VISIONARY ‘NEW PARADIGM’ – COULD THIS NOVEL INTERACTION ‘REDUCE TOXIC LOAD’ IN FUTURE CANCER Rx??

Science has shown for a number of decades that grapefruit and grapefruit juice can markedly increase the oral bio-availability of many medications, including some chemotherapeutic drugs.  This mechanism works by grapefruit blocking the activity of an enzyme in the intestine that is involved in the metabolism of certain medications. Because these medications can’t be broken down easily in these circumstances, blood levels may rise and become toxic, unless the dosage is reduced accordingly.  Continue reading “VISIONARY ‘NEW PARADIGM’ – COULD THIS NOVEL INTERACTION ‘REDUCE TOXIC LOAD’ IN FUTURE CANCER Rx??”

CANCER SYMPTOMS ‘MIRROR’ A COMMON VITAMIN DEFICIENCY – IMPROVING ‘QUALITY OF LIFE’ BY LESSENING THE BURDEN!!

What would you do if you came to the realization that ‘Cancer’ appears to present with the very same physical symptoms as a ‘nutritional deficiency disease’??  Then, you also find out that this very disease is one that has caused (with the exception of famine) the most human suffering in recorded history!!  Finally, you discover that this disease is nowadays referred to as ‘a disease often forgotten‘!!  Continue reading “CANCER SYMPTOMS ‘MIRROR’ A COMMON VITAMIN DEFICIENCY – IMPROVING ‘QUALITY OF LIFE’ BY LESSENING THE BURDEN!!”

CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED ANAEMIA – ADDRESSING THIS ‘ALL TOO COMMON’ COMPLICATION IS PARAMOUNT!!

Most people may not be aware that ‘Iron deficiency and iron deficiency-associated anemia are common complications in cancer patients’.  Most iron deficient cancer patients present with functional iron deficiency (FID), a status with adequate storage iron, but insufficient iron supply for erythroblasts and other iron dependent tissues.  Continue reading “CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED ANAEMIA – ADDRESSING THIS ‘ALL TOO COMMON’ COMPLICATION IS PARAMOUNT!!”

NATURAL COMPOUNDS FOUND TO INHIBIT CANCER INVASION – FLAVONOID ‘LUTEOLIN’ IN THE SPOTLIGHT!!

Compounds of natural origin could lead to new, innovative therapeutic agents for cancer. It has been shown that Luteolin prevents tumor development largely by inactivating several signals and transcription pathways essential for cancer cells.   Continue reading “NATURAL COMPOUNDS FOUND TO INHIBIT CANCER INVASION – FLAVONOID ‘LUTEOLIN’ IN THE SPOTLIGHT!!”

A NATURAL SYNERGY OF BOTANICALS – THE ACTIVATING FACTOR ‘MOPPING UP’ FREE RADICALS!!

The term “oxidative stress” is mentioned all the time in the realm of science and nutrition for very good reason, but it is not often clear what it means for your health.  In fact research indicates that oxidative stress is an underlying cause of cancer, so understanding and preventing it is a smart strategy for wellness. Continue reading “A NATURAL SYNERGY OF BOTANICALS – THE ACTIVATING FACTOR ‘MOPPING UP’ FREE RADICALS!!”

‘RESILIENCE’ BENEFICIALLY IMPACTING HEALTH OUTCOMES – ADOPTING A ‘POSITIVE’ OUTLOOK!!

There are individuals who seem to “bounce back” from negative events quite effectively, whereas others are caught up in negative emotions, seemingly unable to get out of this emotional cycle.   Continue reading “‘RESILIENCE’ BENEFICIALLY IMPACTING HEALTH OUTCOMES – ADOPTING A ‘POSITIVE’ OUTLOOK!!”

TAPPING INTO THE ‘HEALING POWER WITHIN’ – HOPE, FAITH AND PRAYER!!

Several studies have shown a link between patients with higher levels of spiritual well-being reporting better physical health.  The authors of these studies say religion and spirituality can help cancer patients find meaning in their illness and provide comfort in the face of fear.   Continue reading “TAPPING INTO THE ‘HEALING POWER WITHIN’ – HOPE, FAITH AND PRAYER!!”