Acupuncture and Cancer


Alleviate the symptoms of Cancer

Acupuncture and Cancer: Acupuncture and Moxibustion are powerful tools that complement conventional cancer therapy. These include surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  Furthermore, while undergoing such therapies, acupuncture and moxibustion can result in treatment toleration improving and sometimes prevents side effects.Cancer treatment with Acupuncture

As well as helping to reduce side effects, it also helps support a patient’s emotional well-being. Patients often experience a myriad of emotions throughout the process.  After the initial diagnosis, treatment plan and hopefully recovery,

it can be the mind that takes a while to recover. The magnitude of the experience can be overwhelming. The initial diagnosis may also result in fear, shock and anxiety.  Anger/frustration and ‘why me’ thoughts may also arise.  Furthermore, concern about the future and other family members will no doubt worry you.

Acupuncture can safely and effectively alleviate the symptoms of cancer including;

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Hot flushes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Loss of taste
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Metallic taste
  • Cystitis
  • Fever
  • Skin rash
  • Shortness of breath
  • Also, Difficulty in swallowing

Acupuncture and Cancer – Further information:

Furthermore, Cancer is dramatically on the rise. During the 60’s just 1 in 10 would suffer from cancer.  This was an estimate for the developed world. Today this figure is one in three.  According to the ONS, the incidence rate for breast cancer in the UK has risen by 70% within 30 years.

Furthermore, weekly Acupuncture alongside Cancer treatment is cumulative.  For more information and to also discuss your individual case, please contact me.