Chemotherapy has proved as a successful treatment for cancer. But it carries lots of risk and side effects too. Some of these side effects can mild, or some are complicated and not curable. These side effects include Vomiting, Nausea, hair loss, diarrhea, fewer, Mouth sores, Pain, Constipation, Bleeding, etc. They may get some times worst and leads to damaged lung tissues, heart problems, Infertility, problems related to kidney, risk of another cancer, etc.
Why it's done?
Chemotherapy is a treatment that is used for cancer patients to kill their cancer cells. There are different kinds of settings in which it may use on cancer patients.
In curing cancer without any other treatment, this can be used as a sole treatment to cure disease.
Kill hidden cancer cells: It can be used after done with other treatments too for cancer like surgery. In other medications, there are chances that some cancer cells might remain in the body. Through Chemotherapy, the doctor will assure that there are no more cancer cells in the body.
Before performing any other treatment: Sometimes, cancerous tumors are bigger. With the help of Chemotherapy, doctors shrink their size so that additional procedures will get performed successfully.
To ease the symptoms and sign: In some cases, Chemotherapy really helps to get relief as they reduce the number of cancer cells in the body.
Use of Chemotherapy other than cancer
Drugs used in Chemotherapy are proved useful for curing other diseases too. Such as:
Bone marrow diseases: In this disease, bone marrow and blood cells get affected can be treated with bone marrow transplant only, which is also known as stem cell transplant. Chemotherapy prepares the body for bone marrow transplant.
Immune system disorder: Limited doses of chemotherapy drugs may help control the overactive immune system in many diseases like Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Crystal helpful in Chemotherapy
There are certain crystals which are really helpful in this treatment. These stones are not used to heal or cure the disease, but they are used to ease the signs or symptoms and the side effects that arise due to Chemotherapy. Herkimer diamond and Smokey Quartz are two most used and popular gemstones used to get some relief in this treatment.
Herkimer Diamond: Many crystal users and healers advise and suggest this crystal as this will help in soothing the effects and symptoms which happen due to cancer and its treatment (Chemotherapy). It supports all the patients who are going through cancer treatments such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The location of the stone where it is placed for its best results depends on the type of cancer. It is beneficial to wear this crystal closer to the affected area.
Smokey Quartz: Smokey quartz is one of the best crystals for Chemotherapy and all kinds of radiation therapy. In also assist in the treatment through radiation as well as also soothes after effects of Chemotherapy. It is a ground stone that helps the person connect with the energy from the earth, reduces stress and anxiety, and relaxes the pain.
These two stones are the most used to heal and relieve in treatment of cancer and its symptoms.