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Treatment of cancer in siddha system of medicine
Siddha in Cancer
- Siddha system of medicine stimulates the self-healing abilities of the body. It has in its armory a wide range of potent drugs, to purify and support body tissues for natural recovery. The starting point is balancing the Tridosam and Thirigunam. Modern Cancer treatment include chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery.
- Treatment methods such as chemotherapy greatly assists in preventing the growth of Cancerous tumor cells but in the process can also can also destroy healthy cells.During chemotherapy and / or radiotherapy, Siddha medicine can help reduce the side-effects of the treatment as well as assist the body in its recovery process.
Palliative Cancer Care
- Through Siddha system of medicine, palliative care is care given to improve the quality of life of patients who have terminal cancer and are provided no hope survival, after all intervention protocols of modern medicine have failed. In such cases, treatment is started only after a mutual open minded discussion with the patient or relatives.
- The follow-up treatment regimen is decided after review of diagnostic tests of the patients condition. In the treatment of breast, colon, anorectal, lung, liver, ovarian and uterine cancer, Siddha remedies not only provide excellent palliative care but also removes discomfort and helps to check further spread of metastasis, improving the general well-being of patients. Palliative care addresses the person as a whole, not just their disease. The goal is to keep the patient comfortable through pain.