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    Cancer Alternative Medicine
There are many reasons why people stricken
with cancer turn to complementary
alternative medicine for solutions.
Some people are unable to cope with the side
effects caused by cancer treatments such as
chemotherapy. Conventional treatments are
often extremely difficult to handle. They
entail a great deal of physical stress.
Because of this, patients who are older or
weaker might not be able to take
conventional procedures.
Some cancer patients also need assurance
that they are engaging in something more
than what the doctor prescribed to find a
cure. They want to look at all sources and
possibilities.
Others turn to complementary alternative
medicine to put themselves at ease from
worries and stress caused by the various
treatments they have undergone.
Of course, it is only natural for cancer
patients to want to find information about
their disease in the hope of finding a
cure. A lot of alternative cancer treatments
are currently undergoing testing. Patients
can look into these new practices as
potential cures.
Patients should decide whether complementary
alternative medicine is the best method for
them since it will not work for everyone.
Some methods may help them manage their
cancer during their search for a cure.
Various types of medical treatments are
biologically-based practices like
acupuncture and homeopathy. In biology-based
treatments, dietary and herbal supplements
are used.
Acupuncture is a common Chinese medical
practice that stimulates specific body
points with the use of needles to keep the
body healthy. They are also used to minimize
side effects from different treatments and
disease symptoms.
Homeopathy, on the other hand, is the use of
small doses of medicine that will trigger
the body toward self-healing. In theory,
this practice promotes a better balance in
the internal chemistry of the body.
Before trying out any alternative cure for
cancer, be sure to consult with your doctor
first for the appropriateness of each
method.

				
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