Optimal Health with Natural Remedies is a great place to begin. According to Naturopaths stress is paramount for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

With the diagnosis comes an extra load of stress as a person – and their family and loved ones – comes to terms with the disease? Natural therapies such as massage can help relieve tension and assist the person in reconnecting with their body. Therapeutic touch can be extremely supportive and calming.

Using relaxation techniques, learning to meditate and the use of natural relaxation herbs may also help with coping with stress by working on stilling the mind and creating balance between the mind and the body. Yoga is also very powerful for creating this connection and balance. Yoga and meditation are also very empowering as they teach techniques that can be used out of the class or learning environment and brought into everyday situations to maintain inner peace.

Consulting a practitioner of Naturopathy and/or Chinese Medicine may also be useful. He or she may be able to use herbs, acupuncture or lifestyle modifications to work with certain symptoms of the disease.

Energetic healing could also help to empower a person by tapping into the body’s own healing ability. Central to most naturopathic treatment is the notion that the body’s natural state is one of health, and it is imbalances – whether they occur in the physical, mental, energetic or psychic realm – that cause illness and disease. By addressing imbalances a person’s natural state of health may be restored.

The power of the mind is an amazing thing. The possibility of ridding the body of disease with the energy of one’s mind has been a long standing belief in natural therapies. The biochemical reaction is the same in the body and its reaction if one is to think of killing someone, as if they killed a person. This is not to the same hormonal degree. However, naturopathy teaches for this reason, that one cannot ignore the mind and spirit when dealing with the biochemistry.

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