Bladder Cancer

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

"Bladder Cancer" Issue / Symptom Connections

Below you will find various relationships to, and potential clinical treatment approaches for bladder cancer.

Content Related to Bladder Cancer

It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine, treatment for "bladder cancer" is rarely focused on the symptoms exclusively. Alternatively, a practitioner is looking at the factors that led to the development of "bladder cancer" - i.e. the "cause(s)".

For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.

Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following point should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:

  • View EX Huatuojiaji at S2 (Sides of Spine at S2)

        In the area around the 2nd sacral foramen, UB 32

        S2 influences the bladder and is used for a range of bladder issues, such as blood in the urine, or burning, as well as women's issues and reproductive issues. Used  extensively within the Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. May be n…

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