My Forty Year Lung Cancer Journey

Within our Facebook group page we have many cancer survivors that are equally impressive.  However,  Carl O. Helvie’s  Journey with lung cancer makes him one of the longest lived  in the United States.  I  would  like  to Thank… Carl for his contribution to Solitarius.org  and  also  say  you  can  also contact him on Facebook or listen to him through his radio talk show.

Carl states in this blog that he wrote, “It doesn’t seem possible that it has been 40 years.” Since I started my cancer journey…. that strengthened my love for/ faith in GOD  and all others  in my life.  In July of 1974,  I awoke from a dream that told me to go for a chest x-ray. I did not find this unusual because GOD has often spoken with me through dreams.

    So I made an appointment with my doctor for an x-ray referral as required by my insurance and when asked “why I wanted to do an x-ray.” I only told the doctor that I did.  Knowing he would not understand what “devine intervention”  through dreams was.   When the radiologist found a spot on my lung that had not been there previously.
   My doctor schedule a biopsy that came back positive for lung cancer. Then the surgeon and also my primary doctor visited me and told me, “you  need  immediate  surgery  and chemotherapy Carl.” I then asked for the pros and cons of their therapy and told them I would go home and pray for my situation.
   Through power of prayer: I knew I would make a rational decision about what I should do. The doctor told me without their therapies I would be dead in six months. As I reinforced it was my own decision about the type of care I would receive. They re-emphasized that you would be dead in six months with a sense of urgency obtaining their treatment.
    After talking with my doctor and surgeon, I met with a friend Ursula. Whom was in my “Search for GOD Group. As we  agreed to pray for guidance while watching for dreams for answers. Ursula then gave me the name of a doctor 100 miles away who used Alternative Treatments for cancer and several names of his former patients to talk too.
    In addition, she suggested having a reading with a psychic she considered one of the best in the country. Because I had nothing to lose and everything to gain…. so I agreed.        I decided against surgery based upon my dreams, the psychic reading and consultation with the alternative physician who had previously carried out successful treatments and research with vitamin B17 (Laetrile) at The National Cancer Institute.
     Until the Drug Companies and FDA closed the group down. He then continued providing treatment “under the table” in his office.   AS I was asked to sign a statement that I would NOT report him. Unfortunately, within a few years this brave doctor was called before the medical board who took his license to practice medicine. While Dr. R prescribed 2,000 mg of Laetrile and up to 25 apricot kernels daily.
   Currently, Dr. Contreras recommends 3,000 mg of Laetrile daily for the first 21 days.     As many don’t believe the kernels today are as effective because of soil depletion. Many also prefer IV Laetrile initially because it can be made more potent. While some people will try and discourage Laetrile saying, “it will ill you or send you to the emergency unit because it contains cyanide.

       What they fail to add is and the cyanide in Laetrile requires enzymes to activate it and that cancer cells have enzymes that normal cells DO NOT,  and that’s significant in killing cancer cells. While pancreatic enzymes are required to soften the cancer cells surface and make the laetrile more effective.  Many consuming a Standard American  (SAD)  Diet  are deficient in pancreatic enzymes.  Zinc was also important to carry the laetrile into the cancer site.

   Other vitamins, minerals and supplements were prescribed and one was especially interesting. Because in the past six months I have read research that confirmed what my doctor told me 40 years ago. Dr. R prescribed therapeutic doses of vitamin A starting at 300,000 iu daily followed by 100,000 iu and then 50,000 for 1 year. As readers know the recommended dose of this fat soluble vitamin is 5,000 iu daily.
   It there is excess of this fat soluble vitamin it can be stored in body fat, unlike water soluble vitamins that are excreted. This concern me but Dr. R told me he would give  me a high dose vitamin E (another fat soluble vitamin) that can deal with the toxicity. And I had NO side effects. His rationale for this part of the treatment was that the therapeutic doses of vitamin A would prevent normal cells from converting to cancer cells.
    And you guessed it right. Within the last six months…. I reviewed research where scientist put Vitamin A in pancreatic cancer cells, normal cells and pre-cancerous cells.         In this research, Vitamin A had no effect in cancer or normal cells; but reverted pre-cancerous cells to normal cells. This reinforced what my doctor told me 40 years ago.
    Dr. R also prescribed a diet that was similar to a current vegan diet that included 75% percent fruit and vegetables with some cooked ones, grains and nuts. With no animal protein, including cheese, milk, meat, fish or peanuts and simple carbohydrates. AS a nurse with education and experience in public health.  I  had  learned  that  there  are  multiple factors in disease and health… rather than a cause and effect relationship.
   So  it seemed to me there should be multiple intervention for an effective outcome. Thereby, I added a variety of spiritual and also mental interventions to the physical interventions prescribed by my alternative doctor. The interventions including prayer,  meditation,  visualization,  affirmation,  serving others,  practicing patience, faith and other spiritual attributes.
    My alternative physician did not ask me to return… so I went to my primary doctor for follow up. Every three months I went for x-rays to measure my progress. However, never did tell him about my treatments. He thought we were in a wait and see mode. After two years the spot was gone and he said he guessed he made the wrong diagnosis.
    However, my friend who was Professor of Medicine at Duke University when I was previously in faculty there. When he asked for and reviewed the lab, x-rays and other tests that I provided and concluded that it had definitely been lung cancer. Though out the years I have continued to follow a regime similar to what I followed during that period and there has been “NO Recurrences” over the past 38 years.
   In addition at age 82, I have no known chronic illnesses or prescribe medications  (the average  for  a  75 year old is        3 chronic illnesses and 5 prescribed medication.) Until recently when I was diagnosed with a heart condition that I am treating holistically and naturally.   I still look to GOD,  including angels and naturopathic doctors with alternative treatments for answers.
   I also continue to believe spiritual and mental intervention are important in cancer and other health related treatments compared to physical intervention.  Also  I  have  recently  been approved for a 501c Tax Exemption  to  establish  the Carl O Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation. Where we plan to focus on education, research and service for those wishing holistic cancer treatment.

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Healthy on a Budget

   In todays fast paced world and skyrocketing cancer rates be caused           by a combination of  high stress  and  anxiety,  eating on the run while  working long hours.  For  some  maybe  not  yet,  for others  it leads  to adrenal  fatigue. Which is a condition when the body’s adrenal glands become over worked.  While impacting everything  from your energy            to mood swings and alertness.  Navarro Medical Clinical Test for Cancer!

    As you get caught  in this life style  and  start  worrying and searching                the plethora of  supplements your life becomes even more complicated.      The adrenals  can  put  extra stress  on  the immune system to  function properly. This  can  complicate  the immune system’s response to  fight  everyday stressors:  allergens,  bacteria,  toxins  and  viruses that will typically stimulate an immune response.

    Many  of  the  most  important  immune  tonics  are  adaptogenic             (they help the body adapt  to  the  many  physical  and  psychological barriers, stressors and changes that occur over time. In the practical             sense, they have an effect of  either stimulating or inhibiting immune responses according to what the body needs.

