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.
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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…
If you have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer, ask your physician to find out whether or not you will benefit from chemotherapy. In some types of breast cancer only one in four women will benefit. Know the questions you should ask your doctor.
I just received this beautiful statement from an extraordinary breast cancer patient. This is why I get up and go to work ….so I can be inspired by amazing, courageous breast cancer patients. When patients…
In Part 1 of 16 Signs of Women’s Cancers I discuss important reasons why every woman must take control of monitoring changes in her own body. Because of the staggering statistic that one on three…
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!
In an article I wrote for the Huffington Post, Dr. Chilkov iscussed the dangers of breast implants, including a destructive and painful auto-immune disease, polymyositis, a severe and damaging muscle disease. The disease can spread, attacking and weakening muscles, not only on the chest wall but all over the body leading to severe pain, weakness and debilitation. We received this touching email from a woman in Peru, grateful that we had provided information that led to her relief.
Researchers agree that walnut rich diets suppress the growth and development of breast tumors and suggest that adding walnuts to a healthy diet may reduce the risk of breast cancer as well as colorectal cancer, both of which are two of the most prevalent cancers in women.
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.