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For Patsy M., the cancer was bad enough.
Then came the chemo and her energy level took a dramatic tumble while her once trim figure ballooned.
She tried watching what she ate. Cut down on portions. Nothing helped. The weight kept climbing.
When she asked her doctor she was told to exercise. It was the best answer to chemo weight-gain.
This wasn't what she wanted to hear. She didn't feel like exercising. Some days it was all she could do to move from bed to couch....more
Over the last couple of years I have worked with adult cancer patients in Israel. Omri Citron, an enthusiastic supporter of our work, and well respected psychologist and leader of two Cancer Support groups, has organized several workshops for cancer patients and their families. I have been invited to speak to several of his group meetings and he sends his clients and group members to workshops, individual sessions and the trainings. We even did a day for the Cancer Su ...more
We all know someone that either has cancer now or has died from it. Cancer is the Bubonic Plague of our times and despite billions of dollars in research, chemotherapy remains one of the most popular forms of treatment within the established medical community.
With all of their shiny new buildings and fancy equipment, doctors still resort to this "shotgun" approach and others that are equally ineffective. This is probably why an astounding 96% of cancer patients die of complications r ...more
Everyone should know that when testosterone is metabolized, it produces DHT as one of the by-products, which is what allows your muscles and erections to grow. That is a good thing! However, DHT that doesn't get burned up during sex or working out is also what is at the root of your prostate problems to begin with.
The fact of the matter is that DHT is always being produced, and a lot of us simply cannot burn it off fast enough--no matter how much we work out in the gym or how much sex ...more
Atlanta, GA, July 24, 2005: Cancer is a battle that requires all the tools of heaven and earth to fight.
These positive techniques are alternative medicine and atlernative healing for the mind.
Beginning your healing journey: 1. Separate YOUR identity from the Cancer's identity. 2. You are a person, who is having a Cancer "experience." 3. Recognize that an "experience" comes and goes! 4. Your Cancer "experience" is your life's reset button! Learn from it. 5. ...more
Occasionally a loved one dies of a disease, which is currently non-curable, yet science is on the verge of a break thru. Of course these people with such illnesses do not wish to die either, in fact most likely they would like to see their future grandchildren graduate college. Such unfortunate events happen all the time and many would say this is merely part of life, however there is another interesting new discovery, which could change all that. Mark Roth and his associates have discovered ...more
Colon Cancer is a killer and about the only way to prevent it from killing you early in life is to detect it in the beginning stages in order to treat it. There are many foods you can eat to keep your colon working well and keep out the bad bacteria build up. Eating right and staying away from vices can help you prevent colon cancer. Here is a concept, which may help kill unwanted harmful bacteria in the colon. This idea stems from the new advances and innovations of UV light to clean water. ...more
As a patient with cancer, two of the most important decisions you will make are which treatment you will receive and where.
But diagnosing cancer is a very complex process that involves many health care professionals. In addition, the testing that is done on patients varies between doctors and specialists. And even the best health care professionals make mistakes.
How do newly diagnosed patients know they are getting the best therapy for their cancer?
Unfortunately, most pat ...more
Wow, as a two time survivor of cancer I found it amazing that I might be able to eat my self free of cancer. Well, that is an over statement but new research is showing that Curcumin to have strong cancer fighting properties. Curcumin also called turmeric is the compound that gives curry its yellow tint. Curcumin has long been known for its antioxidant properties and is being studied now for it benefits in treating several different diseases. Cancer researchers have taken an interest in Curc ...more
Can you believe that prostate cancer is the number one cancer-killer of males in the world? Can you also believe that there is no niversally-agreed upon strategy for its' diagnosis and management? There is a lot of talk these days about prostate cancer on the news, yet nobody can seem to figure out what is behind the whole thing. A recent article actually suggested that masturbation is the solution! Tired old references to the high incidence of prostate cancer in the clergy are cited. If you ...more