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How Can Mind-Body Medicine Help Myeloma Patients With Side Effect Management?

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Published on October 18, 2018

How can a mindfulness practice help patients live well with multiple myeloma? Patient Power host and advocate Cindy Chmielewski is joined by myeloma patient Jill Zitzewitz to discuss the benefits of mind-body medicine and share simple, at-home mindfulness techniques to help others cope with side effects, pain and anxiety. Watch now to learn more. 

Produced by Patient Power. We thank Celgene Corporation, Genentech, Helsinn and Novartis for their support. 

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Transcript | How Can Mind-Body Medicine Help Myeloma Patients With Side Effect Management?

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Cindy Chmielewski:

How about pain?  Ways of dealing with whether it's back pain or any type of bone pain.  Anyone have suggestions?  

So mindfulness definitely has helped with my pain as well.  I seem to be able to kind of forget about it for a bit.  Another thing that really for me, I'm in love with my heating pad, so I find for my back at the end of the day I just need to sit on it, so I'll have the air conditioner blaring so I can actually sit on my heating pad and kind of get some relief that way.  

Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of our sponsors, contributors, partners or Patient Power. Our discussions are not a substitute for seeking medical advice or care from your own doctor. That’s how you’ll get care that’s most appropriate for you.

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