Good News for Breast Cancer Patients – Acupuncture Can Help

A new study led by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, suggests that acupuncture can be used to reduce joint pain and stiffness associated with drugs that block the synthesis of estrogen, commonly used to treat some breast cancers.

The results of the study were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology and they are working on a new one that talks about the relieves and positive benefits in parkinsons patients, check here,  including not only acupuncture but cbd oils to help the relaxation and other symptoms. Check out CBD oil for sleep problems. While studies are limited in regards to the effect of CBD oil for joint pain, researchers have identified a clear relationship between the two. Scientists have found that CBD appears to inhibit or activate key compounds which influence the ECS, including anandamide.

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This study suggests that acupuncture may help women manage the joint pain and stiffness that can accompany aromatase inhibitor treatment,” said Dr. Katherine D. Crew, first author of the paper.

“To our knowledge, this is the first randomized, placebo-controlled trial establishing that acupuncture may be an effective method to relieve joint problems caused by these medications. However, results still need to be confirmed in larger, multicenter studies,” she added.

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