Decrease Cancer Fatigue, take control of inflammation, , lower your cancer risk and improve the quality of your health by using healing plants that Nature has provided. Herbal Medicines are able to “talk to our cells” and turn our genes on and off. Research shows that many plant constituents lower TNFa and IL6 thus reducing symptoms of cancer related fatigue and chemo brain.
Cancer treatment with chemotherapy results in many unwanted and dangerous side effects. In numerous studies acupuncture has been shown to effectively and rapidly increase levels of white blood cells, thus boosting immunity and reducing risk of infections.
“Chemo Brain is not “all in your mind” It’s real. New Research confirms that the brain is permanently damaged by chemotherapy. Nutrients that offer protection to the delicate nerve cells in the brain include Omega 3 fatty acids, Acetyl-L Carnitine, CoQ10, Phosphatidyl Serine, Phosphatidyl Choline and the botanicals Gingko biloba, Bacopa and Gotu Kola.
When given alongside radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, acupuncture has shown for the first time to reduce the debilitating side effect of xerostomia (dry mouth), according to new research
Stress of all types damages our immune system and makes us more vulnerable to infections and cancer. By resting in tranquility and equipose, even for five or ten minutes, we begin to repattern our nervous system and our stress response. In doing so our Natural Killer cells, the cells in our immune system that fight cancer and infections increase.
I was diagnosed with stage IIIc ovarian cancer in July 2009. I am forever grateful for the compassionate, caring and in depth knowledge that she continues to impart; I am indebted to Dr. Chilkov and am so appreciative to have her in my life and on my team.
For many cancer patients, finding ways to manage the side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal treatments is a great challenge. Most patients do not want to take more drugs and are looking for safe, health promoting solutions from Natural Medicine. Letʼs look at a few of the most common side effects and how we manage them with natural medicine:
Are stress and depression related to cancer? The reason could possibly have to do with the way stress and depression affects the immune system.
How Meditation Can Support Cancer Treatment
Is Meditation Effective?
There is good news when it comes to meditation as a complementary treatment, and that is that a number of rigorous clinical trials are underway. Using controlled clinical trials, these investigators are studying the effects of both types of meditation on health issues such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and the side effects of cancer treatment.
30 Reasons Why 83% of all Cancer Patients choose Alternative Medicine and Integrative Cancer Care: To improve my survival. To decrease fear, hopelessness and despair. To take control. To feel empowered. To use safe and non toxic therapies. To have Humane, Caring and Compassionate Whole Person Patient Centered Care. To be proactive and take control and take charge of and participate in decisions.. To manage side effects. To improve quality of life………