Natural Ways To Fight Cancer
Please know that these methods will help you with your cancer and fight off cancer and other diseases but in NO way should they be considered as a treatment. Please seek medical advice first.
Different methods of fighting Cancer
Curcumin is a powerful anticancer ingredient that can easily be added to most meals. Curcumin extracted from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa also known as Vietnamese yellow turmeric, belongs to a group of bioactive natural compounds, particularly used in the treatment of various cancer types. Curcumin is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-cancer compound and has low inherent toxicity.
The formation and spread of tumors can be prevented with a curcumin compound. It’s an anticancer herb that has the ability to target different cell signaling pathways including growth factors, cytokines, transcription factors, and genes modulating cellular proliferation, and apoptosis. In addition, it plays a crucial role in hindering the formation of cancer and has the ability to trap unstable molecules or free radicals.
Black pepper is high in an antioxidant called piperine, has anti-inflammatory properties, and improves blood sugar control. Furthermore, it can lower cholesterol levels, reduce the growth of colorectal cancer cells, and stop the expression of pro-tumor genes. Piperine has been found to inhibit the proliferation and survival of various cancer cell lines and exhibit antimutagenic activity.
Boswellia is a resin extracted from the Boswellia Serrata tree, has been used for centuries in Asian and African folk medicine, and has been used to treat chronic inflammatory illnesses and other health conditions. It can be a resin, pill, or cream, and is used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease. Boswellia is an effective anti-inflammatory, can prevent loss of cartilage, and is found to be useful in treating cancers such as leukemia and breast cancer, and can even limit the spread of brain tumor cells. Most doses of Boswellia call for taking the remedy orally 2-3 times per day.
Mushrooms. Various forms of medicinal mushrooms have been shown to reduce certain side effects from chemotherapy and radiation such as nausea, bone marrow suppression, anemia, and lowered resistance. Various mushrooms have been identified to have a number of bioactive molecules, especially anti-tumor agents. There are several bioactive compounds found in mushrooms. These include proteins, fats, ash, glycosides, alkaloids, volatile oils, folates, ascorbic acid enzymes, and organic acids. Many mushrooms have shown good anti-tumor effects while inducing apoptosis.
Jogging. One of the most important things to do to lessen or treat cancer is to exercise. Exercises like walking, jogging, swimming, and cycling reduce inflammation, help regulate blood sugar and sex hormones, and improve metabolism and immune system function. Many studies have shown the benefits of exercises like walking and jogging to include reduced depression, increased energy, reduced pain, better sleep, and trigger strong anti-tumor activity. Start with light easy exercising 30 minutes per day and work your way up to one hour per day5-6 days per week.
Meditation can be used together with conventional treatment for profound health improvements. It uses concentration to relax the body and calm the mind, and is incredibly safe. Symptoms, including hot flashes, sleep and mood disturbances, stress, muscle, and joint pain can be reduced with the help of meditation programs. It can also lessen anxiety, depression, fatigue, and improve sleep and mood for cancer patients.
Additionally, improvements in psychosocial and immune recovery were shown in mindfulness meditation studies improving T cell activation. A daily meditation practice should be a part of everyone’s healing journey.
Sleep. Melatonin is produced by the brain during sleep and has antioxidant properties that prevent damage to cells that can lead to cancer. The need for sleep increases as the body repairs itself during cancer treatment. Sleeping for 7-9 hours helps the body heal itself from chronic illness, stress, and cellular damage. You should consider consistent deep sleep as a crucial part of your cancer patient treatment plan.
Juicing green vegetables can help fight cancer because they are great sources of antioxidants. Elaine Gibson a cancer patient and author used green juice as one of her main protocols to help reverse stage 4 cancer. Adding green vegetable juice increases your intake of essential vitamins and minerals needed for the body to heal. (But only juice vegetables, don’t juice fruits, as juicing fruits removes the fiber and leads to excessive sugar intake).
Kale supplies the necessary nutrients to keep your body healthy and help fight cancer. It has a high concentration of Vitamin C and Vitamin K and is a cruciferous vegetable that is known to help your body protect cells from DNA damage, inactivate carcinogens, have anti-inflammatory effects, and induce (apoptosis) cell death. Add some lemon, salt, and a splash of olive oil to the kale along with garlic, turmeric, black pepper, and other cruciferous vegetables for a nutritious and delicious cancer-fighting salad.
Beans are rich in fiber, phenolics, peptides, and phytochemicals. Certain compounds in beans have shown an amazing ability to help fight cancer. They contain several potent phytochemicals that can protect cells against cancer. One study found that eating beans and lentils significantly reduced the risk of prostate cancer, and one study with rats inhibited colon cancer by 57%.
Blueberries have potent antioxidants that can support good health and help fight cancer. These antioxidants help rid free radicals from the body before they damage healthy cells. Blueberries contain phytochemicals and nutrients which show anti-cancer effects. Blueberry extract alone has shown a reduction of up to 25% of cancer cells.
