From Science Daily
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) -- a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles -- produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients experiencing joint pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) to treat breast cancer. The results of a randomized, placebo-controlled trial examining the intervention led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are published online this week in the journalCancer. The study is the first demonstration of EA's efficacy for both joint pain relief, as well as these other common symptoms.
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