Emotional Support

Acupuncture and Emotional Healing During and after Breast Cancer:

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For the medical oncologist, the main focus is on treating the cancer aggressively, to eliminate the threat to the patient and prevent a recurrence. They know that the patient (and family) is under tremendous emotional stress, but it is not their responsibility to address it, other than referring the patient to counseling or psychiatric care. There are more and more modalities designed to help the patient cope emotionally (Yoga, massage, meditation, Reiki, counseling …) Acupuncture can help on that level, and I would like to give a quick insight as to how it does that. Acupuncture is a modality of […]