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.
The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors by Helayne Waldman and Ed Bauman- Here is a must have book for all women who have been through breast cancer and want to thrive, not just survive. This is one of those books that I wish I had written. It’s that good!
Fatigue is one of the most common complaints of cancer survivors and patients undergoing cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Loss of energy can persist for months and years. While there are many factors involved centuries of Chinese Herbal Medicine offers a way to replenish, rebuild and restore from nature’s pharamacy
Many cancer patients experience chemotherapy side effects including mouth sores, diarrhea and constipation. Watch my Smart Tips Video to learn how to restore. normal function naturally.
In search of “health” oriented care, cancer patients commonly use Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) along with their conventional cancer treatments. Many of the experts and leaders in the field of Integrative Cancer Care will be gathering in April near New York City to attend the Advances in Cancer Strategies Symposium. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bernie Siegel MD. well known for his leading edge thinking and his book Love, Medicine and Miracles.
12 Steps that will give you a sense of control and participation in your own cancer journey. Be a cancer survivor and thriver. BE PROACTIVE, BUILD A TEAM, Tend to the WHOLE PERSON, Tend to your LIFE. Know that any complex challenge requires a diverse team for a comprehensive and intelligent approach and the very best outcomes and quality of life. Survive and Thrive.
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.
Two to seven times as many cancer patients survive and live longer when conventional treatment is combined with and followed by long term use of Herbal Medicine and Vitamins.
A recently published study finds low blood levels of vitamin D may promote more aggressive breast tumors.
The relationship between between low vitamin D levels and higher risk of developing breast cancer has been previously documented in numerous studies. Women with inadequate intake of Viamin D or with low blood levels (below 55ng/ml) have very poor prognosis and higher risk of metastatic disease and death from breast cancer.
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………