n Ancient Chinese Herb, Reishi or Ganoderma, One of the Great Medicinal Healing Mushrooms has many gifts to offer Cancer Patients. Ganoderma is one the the great Immune Modulating Tonics and has been used for centuries in Asia to enhance rejuvenating and nourishing formulas that promote vitality and longevity. Recent research specifically shows that this powerful fungus may support the health of bladder cancer patients as well.
Active Against Cancer is a book about saving your own life, preserving your health and well being, one breath, one step at a time, during and after cancer treatment. The author, Nancy Brennan, is an ovarian cancer survivor. She says,”Exercise, in moderation, helps to create the desirable anticancer conditions in your body, helping you fight cancer with exercise ”
This nutrient rich restorative stew comes from the tradition of making therapeutic medicinal soups and stews with Chinese Tonic herbs. This stew is particularly rich in blood building herbs and foods. Included are Astragalus (Huang Qi) a potent Qi or Vitality Tonic traditionally used in many anti cancer formulas.
Here’s a healthy quick snack that’s quick, easy, filled with fiber and healthy fats and if you use red apples you get a dose of the cancer fighting super antioxidant cell protection from quercitin found in the skin
Are you setting the stage for Breast Cancer by getting too little or poor quality sleep? If not, you are not getting your nightly dose of melatonin. Breast Cancer is linked to the hormone melatonin which regulates our sleep-wake cycle. Fluctuations in normal nighttime production of melatonin may be a predictor of whether or not we might develop breast cancer.
Phytochemicals found in the fruits and vegetables of the fall season are packed with healthy benefits. The deep colors green, purple, red, and bright orange alert us to the potent anti-oxidant and cell protective anti- cancer activity of these delicious foods. Include cabbage family vegetables, kale, brocolli, cranberries, apples pomegranates and bright orange foods such as yams, winter squash, carrots and persimmons in your diet at the height of their nutritional value during the fall season.
September is Women’s Cancer Month and Ovarian Cancer Month. Let’s get real. This is serious. Ovarian Cancer is the deadliest of women’s cancers. It is silent and it kills. 1 in 70 women in the United States will be affected by ovarian cancer.The symptoms of ovarian cancer are hard to recognize.
A recent study by Joseph Sparano, M.D at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine found
Obesity May Become the Leading Cause of Breast Cancer Deaths. A recent study finds
“that obesity at diagnosis of breast cancer is associated with about a 30 percent higher risk of recurrence and a nearly 50 percent higher risk of death.”
Women need to be vigilant about symptoms they may be experiencing. Many types of gynecologic cancer produce symptoms early enough for them to be successfully treated. When the symptoms are ignored, the delay in treatment can prove to be fatal. Ladies, listen to your bodies! If you are experiencing something abnormal for you, see your doctor. Chances are the symptoms aren’t cancer related, but it’s better to be safe.
Here is a new website www.everydayexposures.com where you can learn all about the many toxins in your home, garden and garage. It is a visually oriented site where you can click on an item on a bathroom shelf and learn about the cancer causing chemicals found in your shampoo or toothpaste and how to find a good alternative.