Archive for February 12th, 2011

GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER AND COMMONLY USED THERAPIES

There are many kinds of complementary therapies that are used by patients in a variety of ways and at every stage of the treatment process and beyond. Women with gynecological cancers use a wide range of complementary therapies. The more commonly used therapies include:
•     Acupuncture                     •   Prayer
•     Bach flower essences         •   Reiki
•     Chiropractic                     •   Relaxation
•     Dietary change               •   Spiritual healing
•     Exercise                           •   Therapeutic touch
•     Herbal medicine               •   Traditional Chinese medicine
(eastern and western)       •   Visualization
•     Homoeopathy                 •   Massage
•     Hypnotherapy                 •   Vitamin and mineral supplements
•     Naturopathy
In addition to these therapies women with gynecological cancers also use a variety of psychological supports. These include individual psychotherapy, sexual counseling and support groups, including family support.
Many women had a regular additional regime of meditation, visualization, yoga, acupuncture, increased Vitamin В and С (but only to a recommended daily dose not beyond), herbal liver supplements to support the liver, dietary changes.
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GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER AND COMMONLY USED THERAPIESThere are many kinds of complementary therapies that are used by patients in a variety of ways and at every stage of the treatment process and beyond. Women with gynecological cancers use a wide range of complementary therapies. The more commonly used therapies include:•     Acupuncture                     •   Prayer•     Bach flower essences         •   Reiki•     Chiropractic                     •   Relaxation•     Dietary change               •   Spiritual healing•     Exercise                           •   Therapeutic touch•     Herbal medicine               •   Traditional Chinese medicine      (eastern and western)       •   Visualization•     Homoeopathy                 •   Massage•     Hypnotherapy                 •   Vitamin and mineral supplements•     Naturopathy                    In addition to these therapies women with gynecological cancers also use a variety of psychological supports. These include individual psychotherapy, sexual counseling and support groups, including family support.Many women had a regular additional regime of meditation, visualization, yoga, acupuncture, increased Vitamin В and С (but only to a recommended daily dose not beyond), herbal liver supplements to support the liver, dietary changes.*99/144/5*