   In this regard, the very action of immune modulations is amazing.            For example:  when exposed  to inflammatory mediators  such as the allergens from food or pollen. The body can initiate an inflammatory response to deal with the allergen, thereby, adaptogens can also help   facilitate  the removal of  this  allergen  while  initiating an extremely        anti inflammatory response.

    In those cases of  the exposure to viruses and bacteria, the body               can respond with a rapid deployment of the immune cells to kill off                or incapacitate these pathogens.  Immune modulators can increase              the body’s own ability to effectively respond to the pathogen. Many    immune modulators  also  enhance  what  is  called,  “host immune surveillance.” 

    This is part of  the immune system patrolling the body looking  for   potential pathogens as well as abnormal cells, such as cancerous cells. When host immunity is robust,  the body  is  more adept at responding       to both pathogens  and  potentially abberant cells.  Thereby,  immune  modulators have a beneficial role to play in both maintaining extreme    good health and promoting longevity.

  Furthermore, as we take a look at the importance of strong immune systems to counter the stressors.  We must also  first take a look at the immune modulators that are in the market ~ that are most affective at         an affordable price. That reduces the risk of the life threatening nature         of cancer.

This is my Top Twenty Holy Grail of  Cancer Fighters:

1. Green Vege Juicing  2. Aloe Vera Juice  3. Astragalus  4. Milk Thistle           5. Mushroom Complex (Beta Glucans)   6. Chlorella or Wheatgrass  7. IP6    8.  Selenium  &  Silica   9.  Powdered Zeolite  10.  Essiac Tea   11.  Beet Root   12.  Modified Citrus Pectin   13.  Vitamin D3   14.  Probiotics  (Sauerkraut)    15. Turmeric /Curcumin 16. Freeze Dried Black Raspberry   17. Himalayan Salt   18.  Liposomal Vitamin C  19. Unsulphured Molasses  &  Baking Soda and  20.  Burdock,  Red Clover and Black Cumin Seed Oil       :)

Research these supplements yourself from the heart I can’t tell you !?!

Also from my Good Friend Angel Howerton had this statement:

Seems every week someone ask. 

“Angel What Can I Do, I Have No Money”

Or there Telling Me “I can’t get supplements in my country”

 I first share with them my 12-step program to Optimal Health
  ❤️  “9 Of My Steps Are Totally FREE”
1. POSITIVE THOUGHT
2. PRAYER
3. JUICING
4. KEEP BODY ALKALINE
5. EAT HEALTHY
6. HERBS  AND SUPPLEMENTS
7. HAVE A PURPOSE
8. EXERCISE AND DEEP BREATHING
9. GET PLENTY OF SLEEP
10. KEEP A GRATITUDE JOURNAL
11. LAUGHTER/HUMOR
12. LET GO OF ALL NEGATIVE THOUGHTS/EMOTIONS WHICH INCLUDE FEAR, ANGER, RESENTMENT AND GRIEF
The Herbal Dozen:
Herb Supplements, Spices, Grow your own Herbs, & Food
Herbs: Burdock, Red Clover, Oregano, Thyme, Basel, Rosemary, Dandelion, Black Walnut, Milk Thistle, Slippery Elm, Turmeric, Pau De’ Arco, Cats Claw
Spices: Garlic, Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Rosemary, Clove, Cinnamon, Cayenne, Sage, Onion, Parsley, Cilantro
Grow Your Own Herbs: Aloe, Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme, Basil, Sage, Dandelion, Chamomile, Lavender, Chives, Lemongrass, Peppermint
Foods: Garlic, Onions, Cilantro, Sauerkraut, Kale, Beets, Spinach, Berries, Broccoli, Sweet Potato, Grow your Own Wheat Grass,
 Grow your own Sprouts

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The Quijano’s ….Our Experience

Hello my name is Yris Quijano and I would like to share my husband’s journey with the visitants of Solitarius.org….  Thereby,  providing the HOPE  to other people whom are looking for answers to kill this horrible disease “Cancer.” My husband Larry was diagnosed with Small Cell Carcinoma Lung Cancer (Limited) on November 16, 2013.

    A large mass was found in his chest causing him so much pain; not even the strongest pain killer could relieve the terrible pain that penetrated his entire chest ~ left arm. While losing his voice after a very difficult biopsy. “Larry stayed at the hospital for 2 days.”  His needle chest biopsy caused his left lung to almost collapse.  His oncologist gave him four rounds of chemo (3 days each – staying in the hospital) while also enduring 30 radiation treatments.
   For my part in his recovery and since the first day of his diagnosis:  I started Larry  on   an Alkaline /Organic diet by copying recipes from Chrisbeatcancer.com…  While adding Chris’ Super Giant Anti Cancer salads and super smoothies and other types of vege juices and smoothies. Added: Essence Health Blend Powder, Classic Protein Raw Vegan Powder and Whey Protein or Meal Replacement from Garden of Life.
   Supplements:
    * B17 vitamin (Novodalin) 500 mg …started with twice a day, then three times a day until you reach 4 tablets each day.
    * B15 Vitamin — 3 times a day.
    * Pancreatic Enzymes (dosage on the bottle.)
    * Zinc Citrate (each capsule with each B17 tablet.)
    * Fucoidan Force (with Reishi Extract) 500 mg (6 capsules a day.)
    * Astragalus with Ginger – 500 mg(8 capsules a day.)
    * Spirulina and Chlorella 500 mg (6 capsules a day.)
    * 4 Life Transfer Factor – Immune Support Capsules ….started with 6 caps, then 8 caps and later 10 caps a day.
    * Super Detox by 4 Life (4 caps a day.)
    * Choice 50 by 4 LIFE (2 capsules a day.)
    * Chaga Extract of Mushroom 3 caps a day.)
    * Graviola  Infusion Tea (3 times a day after meals.)
    * Turmeric (3 capsules a day.)
    * Selenium (once a day.)
For these supplements dosage on the bottle only
   * Vitacel 7
   * Mango Extract /Essential Oil
   * Hawaiian Astaxanthin
   * Pine Bark Extract /Essential Oil
   * Epicor
   * Vitamin E
   * Ultra Bio PQQ
   * Cold Pressed Flax Oil
   * Oxygen Drops
   * Cannabis Oil (THC 419.5 mg/g, CBD 270.7 mg/g, CBC 5.4 mg/g CBG 19.7 mg/g with ratios 1.5:1 (dominant THC for first 90 days Dosage: 1.5 grams a day.   Larry got his voice back after a week taking cannabis oil…. NEVER SELF MEDICATE!!
    Results after CT Scan and MRI’s —  Larry is still in NED (NO Evidence of Disease) after 4 months of cancer diagnosis his mass is only a scar tissue and is shrinking in time.
   ~ Update October 2014 ~

