I know some that are on hormonal therapy are experiencing hot flashes and find them to be quite uncomfortable. I had them during me 3 year run on the drugs but I live in Las Vegas. In the summer here everybody has them and in the winter it's cols enough that it's nice sometimes to have a personal summer...lol
I didn't do this therapy but I would consider it if I have to return to the HT. This blog is from a friend of mine that was trained in an Acupuncture program through Stanford and UCLA universities. Have a look:networkedblogs.com/glzir
It's just a thought. I read this tonight and it is fascinating to say the least. I know some folks have taken supplements to control hot flashes so I just wanted to share this for those that might like to look into ways to control them... This is a good example to following a good conventional therapy protocol and trying to make things better with an alternative therapy...
Advanced Prostate Cancer at age 44 (I am 48 now)
pT3b,N0,Mx (original PSA was 19.8) EPE, PM, SVI. Gleason 4+3=7
Da Vinci Surgery ~ 2/16/2007
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy ~ IMRT Completed 8/07
Adjuvant Hormone Therapy ~ 28 months on Casodex and Lupron.