Top 7 Reasons to get to the Lymphedema Awareness Walk March 28th 2015:

Movement and You:


1) Support Patients with Lymphedema and Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema.

All proceeds go toward assisting these patients with their care and supplies.

2) Cancer Prevention:

  • Inactivity is strongly correlated to Cancer Risk.
  • Movement prevents cancers. 
  • Common Side effects of cancer treatment are alleviated with exercise.

In the 2008 Journal of Clinical Oncology,  women walking briskly 2-3 hours per week in the year prior to developing breast cancer were 31% less likely to die from the cancer than the sedentary women.  Also, those women who increased their activity after diagnosis lowered their risk of death by 45%.  Conversely, those decreasing their activity upon diagnosis increased their risk of death four-fold.

3) Enhances Strength and Density of Bones.

  • Increases and maintains bone mineral density in older adults.

4) Prevents Diabetes:

  • Maintains Normal Blood Sugar
  • Improved insulin signaling

5) Improves Heart Health:

  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Lower Resting Heart Rate
  • Improves Circulation
  • Decrease Body Mass Index

6) Enhances Immunity:

  • The strength of your immune system is directly correlated to physical activity.
  • Can help prevent respiratory tract viral infections and reduce their duration.

7) Improved Mental Health:

  • Improves image of Self
  • Improves confidence
  • Lowers Stress
  • Improves Sleep



Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, and Karolyn A. Gazella

Peapod Purse

A Lymphedema Charitable Organization

5K Walk in Support of Lymphedema Awareness and Treatment

WHEN?    Saturday March 28th, 2015  8am Registration/ 9am Start Time
WHAT?    A 5K walk at the Manalapan Recreation Center 
WHERE?  Located at 120 County Road 522 in Manalapan, NJ
WHY?     To support Lymphedema Awareness & Treatment
WHO?     You! 

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