A complementary care study combining flaxseed oil, caffeine, fasting, and exercise in women diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer: Findings from a case study

Tara A. Albrecht, Joel G. Anderson, Randy Jones, Cheryl Bourguignon, Ann Gill Taylor

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Abstract

This article presents the experiences of 1 participant with advanced ovarian cancer enrolled in a proof of concept complementary therapy study evaluating the effects of a combined intervention of flaxseed oil, fasting, caffeine, and exercise. Improvements were observed in physical and psychological symptoms. The participant adopted positive lifestyle modifications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)308-316
Number of pages9
JournalHolistic nursing practice
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • aerobic exercise
  • case study
  • complementary therapies
  • intervention study
  • ovarian cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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