This looks like it could be too good to be true. A stellate ganglion block is an injection, not a surgery. A stellate-ganglion block is a numbing of the star-shaped collection of nerves in the neck that is thought to affect both temperature and sleep control. A new study published in The Lancet Oncology reports that breast cancer survivors who are treated with a stellate-ganglion block can achieve long-term relief from hot flushes and sleep problems.
Posted on May 19, 2008 by katbur