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Acupuncture Can Be Used To Help Relieve Cancer Breast Pain and Ailments and Chemotherapy’s Side Effects

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In an attempt to recover from abnormal breast symptoms more and more women are giving up on Western conventional treatments and are now turning to age-old Chinese treatments that science and time have shown to work. One such treatment is acupuncture, a very popular ancient healing practice that gives women the chance to avoid ailments related to the breast. This medication or healing tradition is widely known to enhance the health of a woman’s breasts.

Practitioners of Chinese medicine believe that nerves are involved when it comes to treating an ailment. Emotions also play a huge role in the development of breast conditions. Typically women are moody; which causes their levels of stress to fluctuate from time to time. This affects their body fluids (also known as vital energy or Qi) which become so thick they can turn to nodules and clog the blood and Qi channels. The nodules increase the risk of a woman developing diseases such as breast cancer. Over time, a large percent of chronically and regularly stressed women will develop breast cancer. This stress coupled with their emotions makes women more prone to cancer than men.

Normal tissues are destroyed by cancer cells. These cells can spread to several parts of the body if they can escape the affected area via the lymphatic system or the bloodstream causing other types of cancer to develop in other parts of the body. Statistics reveal that more than 80% of women with breast cancer are past the age of 50 years – as a woman gets older, her risk for abnormal breast symptoms rises.

It’s important to know the medical history of your family since breast cancer can be genetically passed from generation to generation. If you are a woman and your family has a history of breast cancer, it is likely that you can also acquire this disease. If you started menstruation at an early age and your menopause has been delayed, you may be at risk of breast cancer. Women who have never breast fed can be also quite prone to breast cancer. A number of studies have concluded that certain women who have undergone hormone substitution therapy have a 30% chance of developing breast cancer.

If you have a lump on your breast, do not be alarmed as not all breast lumps are deemed cancerous. However, it is important to consult with your doctor and get yourself checked up. To ensure the condition and health of your breasts, be sure to get a check up each month. As you get older, you need to become more conscious of the health of your breasts as you become more prone to cancers and diseases as you age. Check also for tumors and cysts that might arise in your breast. Notice for any changes in your breast – this includes change in size, changes in the nipples, any lump in the armpits or breasts, etc.

The most important thing is that you get immediate treatment of your breast cancer during its early stages if you want to completely eradicate and survive this disease. In the treatment of the painful symptoms of breast cancer, Spokane’s acupuncture can be an ideal option. Some patients undergo acupuncture treatment after chemotherapy because it helps assuage the “therapy’s” side effects. Acupuncture works by inserting needles into certain parts of the skin to alleviate bodily pain. The areas where the needles are stuck are known as acupoints. A lot of patients go for acupuncture to help maintain the smooth flow of energy in their bodies.

Written by Valerie

December 13th, 2016 at 8:28 pm

Posted in Acupuncture

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