A new study reveals that the spread of cancer may be reduced with common over the counter drugs. There are also natural botanical herbal medicines with similar properties. Here are eight medicinal herbs that contain active constituents that have been shown to lower an array of inflammatory molecules and support normal inflammation function.
Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing with modern applications. Many leading edge cancer centers today include acupuncture therapy for cancer patients. For the cancer patient or cancer survivor/thriver, research supports the use of acupuncture for managing the side effects of cancer treatment and improving quality of life.
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.
Chinese Herbal Medicines are some of the richest sources of cell protective anti-oxidants found in Chinese Plant Medicines, especially in medicinal fruits and berries. Here are three of the most potent anti-oxidant packed medicinal fruits with potential anti-cancer and cell protective activity.
Inflammation is both causes and is caused by Cancer. We now know that cancer cells are accelerating aging and inflammation. It makes a difference to eat an anti inflammatory diet and include foods, nutrients and herbs that support the bodies own ability to lower inflammation.
This is a great cookbook, not only for cancer patients and cancer survivors, but for anyone who wants to eat a super healthy diet that also fights cancer with food!!
New Research on Thunder God Vine, Lei Gong Teng, Tripterygium wilfordii a Chinese Herbal Medicine reveals efficacy for Cancer with Anti Tumor effects. This plant is also used for its anti-inflammatory properties.
What drives the spread of Breast Cancer?
Research has shown that Curcumin, the active ingredient in the common spice, Tumeric, has properties that reduce the expression of deadly molecules within cancer cells and can potentially slow the spread of breast cancer. Recent studies from the University of California, San Diego, published in the British Journal, NATURE, have discovered a molecule called RANKL found in aggressive breast cancer cells that predicts more deadly, lethal and life threatening disease. The findings from these recent studies suggests that drugs that block RANKL may be effective in preventing both the early stages of breast cancer and the advanced progression of the disease.
Here is a an exceptional lecture that is full of hope and a path to health for cancer patients. It ‘s an hour long but well worth watching.
The relationship between cancer and inflammation is well established. There is a strong association between chronic, ongoing inflammation in the body and the occurrence of cancer. It is most obviously demonstrated with the increased chance (five to seven times higher than the general population) for people with chronic inflammatory diseases.