Ovarian Cancer

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

"Ovarian Cancer" Issue / Symptom Connections

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

It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine, treatment for "ovarian cancer" is rarely focused on the symptoms exclusively. Alternatively, a practitioner is looking at the factors that led to the development of "ovarian 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 L3 (Sides of Spine at L3)

        .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of L3

        L3 innverates the prostate in men and the ovaries in women.  In women, then, this point may help with a range of ovarian issues - cancer, fertility and/or menstrual issues, cysts, etc.  In men this point can be very helpful for prostate pr…

The Tom Tam/Tong Ren Therapy system can be applied via energy healing/medical qi gong methods as well as an acupuncture component. The acupuncture aspect is generally utilized in combination with more standard TCM diagnostic approaches.

For the specific points/areas that would generally be utilized in someone experiencing "ovarian cancer", please read "Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Ovarian Cancer ".

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