Acupuncture could be used as an effective treatment for cancer pain. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine tested which acupoints would provide the most relief for cancer patients from cancer pain. Acupuncture has been proven effective against different kinds of body pain. The researchers recruited 42 patients going through...
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For the estimated 1.3 million Americans who suffer with rheumatoid arthritis, treatment options typically include medications that can be associated with significant side effects. A natural complementary treatment is acupuncture, but how effective is ... [...]
Mao said allowing women to try alternative therapies as part of their treatment based on preferences, gives them back a sense of control. He also said these natural methods of treatment have shown that they help patients. Trials and research found that ... [...]
25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, "sham" acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill. Interestingly, sham acupuncture ... [...]
At 24 weeks, 16 weeks after treatments ended, acupuncture was still associated with the greatest reduction in hot flashes. But even those who had sham acupuncture or placebo pills had steeper drops in hot flash scores at 24 weeks than those who took ... [...]
People suffering from breast cancer often experience hot flashes after undergoing treatments that suppress female estrogen hormones. While hormone replacement therapy can help reduce hot flashes, estrogen can increase the risk of cancer, which makes the procedure, not a good option. [...]