Alternative Cancer Treatment

Today there are many way of treatment to cure cancer in which people can choose to fight cancer. Most of these treatments have been used traditionally long time ago.

Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy utilizes essential oils and fragrant substances from a plant’s flowers, stalks, bar, roots, or leaves. These scents are released into the air, creating a calming environment to promote relaxation and relieve stress. Aromatherapy can be performed by a practitioner, but individuals may also use aromatherapy without a practitioner present. The fragrant oils are applied to the skin or added to bath water Aromatherapy is used to relieve stress but is also used to treat a variety of ailments, including infections, depression, insomnia, and high blood pressure. It is important for an individual to consult a doctor before determining the appropriate use for aromatherapy in an overall alternative cancer treatment or alternative treatment for another disease.

Acupuncture: This form of alternative cancer treatment derived from the Chinese and is one of the oldest therapies in the world. For the past 20 years, acupuncture has become more popular in the United States, and is being used alone or with conventional Western medicine as a way to control pain, reduce nausea, and help ailing patients who have chronic diseases. Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles into the body at certain depths in specific areas of the body. Generally, the procedure is not painful, although some people have reported feeling a deep aching sensation when the needle reaches the correct depth within the body. Acupuncture sessions usually last about 30 minutes, and generally, a patient will have up to 12 total sessions. Anyone who is considering acupuncture as an alternative cancer treatment should talk to their doctor to determine if this is the best option for treatment. A doctor may also be able to recommend a qualified acupuncture practitioner.

Massage therapy: In an effort to relheve muscle tension and stress, massage therapy is performed on an individual by a practitioner who kneads the body’s muscle and soft tissue. Massage has been shown to alleviate pain, increase circulation, and promote overall well being. This alternative cancer treatment can be used in addition to other alternative cancer treatment options. However, it is important to consult a doctor to help seek out a licensed massage therapist.

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  1. Hi there!

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    Melanie

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  2. Acupuncture has been in use by Chinese medicine for centuries and is known to reliving stress.In Alternative Cancer Treatments one of its uses is to accelerate a patient's recovery and to minimize nausea and vomiting.

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