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Help cancer-related pain
It is widely known that acupuncture is great treatment tool for muscle
pain. It is also powerful for cancer-related pain.
Many clinical trials done about it by scietist all over the world,
including China, Hongkong, France,German, England and United States.
Acupuncture is effective for control of pain, of local swelling
post-operatively, for shortening the resolution of hematoma and tissue
swelling and for minimizing use of medications and their attendant side
effects. Energetic acupuncture, an approach consisting of the use of
needles with electricity and moxibustion (a form of local heating with
herbs imparts a sense of well being and accelerates patients' recovery.
That acupuncture is a powerful tool for general pain control is widely
known. . Less known is its success use in some cancer-related pain and
in reducing narcotic use and thereby minimizing the side effects
confusion, disturbed mentation, behavioral changes, nausea and severe
To relief the side effect of chemotherapeutic and radiation therapy
Nausea and vomiting which commonly occurs during
chemotherapy can often be aided by acupuncture and Chinese
medicines.Of all the investigated effects of acupuncture on
cancer-related or chemotherapy-related symptoms and disorders, the
positive effect of acupuncture on
chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (N/V) is
the most convincing, as demonstrated by the consistency of the results
of a variety of clinical study types, including randomized clinical
trials, nonrandomized trials, prospective consecutive case
series, and retrospective studies Its effectiveness helps in minimizing
the use of standard, expensive multi-drug anti-nausea regimens with
their attendant side effects, given along with the chemotherapeutic
To strengthen immune system
Surgery, chemotherapeutic and radiation therapy can not kill the cancer
cell by 100 percent, so boost immune system and restore body's nature
cancer-fighting mechanism is very important for cancer patients to
Acupuncture can enhance platelet count and prevented leukocyte decrease
after radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Experiment also show that
leukocyte phagocytosis was enhanced after 3 times daily acupuncture
treatments and NK cell activity were significantly increased in
the acupuncture group.
- A 2008 study published in The International Journal of Radiation Oncology found that acupuncture is also effective at treating a variety of other side effects of cancer treatments as well, including hot flashes, depression, and night sweats. (
- Acupuncture may ease cancer-related fatigue.
A 2012 study on 227 patients found that women who attended six weekly acupuncture sessions had greater improvements in fatigue as well as anxiety, depression and quality of life, compared to those who only received educational materials.