Making Changes for a Healthier Life

Mesothelioma Caner Alliance

Mesothelioma Caner Alliance

Emily Walsh, the Community Outreach Director for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has gracious agreed to guest post for us here at Aprons and Cammies. To read more about Emily Walsh and Mesothelioma, please follow her here:


Many veterans give up on their health and do not live productive lives because of different ailments they’re dealing with. PTSD is a mental condition that affects most veterans and can easily disrupt a person’s daily functions. Another big problem that many veterans are now dealing with is mesothelioma and many people are receiving cancer treatment for this issue. There are a few things you need to know about improving your health and living a more productive life. You can do many things to accomplish this without having to resort to solely using medications and different prescription drugs.

A great way to improve your health would be to exercise a little more than what you’re doing right now. You might find that a simple walk each day after your dinner is enough to improve your quality of life and lift your mood. When you exercise, your body naturally releases endorphins that help you to feel better. Because of this, you will find that exercise is easy to add to your life and can be done in a way so that it is actually enjoyable. If you love dancing, for example, don’t hesitate to join a local dancing class and see what is in store for you.

Another great way to improve your health and to avoid different medical ailments would be to diet and eat a little better. Many people have found that even making small daily changes to their diet is enough to keep them healthy and active as well as to avoid developing diabetes. You will definitely want to speak with your doctor before you actually make changes to your daily diet, especially if you are on medication or if your doctor has already established a set diet for you.

All veterans still need to visit their doctors regularly and be apart of a support group that they can turn to if they need someone to talk with. You can find a number of support groups both online and in your local area that you can benefit from making use of. You will notice that these types of changes are great for when you’re looking to live a healthier life and would like to be more productive. Making these simple changes can also help you get over different ailments that you may already be dealing with so that they are not so much of an issue in your life.

-Emily Walsh

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