Natural cancer treatments and strategies for prevention are considered alternative in the United States, however they are part of mainstream healthcare all over the world. Europe is embracing natural cancer treatments integrated with conventional or allopathic treatments. In Asia natural cancer treatments are used as primary care in some cancers, depending on the situation and diagnosis, or they may be used in conjunction with modern conventional therapies.
Acupuncture Natural Cancer Treatments
Acupuncture effects the circulation of qi, blood, and fluids in the body, and may help reduce the toxic effects of stress and inflammation, which are linked to cancer. Acupuncture can be used to preventatively to support a healthy immune response against abnormal cell growth before it becomes cancer. Acupuncture is well-known for helping ease the side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
Benefits of acupuncture with conventional treatments:
- Control pain
- Relieve nausea and vomiting
- Reduce fatigue
- Reduce hot flashes and dry mouth
- Relieve neuropathy
- Alleviate anxiety and depression associated with treatments
- Promote restful and restorative sleep
Chinese Herbal Natural Cancer Treatments
Chinese herbal natural cancer treatments can support the body for both prevention and with the cooperation of your oncologist it can support conventional treatments. In China, this medicine is used as primary care in the case of some cancers, depending on the situation and diagnosis, or it is used in conjunction with modern conventional therapies.
Essential Oils Natural Cancer Treatments
Therapeutic-grade essential oils have been shown in studies to have a beneficial affect against cancer cells. Essential oils have been used in Traditional Chinese medicine for centuries and are considered the jing or life-force of the plant and holds concentrated therapeutic benefits.
Natural Cancer Prevention
The main approach in Traditional Chinese medicine is to aim for prevention. There are a number of factors that you can adjust to help with risk-reduction. Chinese medicine and modern science both agree that diet, exercise, and healthy living can reduce our risks for getting cancer:
- Eating healthy by avoiding sugar, processed foods, and preservatives
- Regulating weight by eating at least 1/3 vegetables in daily diet
- Avoiding type 2 diabetes and reducing carbohydrate intake
- Living with mental and emotional balance
- Promoting healthy circulation and aerobic exercise
- Reducing inflammation
- Promoting normal and balanced immune function
Information on our website is not intended to diagnose, treat, or be a substitute for regular medical care. We encourage you to discuss all therapies with your primary care doctor before making any changes in your health regimen.