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Acupuncture Improves Management of Hot Flashes, Quality of Life in Breast Cancer
Women with breast cancer who used acupuncture plus enhanced self-care to manage their hot flashes and climacteric symptoms were better able to manage their symptoms compared with those who used enhanced self-care alone, a study in the Journal of ... [...]
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Trial: Acupuncture Helps With Hot Flashes in Breast Ca
In the "AcCliMaT" study, 190 women with a mean age of 49 years with a diagnosis of breast carcinoma were recruited from five cancer hospitals and one primary healthcare center in northern Italy from March 2010 to October 2013. Almost all of the ... [...]
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Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Hot Flashes, Study Finds
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 ... [...]
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Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
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 ... [...]
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Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
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 ... [...]
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Acupuncture May Help With Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer Treatment
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. [...]
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