     6 TBSP Organic Cottage Cheese (2% or Less Low fat.)
     3 TBSP Flaxseed Oil (cold pressed organic.)
     2 TBSP Fresh Ground Flaxseed
     Additionally: All berries (strawberries, black berry raspberries, blue berries, fresh pineapple, mango or kiwi and a little bit of Almond Milk Unsweetened, raw honey and cinnamon powder.
    ** Cannabis Oil – Formula has been switched; ratios 2:1 (CBD to THC) Dominant CBD Maintenance dosage 0.3 grams.
     SUPPLEMENTS:
     ** 4 Life Transfer Factor Plus  (4 Caps a day.)
     ** Mushroom Therapy by Light Rainbow (4 caps a day.)
     ** Astragalus w/Reishi Extract (4 caps a day.)
     ** Turmeric 500 mg (3 caps a day.)
     ** PQQ  (1 cap a day.)
     ** Milk Thistle w/Dandelion (3 caps a day.)
     ** Modified Citrus Pectin (3 TSP a day.)
     ** Chaga Mushroom Extract (30 drops a day.)
     ** Cod Liver Oil (3 soft gels for 1 scoop of Cellect Powder.)
     ** Graviola Tea Infusions (1 or twice a day.)
     ** Gingko Biloba   (2 tablets a day.)
     DAILY ANTI CANCER SMOOTHIE (Organic if possible.)
         1 Banana, 1 Avocado, 4 or 5 stalks asparagus (depends on the size), 1 Beet, 4 pieces   of broccoli, spinach ( a handful), Kale 2  or  3 leaves,  1 TSPS Hemp Seeds,  1 TSPS Hemp Seed Oil,  2 TSPS Barley Grass  (Organic Powder or Spirulina in Powder),  Probiotics in powder  (dosage in the bottle),  2 ounces Aloe Vera Juice,  1 or 2 scoops of Cellect Powder  and one scoop of Raw Meal Replacement. Garden of Life.
    GRIND And Mix Into Your Smoothie:  20 Apricot Kernels, 3 Brazil Nuts, 10 or 15 raw Almonds, 1 TSP Raw Black Sesame Seeds, 1 TSP Raw Pumpkin Seeds or Raw Sunflower seeds and 1 TSP Goji Seeds.

       *** Eat Salads everyday with organic veggies; avoid any processed foods, dairy (except cottage cheese, refined sugar.
       *** Daily Exercises, sunshine, no stress and Power of prayer.
    Bottomline:  cancer is not a death sentence…. cancer is an opportunity to sit down and start looking within yourself and find the answers. Yes its serious, but it’s not the end-all.

Sincerely,    Yris Quijano

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Sunny’s Experience

  In the Solitarius group page on Facebook I meet everyday amazing new people… this is Sunny’s experience with Retroperitoneal Leiomyosarcoma.   Occurs most commonly in the fifth to seventh decades. There has no known predilection for race or gender.  The most common clinical picture  at presentation in reported cases including back pain,  weight loss,  and increase abdominal girth. And Complete surgical resection is the treatment of choice. While adjuvant therapy with radiation is commonly recommended for patient with high-grade resected tumors. 

I was first diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) on my retroperitoneal when a tumor the size of a baseball ruptured on my left kidney  and  squeezed with my small intestine.       I felt discomfort and took CT scan.  Dr. Vorapot  (Urological Surgical),  at  Ramhamheng Hospital at Thailand he took 3 hours to operated tumor without cutting my kidney. That’s great I keep my left kidney. He is the best surgery in Thailand. However, he has no plan to cure me by chemotherapy or radiotherapy. He suggested sarcoma is a cancer type which does not respond with kind of these treatments.

NOT liking what I was hearing from Dr. Vorapot.  I decided and  attempted to search in website for any methods to cure me from reoccurrence. As the statistic shown 60-40% it will be resection within few months.  I do not want to operation again.  Thus Dr. Vorapot told me he could operate me only two times, because my physical condition cannot resist and recover from operations many times. Luckily me, I found Fuda Hospital Guang Zhou advertised on website “ Able to cure all type of cancers.”

Thereby, contacting The Fuda Bangkok Cancer Hospital and quickly preparing an airline tickets and visa to fly to  Guang Zhou, China with my father. With good service, they send ambulance ~ translator to pick up me at the airport. At Fuda Guang Zhou hospital, which is international hospital. There are many patients from many countries almost Asian and Middle East.  They came here with hope and to cure cancer by cryosurgery?

As  it  turned  out  for  me  Dr. Kong is my oncologist:  she is in charge of a process called (CIC) combined immunotherapy for Cancer at the first day.  I had to check up my physical health Ultrasound, EKG, blood test and MRI.  They took my blood 80 ml. to culture 8 days in lap and infused back into my body.  For taking immunotherapy consuming 10 days each time.  During these eight days admitted in hospital, I had the chance to venture outside for traveling around Guang Zhou.  Hospital officer took patients for sightseeing and shopping for relaxation.  As we get time to enjoy traveling, it was more than treatment cancer.

In retrospect: I am afforded the opportunity to learn a lot myself.  I  learn  that  I  am    very stubborn and very motivated and very determined and not compliant with western medicine its track record is terrible. I have not allowed western medicine  chemotherapy  to destroy or even to diagnostically invade my immune system in any way. Yet they know perfectly well how to tell me that I am  or at least was stage II  grade B  Leiomyosarcoma.   I found out  thyroid insufficiency is very central to the development of this cancer, plus a history of the Salk…. polio vaccine,  plus H-Pylori duodenal ulcer,  plus  there  is always a below normal body temperature which indicates the presence of a fungus that behaves in most ways like candida but is far more serious.

This refusal to allow western medicine to limit my odds may be why,  I HAVE HAD TOTAL SUCCESS WITH THREE APPROACHES COMBINED:

FIRST I used CIC combined immunotherapy for cancer available (AT LEAST IN Guang Zhou) at any compounding pharmacy.  FOR  MANY  MONTHS  ON  END  I administered LDN 0.5 mg once daily, plus I drank and still do drink one drop in 8 oz of water through a straw five days a week.

THE SECOND APPROACH: TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE.  This type of cancer    is not considered terminal in China. I went to a wise Chinese woman who was very skilled in Chinese herbs and medicine. I was then prescribed by her as a TCM trained herbalist an exceedingly bitter tea made with strange Chinese herbs. I used one bag of these prescribed herbs from Chinatown twice per day,  and  was  concocted  then  re-concocted in a Chinese medicine cooker with a buzzer timer,  then the next bag is used the next day,  for a total of thirty bags in 30 days,  so 60 cups in all.  Use a straw to get it past the taste buds!  Prior to drinking each cup of tea I took a full glass of warm water and two Chinese pills, one which is called Ultra Nutrient Pill 851.  The other is called Reishi Mushroom Essence.