Cocao is a highly nutritious food that has bioactive compounds that are known to promote health-protective qualities. The extracts from the cacao bean contain a complex mix of several bioactive compounds including anti-cancer agents such as flavonoids and polyphenols. In addition to reducing intestinal illnesses such as colon cancer, eating cacao can also lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and protect against other cancers such as breast cancer. Researchers concluded that cacao can stop cell-signaling pathways involved in tumor formation and seems capable of reducing oxidative stress.
Qigong. This is an ancient Chinese exercise with a healing technique that involves meditation and controlled breathing. It is a combination of body movements, muscle relaxation, meditation, and breathing to improve physical, mental, and emotional health. Blocked or disturbed flow of qi (energy) can produce discomfort and illness according to traditional Chinese medicine. Free-flowing energy in the body is associated with better health. Practicing qigong can have positive effects specifically for people with cancer, chronic illnesses, and breathing problems. Improved lung function, mood, sleep, and quality of life, along with reduced stress, pain, anxiety, and fatigue are many of the reported benefits of qigong.
Yoga has been shown to be an effective practice for helping reduce cancer risk. Yoga brings balance and alignment to all body parts and systems. These include your bones, muscles, organs, and mind. It focuses on interconnection and is a holistic path to wellness. Yoga has been shown to help strengthen the immune system and strengthening the immune system is proven to be helpful in fighting cancers.
Vitamin D has shown a significant effect for lowering the risk of death from cancer. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for many bodily functions including bone health, controlling cell growth, immune function, and inflammation. Vitamin D has proven to be safe with little to no side effects and is recommended to absorb daily sunshine and/or supplementation to help the body fight cancer naturally.
Vitamin C. One of the most important advances in improving human nutrition has been the discovery of vitamin C. High doses of Vitamin C have been shown to kill cancer cells. If tumor cells with low levels of catalase are exposed to high doses of vitamin C then they are more prone to damage and death. The high doses of Vitamin C produce high amounts of hydrogen peroxide in the body, which have shown to not affect healthy tissue, but instead, damage tumor tissue.
Mold. Molds produce spores and grow in filaments producing mycotoxins which can be absorbed by the body through our skin, mouth, and nose. If our body is exposed to molds long enough, it can lead to chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation if left unchecked, can lead to cancer. The first step is to have your home tested for mold. Additionally, you can utilize specific air purifiers that have been proven to kill mold, eat an anti-inflammatory diet, and use herbs like garlic and turmeric to stimulate your immune system to fight against mold.
Weak Immune System. Cancer patients generally have a weak immune system, therefore they are prone to infections because of chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or poor lifestyle choices. Certain bacterial infections have been linked to cancer by two mechanisms: chronic inflammation and bacterial metabolites which are carcinogenic. Focusing on nutritional support from herbs like ginger, echinacea, and oregano to increase your immune system can help fight off bacterial infections.
One study has shown that you can reduce your chances of death from cancer by 31% if you weight train twice a week. Exercising is one of the key factors to prevent cancer because it lowers the hormone levels such as estrogen and insulin. A person diagnosed with cancer can yield positive outcomes when he/she engages in an active lifestyle. Exercise like weight training helps in the reduction of inflammation and can improve the immune system. It is proven that exercise can reduce one’s risk of cancer such as breast cancer and colon cancer.
Swimming enhances muscle strength, improves endurance, and keeps you in good shape. It also improves your mood, relaxes your mind, and calms your body. It has benefits that cancer patients receive before, during, and after treatment. It also decreases pain, fatigue, and peripheral neuropathy. Furthermore, swimming is a great form of exercise to keep your body healthy. Get lessons to learn proper technique and enjoy swimming.
Jumping. One of the best and low-impact activities to boost the immune system to fight cancer is rebounding. Jumping (rebounding) on the trampoline can activate the body’s lymphocytes which are white blood cells that can destroy cancer cells and eradicate tumors. It is essential to have a highly functioning lymphatic system to be able to fight cancer. Our body can’t remove the toxins effectively without the lymphatic system functioning properly. Furthermore, jumping can increase our intake of oxygen which also helps fight cancer. When the human body is well oxygenated it can resist cancer because cancer thrives in an anaerobic environment.
Research says that people who eat organic food are less likely to develop cancer than those who eat foods sprayed with chemical pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. Organic food avoids the potential dangers that chemical-laden conventional foods pose against the health of the body. One large cohort study showed that participants in the group that ate organic foods most of the time versus those who didn’t eat any organic foods were 75% less likely to develop cancer.
Plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, berries, mushrooms, onions, and seeds have high amounts of vital nutrients, anti-inflammatories, and antioxidants that can lower the risk of cancer. Phytochemicals are produced by plants which can help protect cells and prolong life. Additionally, boosting your fiber intake by consuming plant-based foods can help prevent cancer. Aim for a large salad filled with fresh greens, nuts, seeds, and vegetables, 1 cup of berries, a bowl of vegetable soup, and a cup of lentils or beans each day to increase fiber and nutrient density in your diet to reduce your cancer risk and help your body heal.
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