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    Fatigue is one of the most distressing side effects of cancer treatment. Medication is often provided for this common complaint; however, the efficacy of this is not well supported. The reasons for fatigue are often multi-factorial and difficult to pinpoint as the root cause. Pain, electrolyte and fluid […]

Cancer-related Fatigue: Self-acupressure for Sustained Energy (Part 2)

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF); a kind description would be a pervasive and disruptive feeling of lethargy associated with cancer treatment…my patient compared CRF this week, however, to a female dog! Fatigue has been found to be even more troublesome that cancer-related pain (1).  Prospective longitudinal studies have shown that between 73.8-90.5% […]

Acupressure for Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Quick Pick-Me-Up Routine (Part 1)