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    Acupuncture in Cancer

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    Many illnesses are treated with acupuncture. In cancer treatment, its main use is to control symptoms, including the following: 
    • Nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, Radiation, Surgery and Morning Sickness
    • Boost Immune System
    • Muscle and joint pain in women with hormonal dependent breast cancer
    • Pain
    • Lymphedema (It may occur in an arm or leg if lymph vessels are blocked, damaged, or removed by surgery. Lymphedema is a lifelong concern for many breast cancer patients)
    • Fatigue 
    • Weight Loss
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Insomnia
    • Poor appetite
    • Dry mouth
    • Hot flashes
    • Nerve problems and Peripheral neuropathy
    • Constipation and diarrhea
    • Failure of gastrointestinal (GI) muscles to move food through the GI tract (Ileus) following surgery

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    Clinical uses of Acupuncture

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    Acupuncture is also useful in: 
    • Stroke rehabilitation, which involves relearning skills that a person lost because of brain damage from a stroke
    • Headache / Migraines
    • Menstrual cramps
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Fibromyalgia or widespread pain and tenderness of muscle and soft tissue
    • Myofascial pain, caused by spasm in the muscles
    • Low back pain. For people who have low back pain, acupuncture may help decrease pain and increase activity
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome, or pressure on a nerve in the wrist that results in tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain of the fingers and hand
    • Asthma, or inflammation in the tubes that carry air to the lungs, resulting in periodic episodes of difficulty breathing, wheezing, chest tightness, and coughing
    • Drug Addiction: Acupuncture may help reduce symptoms of withdrawal after a person stops taking a drug he or she is addicted to. It may also help prevent a relapse. More studies are needed to learn about the benefits of acupuncture
    • Dental pain
    • Labor pain
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    Acupuncture - Prevention Vs Treatment

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