Complementary therapies when coping with fatigue
There are a number of different complementary therapies that may help people cope with fatigue.
There are a number of different complementary therapies that may help you cope with fatigue. They include:
You may need to pay for these but they are sometimes available on the NHS. Your GP, specialist nurse or a palliative care nurse may be able to refer you. You may also be able to get them through a cancer support group.
Some doctors have been reluctant for their patients to use complementary therapies, mainly because they have not been properly tested in clinical trials. But many people who use them find that they’re relaxing and help improve their general well-being. They can also help people feel more in control of their health and of what’s happening to them.
We have more information on complementary therapies which you may find helpful.