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How Acupuncture Can Help Cancer Patients

Acupuncture Can Help Cancer Patients

Finding out that you have a cancer diagnosis and must undergo treatment can be very scary and dealing with the side effects from chemo or other forms or treatment can make it worse. There are helpful adjunctive therapies that can be done while undergoing cancer treatment. Instead of suffering through it, you can try acupuncture, […]

What Can’t Acupuncture Treat?

What Can’t Acupuncture Treat?

This year, an independent non-profit, the Joint Commission, mandated that all hospitals accredited by the organization are required to provide acupuncture and other non-pharmacological pain management modalities as a strategy option for pain management. Did you also know that, last year, the American College of Physicians changed its guidelines to “strongly recommend” that physicians look […]

New Trials Reinforce Role of Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment

Aromatase inhibitors are one of the most commonly used treatments for breast cancer. Over a period of five to ten years, these drugs lower estrogen levels and reduce the risk that the cancer will occur. However, side effects include arthritis-like pain. Where there is pain, there is concern over the use of pain-relief drugs, particularly […]

My First Acupuncture Appointment

My First Acupuncture Appointment

Odds are, someone who is considering making their first acupuncture appointment, might require a confidence boost. That is understandable, which is why I came up with this list to prepare you for your first acupuncture appointment. Each practitioner is different but these are some of the most common tips to know: Acupuncture treats more than just pain. Many […]