Profile image
By Caroline's Breast Cancer Blog (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Exercise, or Reducing AI's Side Effects

Monday, February 13, 2017 6:11
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

All of us ‘lucky’ people with hormone positive breast cancer, get the ‘benefit’ of being able to take hormone therapy or aromatase inhibitors (AIs) such as Femara, Aromasin, etc. These lovely little pills potentially reduce your risk of breast cancer recurrence (that most dreaded of all possibilities).

However these aforementioned lovely little pills cause nice side effects such as bone loss and joint pain. I have friends who had to discontinue AIs because of these side effects. They can be THAT bad.

So a new research study (because we always need more research) has come up with a cure for these issues: Exercise. Parts of me says this is just another reason they want us to exercise. But in this case apparently it really helped women in dealing with the side effects.

Guess what the suggested exercise is: 150 minutes a week of aerobic and resistance exercise. That is the same amount that is suggested for every one for every issue.

I do more than that each week. I do about 180 minutes of cardio and then another 120 minutes of resistance exercise. I have joint pain and osteopenia (the precursor to osteoporosis). I think I would be in horrible shape if I didn’t exercise.

I guess this study results in the same message we get all the time: exercise.

Caroline’s Breast Cancer Blog



Source: http://carolinemfr.blogspot.com/2017/02/exercise-or-reducing-ais-side-effects.html

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.