APPROACH NUMBER THREE: Health supplements: VITAMIN D 5000 UNITS A DAY. MEGA GREEN TEA EXTRACT CAPSULE ~ FROM A REPUTABLE SOURCE.  While also  taking  RESVERATROL CAP ONE A DAY.  MULTIPLE MEGA ENZYMES.  TAKE THESE WITH AT LEAST ONE A DAY DRINK OF AN ORGANICFRUIT AND VEGGIE  (BANANA, ORANGE, WATER AND CHARD &/OR PARSLEY &/OR NZ SPINACH &/OR AVOCADO). PLUS ORGANIC BLUEBERRIES OR BETTER YET BLACKBERRIES OR THIRD CHOICE STRAWBERRIES, IN SEASON ALL BLENDED INTO A GREEN SMOOTHIE, PREPARED IN A WHOLE FOOD BLENDER like a Vitamix, for instance. GOOGLE RAWFAMILY.COM

One other thing?  Generous quantities of baking soda and epsom salt in regular baths     are very good for you.  The idea is become more alkaline, instead of acidic. NO SUGAR.       NO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS. The thing is cancer makes you crave sugar so it can stay alive. And it persist in a low oxygen environment so breathe deeply and often, consciously. This oxygenates your system and gets rid of stress.  It is a shame to waste a life by simply not understanding how to defeat cancer.  You can do it.  Discipline and persistence wins.   I am living proof.   And my oncologist is totally stumped being I have been cancer free  since February.

Inspiring Reflections

What I remember most about my reaction to the discovery of LMS was my sense of peace regarding where I was in life. Since my diagnosis I have learned that my body will continue to surprise me in so many ways.  And I also have learned that miracles do happen,  if there is will there is a way and  good things can still happen in my life. Since my diagnosis I have learned that my body will continue to surprise me in so many ways and I have learned that miracles do happen, and good things can still happen in my life.

Regards,

Sunny

Athitiya Aramkajorndet

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Understanding the Immune System

The immune system protects the body against infections by bacteria, viruses and other parasites. It is really a collection of responses that the body makes to infection. So it is sometimes called the ‘immune response’.

The immune system is important to cancer patients in many ways

  • The cancer can weaken the immune system
  • Cancer treatment can weaken the immune system
  • The immune system may help to fight your cancer
  • The cancer can weaken the immune system by invading the bone marrow where the cells that help fight infection are made. This happens most often in leukeamia or lymphoma.

But it can happen with other cancers too.

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can weaken immunity by causing a drop in the number of white blood cells made in the bone marrow. Apart from bone marrow or stem cell transplants, this effect on the bone marrow is temporary.

Some cells of the immune system can recognize cancer cells as abnormal and kill them. Unfortunately, this is not enough to get rid of a cancer altogether. But some new treatments aim to use the immune system to fight cancer.

There are two main parts of the immune system:

The inbuilt protection we have from birth

The immune protection we acquire from being exposed to certain diseases

Inbuilt immune protection

This can be called ‘innate immunity’. These immune mechanisms are always ready and prepared to defend the body from infection. They can act immediately (or very quickly). This inbuilt protection comes from

  • The skin outside the body and other lining tissues inside forming a barrier
  • Mucus lining of the gut and lungs which traps invading bacteria
  • Hairs which move the mucus and trapped bacteria out of the lungs
  • Stomach acid which kills bacteria that have been swallowed
  • Helpful bacteria growing in the bowel which prevent other bacteria from taking over
  • Urine flow which flushes bacteria out of the bladder and urethra
  • White blood cells called ‘neutrophils’ which can find and kill bacteria and other infectious agents

The skin forms a waterproof mechanical barrier. But it is also slightly acidic. This helps to keep bacteria out as they don’t like acid. Some skin conditions cause loss of this acidity and people are then much more prone to skin infections.

There are several ways that these natural protection mechanisms can be damaged if you have cancer

  • Something that breaks the skin barrier such as a drip or a wound from surgery
  • Chemotherapy damage to the lining of the gut (for example if you have had a lot of diarrhea as a side effect)
  • A catheter into your bladder (bacteria can ‘climb’ the catheter and get inside the bladder causing infection)
  • Radiotherapy to the lung which can temporarily damage the hairs and mucus producing cells that help to remove bacteria
  • Antacids for heartburn which neutralize the stomach acid that kills bacteria
  • Chemotherapy can temporarily reduce the number of neutrophils in the blood (the ‘neutrophil count’) which means it is more difficult for you to fight off infection

Neutrophils

These white blood cells are very important for fighting infection. They are good at fighting bacteria and fungal infections. They can

  • Move to sites of infection in the body
  • Stick to invading bacteria or fungi
  • Swallow up the invader
  • Kill the bacteria they have swallowed with chemicals

Your normal neutrophil count is between 3,000 and 6,000 neutrophils in each unit of blood. When you don’t have enough neutrophils you are said to be neutropenic.

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can both cause lowering of your neutrophil count. So after each chemotherapy treatment, or a course of radiotherapy, you may be more prone to bacterial or fungal infections (like thrush).

If you are having cancer treatment, it is important for you to know that

  • Infections can move fast in people with low neutrophil counts
  • Antibiotics could save your life, so if you get a fever phone your cancer center
  • You are most likely to become unwell from bugs you carry around with you normally, not from catching someone else’s. This means that you don’t have to avoid your family, friends or children when you are sent home after chemotherapy.

Acquired immunity

This is immune protection the body learns from being exposed to diseases. The body learns to recognize each different kind of bacteria and virus it meets for the first time. The next time that bug tries to invade the body, the immune system is ready for it and better able to fight it off. This is why you usually only get some infectious diseases once, for example, measles or chicken pox.

Vaccination works by using this ‘immune memory’. A small amount of protein from a disease is given. This is not harmful, but it allows the immune system to recognize the disease if it meets it again. The immune response can then stop you getting the disease.  It’s also important to know what the liver does and keep it functioning properly?

B cells and T cells 

The white blood cells involved in the acquired immune response are called ‘lymphocytes’. There are two main types of lymphocytes – B cells and T cells.  B and T lymphocytes are made in the bone marrow, like the other blood cells. They have to fully mature before they can help in the immune response. B cells mature in the bone marrow. But the immature T cells travel through the blood stream to the thymus gland where they become fully developed.

Once they are fully mature, the B and T cells travel to the spleen and nodes ready to fight infection.

 What do B cells do?

B cells react against invading bacteria or viruses by making proteins called antibodies. The antibody made is different for each different bug. The antibody locks onto the surface of the invading bacteria or virus. The invader is then marked with the antibody so that the body knows it is dangerous and it can be killed off.

The B cells are part of the memory of the immune system. The next time the same bug tries to invade, the B cells that make the right antibody are ready for it. They are able to make their antibody more quickly than the first time the bug invaded.

What are antibodies?

Antibodies are proteins made by the B cells. They have two ends. One end sticks to proteins on the outside of white blood cells. The other end sticks to and helps to kill the germ or damaged cell. The end of the antibody that sticks to the white blood cell is always the same. So it is called the constant end. The end of the antibody that recognizes germs and damaged cells varies depending on the cell it is designed to recognize. So it is called the variable end. Each B cell makes antibodies with a different variable end from other B cells. Cancer cells are not normal cells. So there will be some antibodies with variable ends that recognize cancer cells and stick to them.

What do T cells do?

