Prostate Cancer Alternative Therapies
Prostate cancer is one of the common types of cancer that affects male individuals. This disease affects
prostate gland, the source of seminal fluid. This gland is located in front of the rectum and under the
urinary bladder. Since prostate gland is close to urinary bladder and urethra, some of its most common symptoms
are painful and frequent urination, traces of blood in urine and sperm, erectile dysfunction and painful
Medical experts are of
opinion that an individual’s age, genes, lifestyle, diet, hormonal changes and medical history are some of the
nonspecific reasons for the development of prostate cancer. There are several cancer treament options available for this alarming disease like
surgeries, hormonal therapy, cryotherapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and others. Furthermore, there are several
alternative therapies also that involve usage of herbs, vitamins, dietary supplements, minerals, magnet therapy,
Herbal Alternative for
Prostate Cancer: There are
several herbs and herbal supplements that serve remedial purpose for prostate cancer. These herbs include saw
palmetto, cernilton, pygeum and stinging nettle. These herbs possess properties of reducing hormonal imbalance
that are known to cause enlargement as well as prostate cancer.
Vitamins and Minerals
for Prostate Cancer: Prostate gland of an individual may get distended or
develop cancerous cells due to deficiency of several mineral nutrients like selenium, zinc, Vitamin D and E.
Thus, deficient vitamins and minerals need to be taken adequately for good health of prostate. These beneficial
vitamins and minerals, being natural oxidants, repair hormonal imbalance thus lowering the risk of prostate
medicine experts believe that the north pole of a magnet can hamper the development of tumor. Thus, many
alternate medicine practitioners suggest sitting over a magnetic pad to alleviate prostate cancer.
Homeopathy: Homeopathy finds credibility in curing many diseases in a
natural way. In case of prostate cancer also homeopathy works as a wonderful curative
therapy. It effectively checks the symptoms and controls the spread of this disease.
Therapy: The fundamental of
chiropractic care is first locating and then correcting the spinal misalignments (also known as Subluxations)
that hamper proper functioning of body’s nervous system. This alternate therapy does not cures prostate cancer
directly. Rather, it rectifies the associated spinal subluxations to relieve patient of associated problems.
Program: Doctors advise
exercise programs for prostate cancer patients to help them in staying physically and mentally active. Such
programs complement the main treatment and help in restoring the vitality of patients. Experts refer regular and
moderate exercising after appropriate consultation of doctor. Some of the suggested exercises are – swimming,
stationary cycling, brisk walk, and low-impact aerobics.
Auriculotherapy: Auriculotherapy is a non-invasive and painless treatment
that stimulates auricle of the outer ear and helps in alleviating some side effects of prostate cancer
treatments, like nausea, pain and fatigue.
Naturopathy: Naturopathy involves natural health care with the help of
natural and non-toxic therapies that lay stress on self-healing process. The goal of this alternate therapy is
to diminish harmful side effects of cancer or its treatments, along with simultaneous restoration of