an herbal medicine and chemotherapy work together for the benefit of cancer patients? Several studies show that the extract of Milk Thistle seeds (Silybum marianum), particulary the phytochemicals silibinin and silymarin not only protect delicate kidney cells and tubules from damage, but also protects cels from nerve damage and the development of chemotherapy induced nerve damage and pain. Components of Milk Thistle have also been shown to enhance the effects of some chemotherapy agents.
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All patients receiving chemotherapy suffer toxic side effects. The most common complaint is chemotherapy related fatigue. A recent study found that that Stage 2 and Stage 3 breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy reported less fatigue and improved quality of life when the herbal medicine Ashwaganda was used during the course of their treatment. Here is the elegant marriage of modern science and ancient healing wisdom.
Cervical Cancer Part 3 of 3 | 16 Herbs and Spices That Enhance Cervical Health. There is a long tradition throughout history on many continents of using herbal medicines for women’s health concerns, including changes in the cells of the vagina and cervix. Today modern science supports the wisdom of traditional medicine. Herbal medicines can be used both topically, inserted into the vagina and applied to the cervix as well as taken orally to support the health of women’s reproductive organs.
Cervical Cancer Part 2 of 3 How To Prevent Cervical Cancer Naturally:What Can You Do To Save Your Own Life? No one should be diagnosed with Cervical Cancer. Here is how you can take charge of…
A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in products such as soy milk and low-fat yogurt, has been shown to reduce breast cancer incidence in rats. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) During chemotherapy cancer treatment…
Curcumin offers many benefits to cancer patients, including bone protection. Keeping bones healthy is crucial as we age. Many cancers can invade the bone with advanced metastatic disease. Keeping bones healthy is therefore also crucial.
Inflammation promotes cancer. Nature has provided us with potent plant chemicals that can turn off pro-inflammatory Nuclear Factor Kappa b. That means your food can turn off cancer promoting genes. What you eat and drink has a direct impact on modulating inflammation at the genetic level. It is like turning off your water main. There is not going to be any water coming out of any faucet because the source has been cut off. By turning off NFkB, we turn off one of the main genes, one of the most powerful sources of a cascade of inflammation promotes cancer and cancer related symptoms that impact quality of life. Put a stop to that right now. Add these five foods to your diet now.
Chemotherapy Fatigue is real All patients receiving chemotherapy suffer toxic side effects. The most common complaint is chemotherapy related fatigue. A recent study found that that Stage 2 and Stage 3 breast cancer patients undergoing…
Chemotherapy cancer treatment has many side effects. One of the most common is painful mouth sores which can make it difficult to eat, drink and swallow. Here is a Smart Tip about a simple and inexpensive way to soothe and heal and recover from chemotherapy. Watch my video about honey as a natural bandage!