There are different kinds of T cells called

Helper T cells

Killer T cells

The helper T cells stimulate the B cells to make antibodies, and help killer cells develop.

Killer T cells kill the body’s own cells that have been invaded by the viruses or bacteria. This prevents the bug from reproducing in the cell and then infecting other cells.

Can the immune system cure cancer?

Your immune system is very unlikely to be able to fight off an established cancer completely without help from conventional cancer treatment, although there are very rare documented cases of cancers just disappearing.

Stress, the immune system and cancer

Many people with cancer believe that they should strengthen their immune systems to help beat the disease. There is a commonly held belief that reducing stress can help to strengthen our immune systems. This is the thinking behind some complementary therapies, using relaxation techniques for instance.

There is some scientific evidence that stress does weaken our immunity. Two studies looking at whether stress affected cancer recurrence had conflicting results. While no one knows whether strengthening immunity can help to cure cancer, most doctors and nurses agree that reducing stress is a good thing to do.

While many life stresses cannot be avoided altogether, there are ways of trying not to let things get to you. Many complementary therapies such as meditation, massage and reflexology, for example, can be very relaxing.

Look at the CancerHelp UK reading lists for further reading on complementary therapies.

  • Avoid getting run down by looking after yourself
  • Eat a balanced diet when you are able
  • Try to eat fresh food whenever possible
  • Get plenty of rest – even if you cannot sleep, you can rest
  • And Research the best supplements thoroughly

What about immunotherapy?

Immunotherapies are treatments that boost your immune system.  They are used in cancer treatment because cancer cells are different from normal cells and so are picked up by the immune system.

Many different chemicals that are used in the immune response can now be made in the laboratory. You may have heard of one or two of these:

Interferon

Interleukin 2 (IL2)

Monoclonal antibodies

Interferon-alpha and Interleukin 2 might act by boosting the immune response to help the body kill off cancer cells.

Scientists are also trying to develop vaccinations against cancer cells. Possibly the immune system can be trained to see cancer cells as being invaders and kill them.

 Monoclonal antibodies

Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory. The scientists developing them make an antibody with a variable end that recognizes cancer cells. ‘Monoclonal’ just means that all the antibody is the same type, with the same variable end.

The monoclonal antibodies recognise molecules on the outside of cancer cells. Different antibodies have to be made for different types of cancer, for example

RituximabTM recognises CD20 protein on the outside of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cells

ADEPT is a treatment using antibodies that recognise colon cancer cells

The constant end of cancer treating monoclonal antibodies kills the cancer cells by marking them so other immune system cells pick them out. The job of these other cells is to find antibody labelled cells and kill them. But the scientists can make the monoclonal antibody even better at killing cancer cells by attaching

A radioactive atom that delivers radiation directly to the cancer cells

A chemotherapy drug that is taken straight to the cancer cells by the monoclonal antibody

Monoclonal antibodies are still experimental at the moment and are only being tested for a few types of cancer.  Look in our clinical trials database for monoclonal antibody trials - type ‘antibody’ in the free text search box.  This is exciting new research because it may be possible to kill cancer cells without damaging other body cells. But it may take a long time to develop further because it is so complicated to do. There is more about monoclonal antibodies in the immunotherapy section of CancerHelp UK.

Most immunotherapy is still experimental.  There is a lot of research going on into the   use  of  immunotherapies to treat cancersThere is more about this in Immunotherapy section of CancerHelp UK.  You can also look in the treatment section for the cancer you are interested in.

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Satisfied In Belief

  According to The FreeDictionary.com, wound healing defined as “restoration      of  integrity to injured tissues by replacement of  dead tissue with viable tissue.”  We   can look at emotional healing  as a process  in which a person  is restored to integrity (wholeness) by  first removing the dead stuff  (sins — hatred,  bitterness,  resentment, unforgiveness, blaming others, unresolved/prolonged grief, sadness, unruly passions and  other  deadly heart issues)  with  viable tissue – love,  joy,  peace,  patience,  and other Fruits of the Spirit.   HOW TO  RECOVER FROM A CANCER DIAGNOSIS?

     Deep physical wounds that are filled with large amounts of dead cells, blood clots   and other debris must be cleansed in order for healing to take place.This can be painful because with much chronic inflammation,  soreness  and tenderness with deep wounds.  Foreign bodies add to discomfort and can also delay the healing process. For healing of emotional and spiritual wounds to take place,  the  foreign  bodies of  this guilt,  shame, thinking God is mad at you, anger towards God, self and others must be cleaned away.  All of these things will delay the processEmotional Freedom helps you to overcome!!

From a spiritual standpoint, what happens to people when they endure deep wounds without cleaning them out?  Examples  of  deep wounds would be  1)  Prolonged Exposure  to negative, crippling words and abuse as a child; 2) Sexual Immorality; 3) Satanic Attack; 4) Rejection/Abandonment by a Spouse or Parent; 4) Bitterness & Unforgiveness to other 5) Divorce;  6) Death of Loved One and 7) Physical and/or Sexual Abuse.   When a person has a physical wound…. it is very painful to clean out dead tissue, however, it is extremely necessary in order to prevent infection. In a natural approach, the wound healing process must be carefully assessed and monitored.

Optimal  healing  takes  place  when  the  patient  is  in  a  good state nutritionally  and          has adequate body reserves and resources for tissue regeneration or cell repair. Every nutrient and health habit plays a role in healing the body.  Oxygen is needed for the blood supply to the wound. Exercise is needed for adequate circulation.  Positioning of the body is important in order to avoid prolonged pressure on the wounded area. Thereby, the area of the wound must be temporarily immobilized to prevent mechanical injury from direct blows and friction. The patient must receive adequate rest.

To heal in a healthy way, we must receive adequate spiritual nutrition. If  we were spiritually malnourished or undeveloped prior to becoming wounded, then we  will  not  have enough emotional  or  spiritual reserves to heal correctly and  thus  the process will be delayed.  Once wounded,  it is more difficult to build up spiritual capacity.  Spiritual nutrition  is derived directly from the Word of God  by  studying,  listening,  praying, praising and worship.  The Spirit of the Lord is our oxygen.  He is our Breath of Life (Genesis 2: 6-7; John 20: 21-22), the Bread of Life (John 6:35) and He is LIFE Itself (John 14:6).  Speaking, praying and renewing our minds is our spiritual exercise which keeps the blood flowing.

When we are wounded, we deliberately position ourselves for optimal healing by being connected to the local body of Christ.  We cannot heal alone and isolated or else we will be prone to re-injure ourselves because we are unprotected.  “And if one prevails against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken”. (Eccl 4:12) We are to not  “forsake our own assembling together,  as is the habit of some, but to encouraging one another” (Heb 10:25).  Connection with other believers is protection.  We have to learn to open up trust….  We also must receive adequate rest.  Jesus said,  “Come unto me all that are weary and heavy laden  and  I will give you rest” (Matt 11:28).  We have the promise of  a special rest for the people of God  and we are to strive to enter that rest (Heb 4:11)  if we expect the wound to heal correctly.

