Studies have shown that relaxation techniques and exercise such as yoga have been shown to increase overall health of the body and quality of life of the individual. A review article was done studying the effect on yoga of quality of life of women with breast cancer. Yoga was determined to help with physical and body stability and help with relaxation. The study noted that yoga can be beneficial for immune system modification and help to stabilize the autonomic nervous system and control emotions. It is highly recommended that women going through breast cancer treatment engage in some type of exercise in order to help maintain their quality of life.
Dehghanmehr, S, Varasteh, S, Koochakzai, M, Nooraeen, S, and Salarzaei, M; (2018) Studying the Effect of Doing Yoga on the Quality of the Life of Women with Breast Cancer: A Review Article. Prensa Med Argent 104:2. doi: 10.4172/0032-745X.1000278.