Relief from Chemotherapy Therapy Side Effects: Natural Medicine

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For many cancer patients, finding ways to manage the side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal treatments is a great challenge. Most patients do not want to take more drugs and are looking for safe, health promoting solutions from Natural Medicine. Letʼs look at a few of the most common side effects and how we manage them with natural medicine:

Acupuncture Relieves Anxiety Before Surgery

Who is calm and relaxed before surgery? I don’t know too many patients who are not anxious before surgery. Patients participating in a study in China who received acupuncture prior to surgery reported a greater than 50% decrease in their anxiety.

Acupuncture Relieves Joint Pain Caused By Breast Cancer Treatments

Among the women treated with true acupuncture, findings demonstrated that they experienced significant improvement in joint pain and stiffness over the course of the study. Pain severity declined, and overall physical well-being improved. Additionally, 20 percent of the patients who had reported taking pain relief medications reported that they no longer needed to take these medications following acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture Relieves Fatigue in Cancer Patients

A large study involving over 13,000 patients experiencing chemotherapy related fatigue showed a 31.3% improvement after receiving acupuncture treatment.
Cancer patients looking for alternative cancer treatments to relieve the side effects of chemotherapy can turn to acupuncture for relief of fatigue.


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