Can Acupuncture Relieve Cancer Related Fatigue? -Probably

Cancer related fatigue (CRF) is a common problem suffered by many cancer survivors, including men with advanced prostate cancer. Whether the fatigue is a result of the cancer or of the treatment doesn’t really matter. What matters is that you are fatigued and unable to live your life as you wish. CRF can affect us [...]

A Confirmatory Study – Acupuncture Provides Relief for Men on ADT

Another small confirmatory study of acupuncture to treat the side effects of hormone deprivation (ADT) was published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology. The study found that acupuncture appears to provide long-lasting relief to hot flashes, heart palpitations, and anxiety due to side effects of hormone treatment for prostate cancer. […]

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes in Men with Prostate Cancer

In men with prostate cancer hot flashes are one of the most commonly reported adverse effects of hormonal therapy (ADT). Researchers at the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon wanted to confirm the many reports that acupuncture can moderate hot flashes. […]

Acupuncture Just As Effective Without Needle Puncture

When I was on a hormone block I suffered from many side effects, among them were the classical hot flashes. Some days I found that I would have to change shirts three to four times a day; Costco loved me because I eventually became their highest volume laundry detergent purchaser. One of my doctors suggested [...]