4 patient evaluations for Gardening

Sep 13, 2011 (Started Dec 05, 1977)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (pain in lower back)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Moderation. Temporary limitation due to double mastectomy on 13 Sep 2011
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Dec 05, 1977)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Promote relaxation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall) (pain in lower back)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 8 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Aug 14, 1982)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (shortness of breath (dyspnea), overactivity)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: Gardening was a real solace and hobby of mine for a long time that I shared with my husband. We grew vegetables, legumes, fruit, potatoes, even peanuts once so our boys could see how they grew. As my depression worsened though and my back and hips became more and more compromised from arthritis and other complications gardening became more and more difficult for me. I missed it terribly and my husband missed me sharing in the care of it. I think gardening is a wonderful thing even if all you can do is a little pruning or keep some potted plants by the front and back door to tend.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: overactivity, shortness of breath (dyspnea)

  • 0 helpful marks
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