Affordable Health Care: One must alleviate the stress of not knowing. One must limit   the cost  that causing them undo stress.  Understanding proper healing  requires a source  of nutrients  to create healthy cells.  The omega’s,  antioxidants and protein does just this. While maintaining gut flora is key and homemade probiotics making it affordable.  How    to make (almost sugar-free) fermented kombucha?

Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman  discusses some of the top supplements a person should consider  taking  to  manage their good health.  She,  not only,  mentions a number of common supplements, but also, some of the considerations when buying them. While some studies mention coconut oil reduces the side effects of chemotherapy.  A cancer patient should never seek medical treatment without proper supplements to improve quality of life issues.

While cancer prevention and nutrition is still key to optimum health. With hydration    with natural salts  (not sodium)  might be first and foremost,  diet and exercise  is a close second to assurance of longevity. Creating a diet and detox program after a diagnosis can be rather complicated,  complex,  confusing and frustrating.  Solitarius.org  is designed to help you explore your options to be researched. When you research for yourself it creates  a comfortable feeling.

With  Youtube  having many research avenues: for instance cancer survivors telling             of their experience.  A Famous case:  is Dr. Charles Major explaining his amazing and incredible experience of  how he overcame Bone Marrow Cancer.  When  we  hear  that supplementation can cut your breast cancer risk in half. While pineapple enzymes kills cancer without killing you. We soon realize the importance of enzyme therapy and how     it helps to absorb nutrients into your body during treatment.

Also  through  Solitarius.org  we learn important facts every cancer patient should know.  When a person that has cancer,  generally speaking  most times their body is in an acidic state that creates a breeding ground for cancer to grow. Realizing then proper pH balance,  along with a strong immune system  to help fight the cancer off is vital for their survival.  Cancer patients have many concerns about what is right for their cure?   Are you taking a good form of B12? Adeno B12 has Adenosylcobalamin, the mitochondrial form of vitamin B12.  With B12 being required for proper red blood cell formation,  neurological function, DNA synthesis, cardio support & more. http://bit.ly/1fWlQy0

Rather  it  be  the Budwig  Cottage Cheese Dilemna  of  “No Dairy” for cancer patients conflict. Thereby, making them seek options; Nancys Organic Low Fat Organic or Daisy Brand Natural Cottage Cheese.  Dr. Axe has  an interesting video.  Tamara St. John tells    of her survival with the Budwig Protocol, raw food and juicing, enzyme therapy, apricot kernels and proper detoxification.  Others suggest  Intravenous VitaminC or Liposomal Vitamin C (when  your  not  doing  Budwig Protocol.) Medicinal Mushrooms  and  their equilavent supplement forms. I am told produce result!  While Milk Thistle (CanGest),  and the Liver is key to Healing Essiac Tea,  Ginkgold Max  and  Selenium Supplements warranting consideration!!

The Healing Power of Chlorophyll

As many of us know the power of sunshine on our body and mind, not many are aware of sunlight’s liquefied form – chlorophyll….
Chlorophyll is liquefied sun energy and by consuming as much chlorophyll as possible will basically bathe our inner organs in sunshine.
No life is possible without chlorophyll, the blood of plants – just as hemoglobin is the blood of the body – the difference between the two molecules being that chlorophyll contains magnesium, while hemoglobin contains iron. Therefore, chlorophyll through a plant based diet will be high in magnesium.
Since ancient times chlorophyll has served as a miraculous healer, carrying a significant amount of oxygen with it and therefore playing a critical role in supporting our aerobic (good) bacteria. The more we consume, the better our intestinal flora and overall health will be. Chlorophyll has been proven helpful in preventing and healing many forms of cancer and atherosclerosis, whilst adequate scientific research has found that there are hardly any illnesses that could not be helped by chlorophyll.
Some of the many healing properties of this amazing substance are:
• Chlorophyll Promote formation of hemoglobin and red blood cells
• Building a high blood count
• Helping to prevent cancer
• Providing iron to organs
• Making the body more alkaline
• Cleaning and deodorizing bowels
• Helping the purify the liver
• Eliminating bad breath
• Relieving sore throat
• Improving varicose veins
• Reducing pain caused by inflammation
• Improving vision
• Fights infections.
Greens are the only living thing in the world that can transform sunshine into food that all living creatures can consume – there would be no life on our planet without greens – as the life purpose of all greens is to produce chlorophyll.
With high oxygen content in chlorophyll and a high mineral content in green plants, greens are the most alkalizing food that exists on the planet – heavy in alkaline minerals. By including greens in our diet we can keep our body alkaline and health.

Miracle Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe Vera has many Benefits and Promotes Health and Longevity

When I say aloe vera is the most impressive medicinal herb invented by nature, I don’t make that statement lightly. Of all the herbs I’ve ever studied — aloe vera is the most impressive herb of them all.  (Garlic would be a close second.)  There is nothing on this planet that offers the amazing variety of healing benefits granted by aloe vera.  In a single plant, aloe vera offers potent, natural medicine that:

• Halts the growth of cancer tumors.
• Lowers high cholesterol.
• Repairs “sludge blood” and reverses “sticky blood”.
• Boosts the oxygenation of your blood.
• Eases inflammation and soothes arthritis pain.
• Protects the body from oxidative stress.
• Prevents kidney stones and protects the body from oxalates in coffee and tea.
• Alkalizes the body, helping to balance overly acidic dietary habits.
• Cures ulcers, IBS, Crohn’s disease and other digestive disorders.
• Reduces high blood pressure natural, by treating the cause, not just the symptoms.
• Nourishes the body with minerals, vitamins, enzymes and glyconutrients.
• Accelerates healing from physical burns and radiation burns.
• Replaces dozens of first aid products, makes bandages and antibacterial sprays obsolete.
• Halts colon cancer, heals the intestines and lubricates the digestive tract.
• Ends constipation.
• Stabilizes blood sugar and reduces triglycerides in diabetics.
• Prevents and treats candida infections.
• Protects the kidneys from disease.
• Functions as nature’s own “sports drink” for electrolyte balance, making common sports drinks obsolete.
• Boosts cardiovascular performance and physical endurance.
• Speeds recovery from injury or physical exertion.
• Hydrates the skin, accelerates skin repair.

Truly, there is nothing else that compares to the medicinal potential of aloe vera. And yet most people only know about the topical applications of aloe vera gel. They think it’s only good for sunburns. In reality, aloe vera is useful for both external and internal use. In this article,

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Somebody Caused A Stir

  When  Catherine Colvin  entered into the Solitarius.org  Facebook group page she did in a scurry  and received 1140 +  members attention.  She also provided information to check: how bodily  functions generate deficiencies   of vitamin and minerals. Which could possibly be the “root cause of cancer through Orthomolecular Nutrition.”

    Her opinion gave me the incentive to research deeper into her insight of the dreadful disease we all know as cancer. When I re-invited her back into the group after receiving her side of the story. It brought me back to a book that I read:  The Life You Want, Get Motivated, Lose Weight and Be Happy which I read to help me lose weight because of the weight gain experienced from inactivity researching  for this website.

