The Connection Between Sleep and Lung Cancer

Posted by Darian Dozier on Feb 15, 2023 10:55:00 AM

Our breathing function is the most vital aspect of our survival, besides a beating heart. When we are unable to do that well, this can be problematic and lead to a number of various health disorders. One of these is lung cancer. A lack of sleep can both increase our risk of developing lung cancer and worsen the prognosis if it's already diagnosed. 

The idea of cancer can be very alarming and disruptive towards sleep efforts. Sleep health is more important than making sure you aren't grumpy the next day. Getting the recommended number of hours of sleep each day can help reduce your risk of developing some very serious diseases, including lung cancer. Continue reading to find out more about this connection, and what you can do to reduce your risk. 


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Tips for Better Sleep for Patients with Cancer

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jun 30, 2022 12:27:53 PM

Patients with cancer have many changes to their lives depending on the type of cancer, treatment or management, and overall disability that they may face. In addition to the emotional pull that cancer has on their lives, these patients may also have trouble sleeping.

Sleeping is very important for the body, as that is the time that healing and repair, as well as strength building takes place. Sleep can also help with emotional management and mood regulation throughout the processes of cancer treatment. Here are a few tips for how to manage your sleep if you are a patient with cancer. 

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Sleep Disorders in Patients with Cancer

Posted by Darian Dozier on May 2, 2022 4:13:00 PM

Patients with cancer have many physiological changes that are life-altering. One of those changes is sleep. Cancer can have significant changes on patients' ability to get adequate amount of rest, for a variety of reasons. Continue reading to find out how cancer can impact sleep and what are the best ways to overcome those challenges. 

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Topics: cancer

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