Cancer patients face problems such as exhaustion, dizziness, vomiting, falling hair, loss of appetite, weight loss, mouth crumbling, immune system disorders, and pain. According to experts, more than 30% of cancer patients have pain problems. Pain can be controlled or relieved by a variety of methods or medications. This article describes the effects of acupuncture on pain relief in Liver cancer.
Liver Cancer and Pain
Depending on the pain mechanism, the pain caused by cancer can be divided into three main categories:
Pain caused by injury
This is a common type of pain. Hepatic and peripheral organs are damaged by infiltration and externally squeezing stimulation cause pain. Pain usually occurs at the site where large tumors appear, such as liver pain.
occurs when the tumor violates the nerve sheath, radicals, or beams responsible for sensory conduction.
This is a pain that cannot be distinguished by the patient. The most effective way to manage pain is to get the patient to say it, to cheer up with the people around you, sometimes with the help of a psychologist or antidepressant medications.
Acupuncture and pain
Acupuncture is a long-established treatment method that has long been widely recognized by Asian physicians such as China and Vietnam. Acupuncture uses a small needle that sits into the body’s acupuncture points to relieve pain and treat diseases. By stimulating acupuncture points in 14 meridian lines, the body releases energy and produces Endorphin, also known as Endorphin, is a hormone that increases blood flow and changes the brain. activity, is a natural analgesic that is naturally produced by the human body.
The acupuncture needles are very small, and the patient usually feels no pain or slight acid-stimulation. After the acupuncture session, it will be full of energy and comfort. Since acupuncture can also relieve nausea and vomiting, it is sometimes used to help patients receiving radiation therapy and relieve symptoms.
The feasibility of acupuncture
Acupuncture has virtually no side effects and can replace painkillers or as a method of fixation therapy. However, before taking acupuncture treatment, you should still have a thorough discussion with your doctor.
Risk of acupuncture
Acupuncture is a risk despite being recognized as safe treatment. Reuse of sterilized needles that are not thoroughly sterilized, may cause infection. If the needle is too deep, it may damage the surrounding organs and blood vessels. Therefore, be sure to perform acupuncture by a trained and experienced physician or specialist.