Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for Prostate Health
Whether you are looking to reduce your risk of prostate disease or treat an existing condition, acupuncture and herbal medicine may be able to help. Because of its holistic approach, acupuncture can help relieve symptoms associated with prostate problems like frequent and painful urination.
A report titled Traditional Chinese Medicine and Prostate Health published by Pacific College found Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to be effective in the treatment of prostatitis, urinary tract infections, and symptoms associated with prostate cancer supportive care.
There have been multiple studies that have proven acupuncture helpful. A Chinese study published in 2008 found that electroacupuncture, a form of acupuncture, had a 96.4 percent rate of effectiveness for treatment.
In modern practice of acupuncture, each patient is assessed and given a treatment plan to reduce their symptoms. Acupuncture accomplishes this by addressing the body as a whole and using acupuncture points to the body’s natural abilities to heal.
In addition, as I explain in this article Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine is a complex herbal medicine with a long recorded clinical history that is effective in naturally treating a wide range of conditions. Inflammation is a common condition for so many disease and Chinese Herbal Medicine can prove effective in reducing inflammation and pain. Some common herbs for inflammation are ginger and turmeric. The key to many of these natural remedies requires taking the right amounts to provide a therapeutic benefit which can vary from one person to the next depending on their weight and digestive abilities and so on. Getting advice from a formal-trained herbalist is always best. If there are concerns about drug-herb interactions there are also many whole-food supplements that can be supportive based on whole foods that won’t interfere with prescription medications.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer among men in the United States with around 290,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you are at risk or currently dealing with prostate cancer or prostatitis, you are not alone.
Consider acupuncture and herbal medicine as alternative and supportive therapies to help reduce symptoms associated with prostate problems for better health.
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