H. pylori is a bacteria that has been linked to ulcers–both in the stomach and in the duodenum. It commonly will cause heartburn (reflux or GERD) or just a chronic sore throat. Most doctors rarely check for H. pylori in patients with GERD but instead simply prescribe antacids which mask […]
While many diseases have been linked to sleep apnea, there is now evidence that severe sleep apnea may now also be associated with cancer risk. Researchers seem to be relating this increased risk to lower oxygen. This means that CPAP’s may offset the risk. Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea […]
This article may get a little more technical than you’d like, but it is exciting proof of the benefits of including essential fatty acids–specifically omega-3 fatty acids–in your diet. Include your cod liver oil and wild caught salmon in your diet! Read article here.
A review of prior studies has revealed another favorable impact of eating fish. Including even a small amount of fish in the diet seems to the reduce risk of colon and rectal cancers. Yet another reason to eat fish!! Read more here.
So, what does THAT mean?? Cadmium is found in cigarette smoke as well as in certain cosmetics, batteries, and foods. Research is revealing that cadmium may mimic estrogen and therefore becomes implicated in breast cancer. Certainly, quitting smoking is advisable for a wide variety of health benefits. But finding it […]
Here is a great link to a new internet radio program dedicated to helping those with cancer. It is hosted by Dr. Lise Alschuler who is a naturopathic physician specializing in supportive care for cancer treatment. Click here.
This is a CNN report on the dangers of sugar and soft drinks. Please remember that artificial sweeteners are also ill-advised. Stick to water and herbal teas–as an occasional treat, enjoy a small serving of dilute fruit juice, coffee or red wine. Read more here.
Just as we work on healthy lifestyles to reduce our potential risk of cancer, it is important to maintain healthy habits when recovering from cancer. Exercise and a diet low in carbohydrates is critical. This article summarizes recent findings. Click here.
Can you hear my chant? Include more vegetables in your diet! Here is another list of foods which offer health benefits. Click here.
Recent findings have linked an herbal remedy used for weight loss to a type of bladder cancer. The specific point is to avoid supplements containing aristolochic acid (a constituent of wild ginger). The general point is the recommendation to consult a health care professional before starting many supplement regimes. I […]