    Inactivity in combination with statin drugs had my liver needing a  fix. Eventually pitching those statins in the toilet in favor of  less stressing way. Exercise  and proper nutrition  with 1000 mg Milk Thistle  being the answer for  my  bloating  mid section.  While during this time in my life…. I learned  about the barriers people put up to prevent them from achieving success.

    Which Bob Green…  writes about in the above mention book and in my opinion could be the reason people get cancer. Orthomolecular Nutrition is deficiencies based on life experiences.  It’s part of the human condition with nothing being simple in life and everything interconnected. Messy thoughts lead to more messy thoughts,  complicated relationships,  deeply imprinted bad habits and disgusting memories of  this complicated “stupid” world.

   As our human physiological wiring is  mixed adding another obstacle to life misery.  Almost everybody having achieved anything meaningful in life has overcome some kind of barrier. It becomes a profound illusion that can change your life in a profound way. Take Michael Jordan being told he was not good enough  for his high school team and late achieving success on the basketball court.

    Also, one of  America’s most beloved poets of  her time Emily Dickinson, being published little in her lifetime. Being reviewed harshly by her critics, she  just kept writing nonetheless.  More recently under my own account is The Eva Cassidy Storyline: whom left her fear of  fame get in the way of her singing career.  When you leave those  fears behind you  and take action to improve your situation you will transcend the test of time.

   Whatever it is preventing you  from achieving your desired result.  It is within this time that you will end up with the confidence,  inner drive and positive energy to control that dis-ease in your life.  Making all things that are possible in all areas of  your life probable.  Identifying and overcoming your barriers, will not only, help you become  physically healthier person,  but also, a psychologically and emotionally healthier person.

  That’s when you’re going to start living a much healthier and happier life. Free of  the cancer within all of us.  As  many  people’s  minds  are  closed  to  the idea that they may  find pleasure in a positive change of  lifestyle. When  it comes  to healthy eating and exercise they expect the unpleasant and that in itself will make it beou have come a self – fulfilling prophecy.

    As the brain tends to like short cuts,  its malleable and when you look         at the positive side of things you forget the negative side. People always tend to think that cancer is strictly in the genes. Truth be told one – third comes  from poor diet  (chemicals in our  food and in direct contact with    the chemicals we use in the house.) 

   It’s not enough  fruits  and vegetables,  to much saturated  fat,  sugar          and sodium,  and red meat and alcohol.  Also it’s being sedentary and/or overweight:  while another third  is caused by smoking cigarettes/cigars.     It can be triggered by negative outlook & emotional state which increase your likelihood of being stressed and craving desserts.

  Therefore,  overcoming these pulls you have to realize what the strong  negative pulls in your life are. While revving your brain to better health. You will have to start  changing your long held views  and the ways that  you talk to yourself and reason things out in your head. To me that is the cancer in you and you better do something about it before it starts eating away in your body.

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Knowing That Special Someone

   When  a  cancer  patient  hears  for the  first time  they  have  cancer.               I can only imagine what goes through their mind the emotion it steers          in them and  fear it strikes.  A million thoughts  and  feelings all at one     time  ~ not to mention the other phrase spoken at the end of  the battle.        We must let the cancer run it’s course nothing can be done for you.

    Those  words  I know are world stoppers  your thoughts stand still               as your world stops you deadly in step. Which makes you wonder that  since 1971,  when  then President Nixon  declared  war on cancer.  What amount has been spent and how much research they have been keeping   from the people of  this  fine country.

    Since starting my research project some 8 1/2 years ago of  gaining  insight and ridicule  from acquaintance,  friends and  family members.   This website and the Facebook Group… has progressed to meeting new likeminded people that provide me with support.  Lacking the belief  in      cut,  burn  and poison because they don’t see successful conclusion.

   From a sales person I know,  Paulette at a local store whom herself  a            25 year survivor of  Lymphoma. Whom most recently had a health issue with her carotid artery being replaced  from the chemotherapy burning them away 25 years later.  Which she stated is fine because she still had received 25 more years out of  life than others.

    As many cancer patients hear experiences like Paulette of  cut, burn        and poison yourself to good health. Others are sensing a more non toxic approach of  nutrition, supplementation and also building your immune system up again. So your body resist the disease and gives it a chance to heal itself  once again back to good health.

   Lately,  I have been blessed with a supportive Facebook Group that understands the possibilities  from both sides of  the debate.  With one    such  friend being Rachel Bangert,  Nutritional Consultant & Wellness Coach.  A person like Rachel is the type of  person every cancer patient should have in their corner of  the ring to  fight cancer.

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Let’s Be Proactive

   It was 3 years ago on Labor Day… that I  focused on what might be with      the Hope of that thought expanding.  I decided Hell Over High Water began my effort to organize and put together a website  for cancer patients having free access to cancer research via a centralized hub of  cancer research.  And is my belief the first 30 to 40 blog post in the website accomplished that goal.

   Taking the strain  from  five years before while gathering the information. Started on my quest of finding answers and learning the in’s and out’s about the internet. The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy:  which is any positive or negative expectation about circumstance,  events or people that may affect a person’s behavior. Most times what you think happen… nothing positive comes from negative thoughts!!!

   This behavioral change…. could cause or not cause that expectation to be  fulfilled.  For  example:  an  employer  that expects employees  to be disloyal and shirkers.Will likely treat them in away that will elicit the very response “Give,  and  it  will  be  given  to  you. They  will  pour  into  your  lap  a  good measure — pressed down,  shaken together,  and  running over.  For by your standard of  measure it will be measured to you in return.”    Luke  6:38

Let’s Be Proactive Not Reactive About Our Health!!

1.  Every person has cancer cells in their body.  These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion. Thereby when doctors tell cancer patients there are  no  more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment,  it just means tests are unable to detect the cancer cells because they have not reached the detectable size.

2.  Cancer cells occur between 6 to more than 10 times in a person’s lifetime.

3. When the person’s immune system is strong the cancer cells will be destroyed and prevented from multiplying and forming tumors.

4. When a person has cancer it indicates the person has nutritional deficiencies. These could be due to genetic, environmental pollutes, food and lifestyle factors.

5. To overcome the multiple nutritional deficiencies, changing diet and including supplements will strengthen the immune system.

6. Chemotherapy involves poisoning the rapidly-growing cancer cells and also destroys rapidly-growing healthy cells in the bone marrow, gastrointestinal tract et cetera and can  cause organ damage,  like liver,  kidneys,  heart,  lungs…. etc.

7. Radiation while destroying cancer cells also burns, scars and damages healthy cells, tissues and organs.

8. Initial treatment with chemotherapy and radiation will often reduce tumor size. However, prolonged use of chemotherapy and radiation do not result in more tumor destruction.

9. When the body has too much toxic burden from chemotherapy and radiation the immune system is either compromised or destroyed, hence the person can succumb to various kinds of infections and complications.

10. Chemotherapy and radiation can cause cancer cells to mutate and become resistant and difficult to destroy.  Surgery can also cause cancer cells to spread to other sites.

