The right workout can
increase energy, reduce stress and offset potential weight gain*.
However, speak to your doctor and listen to your body: don’t
go overboard. Also keep in
mind that extra pounds during treatment can be caused by “edema” (water
hormonal changes, not exercise habits. Talk with your physician
about your exercise
regimen and whether a change is needed. When platelet counts are
low, avoid high-risk
sports to prevent bleeding from injuries or rough contact.
can help visually offset weight changes. Too tight or too
baggy clothing should be avoided whether you are overweight
or underweight. Best choices: “relaxed” or “casual” cuts.