KNDU/NBC TV "Living Well" Show: Dr. Lawenda Discusses The Use Of Natural And Complementary Therapies In Cancer Care (May 13, 2017) https://vimeo.com/217566345 ... [Read More]
Nauseated? Try This Ancient Chinese Therapy
One of the effective techniques for dealing with chemotherapy and radiation therapy-related nausea involves an ancient Chinese technique called "moxibustion." It involves the use of a rolled herbal cigar (see photos below) of dried and/or processed ... [Read More]
Healing touch and guided imagery work for severe stress symptoms.
Wow...a short 2-week regimen of healing touch and guided imagery treats the most severe form of stress, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) In a recent study, researchers found that by adding a short course of healing touch and guided imagery ... [Read More]
Cannabis and Cancer: prescribe 5 different drugs or simply one botanical…your choice
This is a completely non-political blog entry on the science of the medical efficacy of Cannabis (marijuana) in oncology. Cannabis is plant that is classified in the U.S. as a controlled substance with an "increased potential for abuse and no known ... [Read More]
Struggling with nausea? Try this simple and effective Chinese medicine technique ("moxibustion")
One of the effective techniques for dealing with chemotherapy and radiation therapy-related nausea involves an ancient Chinese technique called "moxibustion." It involves the use of a rolled herbal cigar of dried and/or processed mugwort, also ... [Read More]
Inhaling vaporized botanicals as medicine
The use of plants as medicine has been and continues to be employed by cultures throughout the world in the treatment of numerous physical and psychological conditions and symptoms. It is estimated that 80% of the world's population use plants as ... [Read More]
Cancer patients need to select an acupuncturist with experience working with cancer.
Acupuncture has been shown to be an incredibly helpful therapy for patients during and after various cancer treatments (i.e. chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, etc.) Studies have demonstrated efficacy in reducing stress, ... [Read More]