Article Talk: The Healing Power of TouchArticle Talk: The Healing Power of Touch

Started by VCoast, February 22, 2019
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My mom also had cancer, she was diagnosed when I was 16. I remember when she would get treatment and come home often I would just lay down next to her after getting her medications. I didn't want her to feel lonely or depressed but I also knew she was often in pain. After her mastectomy I would stimulate the vessels in her arm by stroking her arm slowly toward her heart and I could tell she enjoyed the touch. It was hard but I, too feel like touch helped her stay on top of her mental health. I wonder if there could ever be more that we can do for cancer patients regarding touch. I know that some days are hard to the point where wearing clothes hurt and touch is wanted, but I hope that we can some day get around hypersensitivity so that way those going through treatment can enjoy a loving touch just a little bit more.
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