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A few needle pricks from acupuncture may be enough to cool severe and daily hot flashes for many breast cancer survivors, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. – Read more here.
Acupuncture saved my life so many times, starting with menopause. I went to western doctors for a year — who were no help– before a customer at the coffee shop I worked at turned me on to acupuncture. I was hooked after just one treatment and see an acupuncturist whenever I feel funky or the time I sat crossed legged too long meditating at a Tibet temple, and injured the muscles around my left knee (getting me out of there was like an episode of The Lucy Show).
Acupuncture has been around thousands of years and I have no doubt it can help with hot flashes. And if you’re afraid of needles, the ones they use are so thin, you won’t feel them, but you will feel very relaxed.