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Reclaiming Your Life After Diagnosis by Kim Thiboldeaux, Mitch Golant, Mehmet Oz

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Chapter 12

It’s Not Just You

It Takes a Community

There are only four kinds of people in the world:Those who have been caregivers;Those who are currently caregivers;Those who will be caregivers; andThose who will need caregivers.

ROSALYNN CARTER,Helping Yourself Help Others

aLTHOUGH RELAXATION can work wonders in helping to manage stress and side effects, nothing helps more than a strong support system. If you’re blessed with close, loving caregivers and allow them to do their work to help you throughout your cancer experience, you can, and will, find the strength to keep going.

Research shows that people who are well connected to others have a lower death rate from all causes or diseases, while those who completely isolate themselves have the ...

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