Study finds acupuncture reduces hot flashes and can improve sleep

“For women with breast cancer, hot flashes can be an unpleasant side effect of treatment. But new research points to electro-acupuncture — a type of acupuncture that uses tiny needles gently activated by a current — as a possible source of relief.

NJ Advance Media recently asked Jun Mao, MD, Chief of Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), to elaborate on a study he led to evaluate whether this type of acupuncture helps women suffering from hot flashes and sleep problems due to breast cancer treatment.”

Read more at NJ.com

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