Different complementary and alternative therapies may help with different symptoms or general wellbeing. They can focus on your physical, mental, or spiritual wellbeing. A practitioner is the person who provides the complementary or alternative medicine – for example, an acupuncturist, chiropractor, homeopath, massage therapist or osteopath. For more information on all of these types of therapy,read our complementary and alternative medicine booklet. Within the term there’s a lot of variation – they might refer to something relatively standard and inexpensive, like pilates, or something more unusual and unproven, such as bee sting therapy.
The risks of using coffee enemas include infections and serious damage to the large bowel. If you have any questions about alternative diets or are thinking of following one, get advice from your cancer doctor, specialist nurse or dietitian. This may help you to accept that your doctors have tried everything. If you still want to have … Read More