Oncology (General Cancer)/cancer and meditation

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Dear Dr.Sidharth Ghosh ,

         This is different question. cancer is abnormal cell dividing,attacking body own cells,some damage to DNA,I heard. Lot of people told due to stress estrogen increased and also cancer cells born. meditation controls stress. now seen website about  mindfulness meditation.It  itself giving lot of problem such as depression. If one practices meditation, they get cancer or it protect the body against cancer?

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Varun

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Hi Varun,

It is a tough question and to be honest I don't have a clear answer to it but what I would like to share with you is cancer is caused by a lot of factors some of them lifestyle related, some genetic and of course stress also being a major contributor to cancer. Meditation, exercise regularly, stay fit, eat right and staying positive and happy can help you prevent cancer to a certain extent but still genetically you may be more prone. So be positive, listen to your body and any symptoms which are abnormal should not be ignored.

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Sidharth  

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Sidharth Ghosh

Expertise

I can motivate and inspire the cancer patients and their family members not to give up the fight and even provide them guidance and references of the doctors and medication depending on the type of cancer and area they are located

Experience

I am a cancer survivor myself and work with many NGO's in the area of spreading cancer awareness and motivating people. I am a marathon runner by passion and was diagnosed with cancer in the kidney for which I went through a life saving surgery and have been running marathons even after the treatment I also run a blog http://youcanfightcancer.wordpress.com where people from more than 25 countries are associated

Organizations
I am a IT professional working for an MNC as a Project Manager.

Publications
http://blog.credihealth.com/sidharth-ghosh-credihero/ http://digtoknow.com/blackhatfight/survivor-stories/sidharth-ghosh-cancer-survivor/

Education/Credentials
I am a double post graduat; MCA from MDU Rohtak and MBA from FMS University of Delhi.

Awards and Honors
There have been several articles published on me and there are a few motivational videos I have put on the web to motivate people http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNJ452-DPCw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gi4s-o1yvPk

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