The day you were diagnosed with breast cancer, you began the fight of your life.
But you weren’t just battling the cancer.
You were ALSO fighting the sickening side effects of conventional cancer treatment.
Then came the day your doc announced you were cancer-free.
I’m betting it was one of the best of your life. You were FINALLY getting your life back.
Little did you know the battle was FAR from over.
I’m not talking about a return of the disease, either. But rather the years—sometimes even decades—of devastating cancer treatment side effects you could be facing.
Side effects that until recently mainstream medicine REFUSED to admit were even real.
Cancer survivors often battle “Chemo Brain”
Common cancer treatments such as chemo and radiation can help kill off cancer cells.
But these “shock and awe” solutions come at a cost. They attack healthy cells too.
And recent research reveals they can essentially hit the fast-forward button on cell aging. Which means even your healthy cells die off earlier.
The result is what many women describe as overwhelming feelings of
- cognitive problems
- outright memory loss
Many women even report ongoing issues with pain.
There’s even a name for the condition… “Chemo Brain.”
Cancer treatment side effects can last for YEARS
For decades cancer survivors have been suffering from Chemo Brain. But now the mainstream has FINALLY admitted the condition… really a combo of symptoms… is very real.
Researchers say between 30 and 33 percent of all breast cancers survivors experience debilitating fatigue and depression. Many for as long as 10 YEARS or more after the cancer is gone.
But the actual number may be far higher.
And mainstream medicine’s solutions have been a HUGE failure.
Typically, your doc will prescribe an antidepressant. And he’ll encourage behavior modifications such as planning ahead and trying not to tire yourself out.
In other words, just live with it.
“Pressure” technique slashed symptoms
But now REAL relief may FINALLY be in sight.
And ironically, it comes from an ancient practice. One which the Chinese have been using for centuries.
According to researchers, acupressure could significantly slash some of your worst cancer treatment side effects.
Just like acupuncture, acupressure stimulates specific points on your body to promote physical and emotional healing.
But unlike its kissing cousin, acupressure uses a pressing technique instead of needles.
Acupressure can help give you your LIFE back
For the new study, University of Michigan researchers recruited 424 breast cancer survivors.
All were battling pain as well as the long-term fatigue, depression, anxiety, and sleeplessness of Chemo Brain.
The women were divided into three treatment groups…
- “One” received standard mainstream treatments
- “Two” got energizing acupressure
- “Three” received relaxing acupressure
After six weeks, acupressure was the clear winner.
The lucky ladies who were getting either type of pressure technique suffered from FAR fewer symptoms.
Both acupressure groups reported lowered anxiety and more manageable pain levels. But volunteers who received the relaxing acupressure also had….
- improvements in depression
- better sleep quality
- lower levels of fatigue
You’re supposed to be celebrating your VICTORY over cancer. Don’t let cancer treatment side effects ruin the party. Look for a certified or licensed (LAc) acupuncturist near you and finally get some REAL relief.
She is an advocate of self-education and is passionate about the power of group knowledge sharing, like the kind found right here on HealthierTalk.com. Alice loves to share her views on holistic and natural healing as well as her, sometimes contentious, thoughts on the profit-driven inner workings of traditional medicine.
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