Posts Tagged "ovarian cancer"

European Mistletoe: Season’s Greetings and Healings to You!

Posted on Oct 4, 2014 in Research

Mistletoe is more than Christmas and kisses. The purified extract is a powerful immune boosting therapy used by 60% of German cancer patients. Clinical trials show that mistletoe: Lengthens lifespan 77% in people with pancreatic cancer Improves quality of life and immune function in people with stomach cancer Improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors Slows progression of sarcoma, melanoma, and colon cancer.  Is active against ovarian cancer May increase survival in metastatic cervical cancer Extends survival in stage II and stage III melanoma Mistletoe is an immune therapy. It...

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Beauty AND Health: 5 Cancer Causing Personal Care Products To Avoid 

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Research

Looking great shouldn’t endanger your health.  Yet, cosmetic companies can (and do!) put almost any ingredient in their products. Our shampoos. sunscreens, and cosmetics often contain dangerous cancer-causing ingredients. And, research shows that what goes on the skin gets into the blood. These 5 common ingredients disrupt the functions of estrogen, testosterone, and thyroid hormone. This increase the risk of breast, prostate, colon, ovarian, and thyroid cancer. Avoid these 5 toxic ingredients: Parabens: These are added to lotions, creams, and cosmetics as preservatives. When applied...

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Ask the Doctor: Nausea Relief

Posted on May 1, 2013 in Research

Q: I’m having a lot of nausea with Adriamycin chemotherapy. The medications help some, but I’m still pretty queasy. What else can I try? — Sarah in Houston, Texas A:  Helpful therapies to try include ginger, acupuncture or acupressure, aromatherapy with peppermint, or hypnosis. In a clinical trial, acupressure wristbands were as effective as the antinausea drug Compazine. I recommend Seaband or Bioband wristbands. To get help from ginger, start it at least 2 days before chemotherapy, and continue for several days after chemotherapy. The strength of the ginger extract is a...

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Chronic Stress Promotes Ovarian Cancer Progression

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in Research

Ovarian cancers have receptors for the stress signal norepinephrine. New research indicates that while stress doesn’t cause cancer, it  does stimulate the progression of established cancer. In this Natural Medicine Journal article, naturopathic oncologist Dr Lise Alschuler explains how chronic stress promotes ovarian cancer progression. Of course, fighting cancer is stressful. I can help you to live calmly through difficult times. I can also help you to target the stress receptors on tumor cells. There are natural products that bind these receptors, so that your tumor receptors can...

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Cancer Risk Doubled in Diabetic Women

Posted on Mar 31, 2013 in Research

In an 8 year study that followed over 16,000 type II diabetics, diabetic women had a doubled risk of cancers of the colon, uterus, and ovaries.  Read the full story here. Ready to take control of your diabetes? We can help.

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