Reduced nausea and improved digestion
According to the National Cancer Institute, acupuncture can relieve nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy. Some patients receiving radiation treatments have pain and swelling in their mouth and throat making it difficult to swallow and others lose their sense of taste.
Acupuncture decreases these side effects which allows patients to swallow and eat without pain. Acupuncture can also help restore their appetite.
Acupuncture may also help reduce the pain that comes with cancer and may help reduce the amount of pain medications needed and their side effects. An increase in blood circulation is another bi-product of the benefits of acupuncture, which helps improve healing of scar tissue.
Stress is the enemy of a cancer patients. Having less worry and anxiety will help you feel calmer and even happier. Treatments can also help improve sleep as well.
Learn more about acupuncture, it’s benefits and how ATWELL may help you.