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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine involving the insertion of needles into very specific points along pathways on the body. These pathways are called meridians and are believed to be where your energy flows along. Inserting needles into the pathways allow this energy to be redirected to help restore health. Click here to learn more.

Benefits

Many cancer patients say acupuncture has helped with their symptoms, including:

  • Fatigue
  • Hot flashes
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Pain and neuropathy
  • Mood disturbances
  • Lymphedema

Concerns

Acupuncture may not be safe if the body’s immune system is not working properly or if a bleeding tendency exists.