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Heidi S. Puc M.D., FACP, ABIHM Sunday, June 04, 2017 Acupuncture and Nausea  Cleanse and Detoxification  Diet and Prevention  General  Heidi S. Puc, MD   Integrative Cancer Care  Integrative Medicine  Mind Body Medicine  Mind Body Medicine, Meditation  Nutrition  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Preventative Health 

Men interested in impacting their prostate cancer risk can be pro-active in their lives, and integrate these measures along with their screening routines to give themselves the best chance for good health!

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Monday, December 21, 2015 Acupuncture and Nausea  Cancer Therapy  Conferences  Heidi S. Puc, MD   Integrative Cancer Care  Nutrition Cancer Prevention 

For those of you who attended our cancer conference , Who is in Control: You or Cancer? on Nov 7, 2015 at the Marriot Hotel and submitted a question for our panel, here are the answers submitted by Dr. Heidi Puc, as promised.

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Chris Reilly, LAC Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Acupressure Points  Acupuncture  Acupuncture and Nausea  Cancer Therapy  Integrative Cancer Care 

A groundbreaking study from 2000, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that women undergoing high-dose chemotherapy for breast cancer who were getting acupuncture had 1/3 the number of emetic episodes (vomiting) compared to women receiving triple anti-emetic drug therapy alone.

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Christopher Reilly, L.Ac., MSA Sunday, October 11, 2015 Acupuncture  Acupuncture and Nausea  Acupuncture, Community  Cancer Therapy  Mind Body Medicine  Pain Management 

Study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that acupuncture may have positive effects in relieving fatigue related to chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer.

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Christopher Reilly, L.AC Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Acupuncture  Acupuncture and Nausea  Gastrointestinal Health 

In most cases, acupuncture stimulation with a needle is much more effective and long-lasting than acupressure, but here are a few points that can be invaluable to know, and are very effective with acupressure alone that you can learn to do on your own.

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Christopher Reilly, L.AC Friday, April 19, 2013 Acupuncture  Acupuncture and Nausea  Allergies  Allergies - Food Sensitivities  Gastrointestinal Health  NAET Allergy Elimination Technique 

NAET is one of the only methods available to address not just the symptoms that arise due to allergies and sensitivities, but the root of those sensitivities and allergies in the body itself.

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Christopher Reilly, L.AC Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Acupuncture and Nausea  Preventative Health  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

The July 2011 issue of the Journal of Anesthesia features an article comparing acupuncture to the anti-emetic drug odansetron for reducing emetic episodes (vomiting) in women having cesarean sections. Odansetron is also known as zofran, and is a very commonly used drug to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery.  The study followed 450 patients, and found acupuncture to be just as effective as zofran during, and following the surgery.

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