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The Truth About Household Toxins

Are You Cleaning With Pesticides?!?

“We’re conducting a vast toxicologist experiment and we are using our Children as Experimental Animals.”1

Did you know that you are most likely using Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals to clean your house? It seems unbelievable, but it is true!
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Cancer Treatment and Over the Counter Supplements

With the number of people with cancer continuing to rise in America, people are looking to traditional medicine, supplements and alternative treatments to help them. Normally in the form of minerals, herbs and vitamins these things are usually fairly widely available in grocery or health food stores and pharmacies.

However, it is important that you do not affect your treatment plan, and there are some things that you need to take into consideration when using these medicines.

While vitamins and minerals offer benefits to the body’s overall health ~ except when taken in excess ~ they can sometimes disrupt certain forms of treatment in cancer patients. It’s also a fact that herbal supplements and certain minerals are not necessarily approved by the FDA, simply because they’re on the pharmacy shelf.

In order for a product to be removed from the shelves, the FDA must show proof that it’s unsafe. What’s more, manufacturers of such products are not required by law to publish any of the possible side effects on the label.
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Pericardial Mesothelioma

Pericardial mesothelioma is an extremely atypical form of asbestos-related cancer which affects the lining surrounding the heart and generally is associated with long-term contact with asbestos materials. Asbestos, actually, is to blame for a lot of the cancerous rudiments and many lung/respiratory problems.

The facts about asbestos did not begin to emerge until the late 1900’s when factory workers began to experience profound lung problems and the risks became associated to their asbestos-laden workplaces.

Pericardial mesothelioma disease is a cancer that usually presents itself in malignant forms throughout the body as tumors in and around the vital organs. The classification of the word “mesothelioma” actually comes from it being, exactly, cancer of the mesothelium. The mesothelium is the sac that lines and protects the vital organs so mesothelioma causes the lining to become filled with tumors and to become malignant.
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Mesothelioma Prognosis and Treatment

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that produces malignant cancer cells in the lining of the chest or pleura, the abdominal passage (the peritoneum), or the lining around the heart. The likelihood of contracting mesothelioma increases if the patient has been exposed to amounts of asbestos or other lung irritants. Most of these unfortunate cases come about without the patient even knowing they were exposed to such lung irritants and contracting this form of cancer without much preventable wisdom to avert its onset.

A mesothelioma prognosis is the prediction of the disease or how it would progress. People that were exposed to asbestos or other lung irritants in the 1940’s and onward are just not being diagnosed with mesothelioma because of its slower onset and because of the long latency period of this particular for of disease.

The prognosis for mesothelioma often depends on how early it was diagnosed and how assertively the disease is treated. Obviously the earlier the disease is caught, the better the mesothelioma prognosis is for a full and complete recovery.
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Bee Venom Therapy FAQ

What is bee venom therapy?

BVT involves injecting honeybee venom just under the skin to preselected spots on the body. Bee venom is most often administered using the sting of a live bee. In some cases bee venom which has been collected and prepared in solution is administered by hypodermic needle.

What is be venom therapy used to treat?

Bee venom is most often used to treat autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis. There is also anecdotal evidence that bee venom is useful to heal scar tissue and conditions resulting from traumatic injury. There are many other conditions people have used bee venom for, including cancer, shingles, and skin growths.
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Sex After Cancer

Surviving cancer can give you a new lease on life. But what about that satisfaction which men have thrived on since the beginning of time?

What about sex after cancer? Sex and intimacy are a part of life. A part which may not necessarily have to go away.

Naturally, your body will require recovery from the cancer and treatments. Sometimes cancer or treatment can cause erectile dysfunction or impotence.
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Antioxidants Reduce Cancer Risks

Improving your diet can reduce your cancer risk, even if it hangs out in your family tree.

Enriching your diet with antioxidants bulks up your cell system.

Enriching your diet with antioxidants bulks up your cell system. Healthy cells are better equipped to fight free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells and when those cells reproduce the risk for disease increases. Nutrition including antioxidants is probably the easiest way to protect your health.

Vitamins A, C, E, and Beta-Carotene build a strong defensive system. Vitamin supplements are helpful, but the key word here is supplements. They should never be used in place of healthy eating.
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Coping With Cancer Through Humor

With the diagnosis of cancer is the prognosis and plan of treatment. And the reality of it all.

But remember, there are over 10 million cancer survivors in the United States alone. They live normal, happy lives after enduring a serious illness and therapy with physical and mental side effects.

Each cancer is different. Each persons genetic makeup and type of illness and advancement is different. Some had successful therapy. Some changed or modified their therapy before it was successful. However, most survivors attest that, aside from medicine, attitude made a big difference. They realized that ultimately a good attitude would either support the healing process and give a better quality of life. Some say that humor got them through many days that would have otherwise been difficult.
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Cancer Staging, Detection and Imaging Exams

Staging is the classification of a disease. It is determined according to the location and extent of the cancer. From there a prognosis can be given.

Staging is an abbreviated language that doctors and oncologists use to communicate the classification of the cancer. It is also used to determine the best form of treatment according studies of other cancer survivors with similar disease or spread.

The standard staging system in the U.S. is the TNM system. This represents tumor, node, or metastasis. Numbers are then assigned to tell the size or how far it has spread. They range from 0 to 4, with 4 being larger or more advanced. They are determined in various ways including imagery, such as x-rays or CT scan. Another is biopsy where tissue is graded under a microscope.
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Cancer Recovery

Recovering from cancer is a beautiful victory. However, it is also the beginning of a new phase in your life. As you move ahead in recovery, you may feel depleted of energy. Don’t push yourself or expect to jump right back into once routine activities. Allow yourself time to readjust. You will need to get to know your body and to watch for signs of reoccurance or new cancer developments.

Help your body. Eat well balanced meals to give you more energy as well as help build up cancer fighting immunities. Try to consume plenty of fruits and vegetables, water, and whole grains. Light exercise should be considered but only under your doctor’s supervision. Your doctor will discuss your level of activity with you and recommend what is best for you.
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