which the process of healing the disease is accelerated.

Increase in physical activity:

Continuous practice of yogasanas increases strength, flexibility and physical activity in the body. The body lying on the bed can also be made dynamic with the continuous practice of yoga.

Detox the body:

Yogasana has a direct effect on the muscles of the body. It also increases the supply of blood in the body. This increases the balance in the glands of the body.

The biggest effect of yoga in cancer is on the lymphatic glands or lymphatic glands. The lymphatic glands accelerate the process of healing the body from within.

In addition, the science of yoga strengthens the connection between body and mind and helps in boosting self-confidence.

Here we will tell you yogasanas for cancer, whose practice will help you in healing and transforming yourself. Our advice is to consult your doctor once before doing these yogasanas.

1. Reclining Bound Angle Pose:

Begin this yoga posture with Baddha Konasana Yoga. Keep your back straight. Heel and soles of feet together, knees wide open. Hands will surround the feet. Exhaling, bend the lower back towards the floor. Put the weight of your body first on the hands, then the elbows or forearms and finally, the waist, lower back, torso, and then the head on the floor. Keep the palms at a 45 degree angle, palms up. Stay in this pose for 20-30 seconds.

2. Bitilasana-Marjaryasana (Cat-Cow Pose/Bitilasana-Marjaryasana)

In this yoga posture, the body has to be brought in the posture of cat and cow. To start the asana, you should come on your knees and palms. For Cow Pose, curl under the toes.

Try to pull the stomach and navel towards the spine with the muscles. Keep in mind that there should be no pressure on your neck during this. Try to lift your head up and look towards the ceiling as comfortably as possible.

Now, you have to get into the cat position. To come in this position, you leave your spine loose. Drop your head from top to bottom. Look at the floor. Keep the breathing rate normal and practice this asana for about 10-15 minutes.

3. Sukhasana (Easy Pose with Palms Pressed/Sukhasana)

Sit cross-legged on a yoga mat in Staff Pose (Dandasana). Bend the knees and bring them towards the torso. Pull the shoulder bones back and straighten the spine. Join the palms of the hands in front of the chest in the posture of Namaskar. Keep taking long and deep breaths.

4. Viparita Karani Asana/Legs Up the Wall

Sit on the side of the wall with support. Breathe out all at once. Slowly, while lying on the ground, raise the legs with the help of the wall. Open the shoulders. Do not put pressure on the throat.

Extend arms on both sides, palms up. Keep your legs straight and try to look at your chest. You can do this pose as long as you feel comfortable.

5. Bridge Pose/Setu-Bandhasana:

Lie on your back, bring your ankles near your waist. Try to hold your ankles with your hands and try to lift the waist.

Keep your neck and head down and maintain contact with the floor. Do not practice this pose for more than 60 seconds.

6. Shavasana (Corpse Pose/Savasana):

Lie straight on the ground. Give 2-3 inches of stretch in the legs at the bottom. After that leave the hands open. Close your eyes and try to relax every part of the body. After yoga, practice this asana at the end. Do not do this pose for less than 5 minutes.

All people who are battling cancer and taking chemotherapy. Yogasanas for Cancer will help in giving them inner peace and happiness. This increases the will of the patient to live. Anyway, it is only the desire to live that gives the patient the strength to stand up again.

Cancer Care Trust

Cancer Care Trust was established with the aim is to help cancer patients in rebuilding their own lives. We work by taking charge of their future by restoring within them a sense of self worth & confidence. Being a national level development organization we work to support underprivileged children, youth and women in thematic areas of education, healthcare, youth employability and empowerment of women and girls across India.

Motto is to bring about a positive change in the lives of the most vulnerable people of our society. With this aim we have partner with several grass root programmers. We advocate with national & local government to bring out the policy which proves to be beneficial for the needy patients. Cancer care trust is the leading NGO in Delhi which provides relief to the victims of natural calamities and also to support the minority and exploited class of public without making any discrimination on the basis of caste, sex, religion or locality.

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