Can You Take Herbal Medicine For CA Sufferers?
Greetings healthy. My mother suffered from cervical CA stage 3B. He has undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This is being evaluated by various checks. “The result turns out that cancer has spread to the lungs, liver, kidneys. The thing I want to ask, besides medical drugs, can you consume herbal medicines?” Please explain. Thank you
Good afternoon, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com. We are also concerned about your mother's condition. Basically, there is no prohibition on taking herbal medicines, as long as your mother is still obedient to her medical treatment. If you might think doctors are a bit "anti" on things that smell of herbs, it really isn't.
Doctors strongly support natural remedies whenever possible. However, research on herbal medicines is still very minimal, so it is unknown how it works, safe and dangerous doses, as well as potential interactions with medicines given by doctors. Therefore, doctors cannot recommend herbs solely because there is still little knowledge that can be justified about it.
Moreover, so far there are many patients who actually suffer from herbal medicine. There is a condition that with this treatment, the patient actually feels pain that is unbearable for a dozen hours, and the medicine must be consumed every day. And not a few who in the end actually have to go back to the doctor because the cancer has spread and is getting worse. Because of the fear of plunging this patient, many doctors do not want to recommend herbal medicine.
But again, it is your and your mother's right as consumers if you want to use the treatment. What is clear, as we have said before, do not let this herbal medicine make your mother leave her medical treatment for this. So, hopefully answering your question.