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What herbal or other alternative medicine treatments are used for prostate cancer?

 

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Alternative medicine, also called integrative or complementary medicine, includes such non-traditional treatments as herbs, dietary supplements, and acupuncture. A major problem with most herbal treatments is that their composition is not standardized. Moreover, the way herbal treatments work and their long-term side effects usually are not known. Currently, there is no evidence to prove that these medications have any therapeutic benefit in prostate cancers that have become resistant to conventional treatments.

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Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory herbs and anti diabetics are generally used for prostate cancer. The two important herbs used in treatment of prostate cancer are pomegranate and turmeric. Soya and Amlaaki are also recommended by complementary alternative medicine practitioners. 

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