Oncology patients often face a long and difficult journey, which can be made even more challenging by the side effects of treatment. Holistic care and integrative medicine can help cancer patients manage these side effects and improve their overall quality of life.
Holistic care is an approach to health care that considers the whole person, not just the symptoms or condition. This approach takes into account a person’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being to provide individualized care that is tailored to their unique needs. Integrative medicine is an approach that combines traditional medical treatments with complementary therapies such as meditation, acupuncture, and massage therapy.
There are many benefits to holistic care and integrative medicine for oncology patients. These approaches can help to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, all of which are common among cancer patients. They can also help to ease pain and other side effects of treatment such as fatigue and nausea. Holistic care and integrative medicine can also help oncology patients to feel more in control of their treatment and their health.
If you are interested in exploring holistic care and integrative medicine, book a free consultation with Dr. Lucy Pauseback who has specialized training and experience working with oncology patients and their care team.