Psi Bands Give Cancer Patients the Gift of Relief
- Tuesday, 18 October 2011
When undergoing chemotherapy, it can be even the smallest things – like wearing a functional yet fashionable wrist band to ease your nausea – that can make a large difference. That is why cancer patients and those who love them prefer Psi Bands, a product that gives the gift of relief to those undergoing chemotherapy. Psi Bands (pronounced "sigh bands") are the only stylish acupressure wrist bands that are FDA-cleared and scientifically proven to relieve nausea caused by chemotherapy.
Unlike similar products on the market, Psi Bands come in five different designs (two of them unisex). Psi Bands are uniquely adjustable at two areas, around the wrist like a watch to fit various wrist sizes and at the acupressure point for personalized comfort. Psi Bands are also waterproof (no more soggy wrist bands), reusable, and affordable. In addition to relieving nausea due to chemotherapy, Psi Bands provide nausea relief due topregnancy (morning sickness), motion sickness/travel, and anesthesia.
“Mompreneurs” Carla Falcone and Romy Taormina invented Psi Bands after personally experiencing many months of morning sickness during each of their pregnancies. They found the existing products on the market to be dull and unsatisfying and were inspired to create something both functional and fashionable for others who suffer from nausea.
Taormina stated, “My grandmother and great aunt are breast cancer survivors. We consider it an honor to be able to provide those who suffer from nausea with an effective, comfortable, and stylish choice. We want users to ‘Breathe a Psi of Relief’ when they are undergoing their chemotherapy treatments.”
And a recent testimonial from a 41-year-old mother of two young children, who is currently battling breast cancer, lends support to the impact that relief can have: “I truly believe your bands made a significant difference for me. The best results I had during the toughest parts of my chemo were (I believe) a result of non-stop Psi Bands usage! Thanks a million!” - Marilyn of Carmel, CA
Psi Bands provide a drug-free option that does not interfere with other medications, and as such, may be used as an adjunct to pharmacological antiemetics for control of chemotherapy-related nausea. Psi Bands are worn on both wrists at the Nei-kuan acupressure point. Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses pressure to stimulate the body's natural self-curative abilities. Numerous scientific studies support the use of wrist acupressure for the relief of nausea.
Psi Bands come two to a set (one band is worn on each wrist), and retail for approximately $15/set. Psi Bands are available at numerous retail locations including nationally at Rite Aid and regionally at CVS/Pharmacy and Whole Foods, as well as online. For a complete list of retailers and/or to learn more about Psi Bands, visit www.psibands.com.