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I'm trying to stay physically active. Any suggestions on good activities for a myeloma patient?
Posted: Apr 02, 2014
I'm trying to stay physically active. Any suggestions on good activities for a myeloma patient? image

Any activity (as long as your doctor approves!) is good activity. Aim for at least 30 minutes a day. Walking is terrific. So is yoga, which has numerous physical and mental benefits. Dex is a muscle wasting drug so you might be extra weak. Weight lifting is a great idea but be extremely cautious with the amount of weight so you don't injure yourself or break a bone. Definitely discuss with your doctor before getting into a public swimming pool.

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Jennifer Ahlstrom

Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can contribute to cures by joining HealthTree Cure Hub and joining clinical research. Founder and CEO of HealthTree Foundation. 

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