Yoga is being prescribed to relieve stress and building immunity. “During this pandemic, we are at a time where everyone is stressed. There are no normals and when we’re stressed,” said Dr. Doreen Wiggins, a breast surgeon with Brown Surgical Associates and the director of the Cancer Survivorship Medicine program at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative….
Dr. Doreen Wiggins
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced both doctors and their patients into unchartered territory. In Yoga Medicine, Dr. Doreen Wiggins explains how she has called upon her yoga training to cultivate compassion not only for herself but for others. Read the full article »
Once cancer treatment for breast cancer has been completed, there is no guarantee of wholly successful treatment. That can lead patients into the territory of fear of cancer recurrence (FCR). In a recent article in Yoga Medicine, Dr. Doreen Wiggins discussed the role yoga can play in overcoming that fear. She says research has demonstrated…