11. An effective way to battle cancer is to starve the cancer cells by not feeding it with the foods it needs to multiply.     Finding a Cancer Dietitian?

*CANCER CELLS FEED ON:

a. Sugar is a cancer-feeder. By cutting off sugar it cuts off one important food supply to  the cancer cells.  Sugar substitutes like NutraSweet,  Equal,  Spoonful, et cetera  are made with Aspartame and it is harmful.  A better natural substitute  would be Manuka honey or molasses, but only in very small amounts. Table salt has a chemical added making it white in color (A Better alternative is Bragg’s aminos or sea salt.)

b. Milk causes the body to produce mucus, especially in the gastro-intestinal tract. Cancer feeds on mucus.  By cutting off milk and substituting…. with unsweetened soy milk cancer cells might become starved. (A tip from this John Hopkins Newsletter?)  When it comes to soy…. some say it’s bad, some say it’s good, so unless evidence shows that it’s okay, maybe it’s better to avoid having soy altogether.  Almond milk is healthier. There is also coconut milk so checkout the nutritional facts for yourself ?

c. Cancer cells thrive in an acid environment. A meat-based diet is acidic and it is best      to eat fish,  and a little chicken rather than beef or pork.  Meat  also  contains  livestock antibiotics, growth hormones and parasites, which are all harmful, especially to people with cancer.

d.  A diet made  of  80% fresh vegetables and juice,  whole grains,  seeds,  nuts and a little fruit helps put the body into an alkaline environment. About 20% can be from cooked food including beans.  Fresh vegetable juices provides live enzymes that are easily absorbed and reach down to cellular levels within 15 minutes to nourish  and enhances growth of healthy cells.  To obtain live enzymes for building healthy cells try  and  drink fresh vegetable juice (mostly vegetables including bean sprouts) and eat some raw vegetables 2 or 3 times a day. Enzymes are destroyed at temperatures of 104 degrees F (40 degrees C).

e. Avoid coffee, tea, and chocolate, which have high caffeine. While Green Tea is a better alternative and has cancer  fighting properties.  With regards to water,  it is best to drink purified water,  or filtered water,  to avoid known toxins  and heavy metals in tap water. Distilled water is acidic, avoid it.

12. Meat protein is difficult to digest and requires a lot of digestive enzymes. Undigested meat remaining in the intestines becomes putrefied and leads to more toxic buildup.

13. Cancer cell walls have a tough protein covering. Refraining from or eating less meat frees more enzymes to attack the protein walls of cancer cells and allows the body’s killer cells to destroy the cancer cells.

14. Some supplements build up the immune system (Aloe Vera Juice, IP6, Flor essence, Essiac Tea, anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, EFAs etc.) With Green Juicing & Medicinal Mushrooms enable the body’s own killer cells to destroy cancer cells.  Other supplements like vitamin E known to cause apoptosis,  programmed cell death, the body’s own normal method of disposing of damaged, unwanted, or unneeded cells.

15. Cancer is a disease of the mind, body, and spirit.  A proactive and positive spirit will help the cancer warrior be a survivor. Anger, unforgiveness  and bitterness puts the body into a stressful and acidic environment. Learn to have a loving and forgiving spirit.  Also Learn to relax and enjoy life.

16. Cancer cells cannot thrive in an oxygenated environment.  Exercising daily and deep breathing helps to get more oxygen down to the cellular level. Oxygen therapy is another means employed to destroy cancer cells.

1. No plastic containers in microwave.

2. No water bottles in freezer.

3. No plastic wrap in microwave.

John Hopkins  has  recently sent  this out in its newsletters.  This information is being circulated at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as well.  Dioxin chemicals cause cancer, especially breast cancer.  Dioxins are highly poisonous  to the cells of our bodies.  Don’t freeze your plastic bottles with water  in  them  as  this  releases dioxins from the plastic. Recently Dr. Edward Fujimoto, Wellness Program Manager at Castle Hospital, was on a TV program to explain this health hazard. He talked about dioxins and how bad they are for us.

He said that we should not be heating our food in the microwave using plastic containers. This especially applies to foods that contain fat. He said the combination of fat, high heat, and plastics releases dioxin into the food and ultimately into the cells of the body.

Instead, he recommends using glass, such as Corning Ware, Pyrex or ceramic containers for heating food.  You get the same results, only without the dioxin.  So such things as TV dinners, instant ramen and soups, etc., should be removed from the container and heated in something else.  Paper isn’t bad but you don’t know what is in the paper.  It is just safer to use tempered glass, Corning Ware etc.

He reminded us that a while ago some of the fast food restaurants moved away from the foam containers to paper. The dioxin problem is one of the reasons.  Also,  he pointed out that plastic wrap, such as Saran, is just as dangerous when placed over foods to be cooked in the microwave.  As the food is nuked,  the high heat causes poisonous toxins to actually melt out of the plastic wrap and drip into the food.  Cover food with a paper towel instead. Microwaving actually changes the molecular structure of food.  Therefore,  Microwaving should never be done by anyone with cancer.

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Stormy Weather

    Something strange is happening on the weather  fronts anymore here in the United States and it has meteorologist perplex. When we have tornadoes and wind shear we have a lot of  it.  It’s boom or bust as tornadoes can occur anytime of  year.  All it takes is the improper conditions.

   It  varies  by  location,  however,  the  season  runs  from  spring  to  mid summer. With the biggest hotspot being Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Florida and  Nebraska.  In  the  past  few  decades  the  United States  has  averaged annually about 1,250 tornadoes of all sizes per year. With the days number with at least one significant tornado going down.

   But the number of  super busy days  with  30 or more tornadoes going    up.  In  the  1970′s,  they came once  every  two  years or so. Today we get tornado clusters  3 times a year.  Studies have shown  through computer simulation  as the world warms.  The U.S. will  see slightly more thunder storms providing unstable conditions  for tornadoes  and hurricanes.

  While storminess should increase with the warming surface conditions      of earth.  Wind shear  which provides  the rotation  and organization  for tornadoes are projected to decrease.  However, because the wind shear is  expected  to  decline  only  on  certain  days. When  we  have  disturbances expect tornado bunching that keeps this weather puzzle going.

   With strong upper atmospheric ridges and troughs. One should expect more  and more  “polar vortexs”  in the winter,  sizzling  days  in  summer  with cooler nights.  With air disturbances  from  those  Greenland Blocks,  nasty chemtrails,  parching droughts causing wildfires  and unrelenting snowpocalypses events.

   Feeling these long wave patterns could be devastating like a whip being swung in California. With a strong high pressure area  that keeps that area parched.  With rain clouds being kept away and keeping the jet stream into Canada. And in reaction to that… the jet stream will “vortex” into the deep south carrying Canadian cold and snow with it.

  This past winter being one of  the coldest and snowiest in recent memory.  The jet stream  dumping big storms over the Northeast in the United States. While  flooding  Great Britain  with its wettest January  there in two  and a half  centuries.  So with anyone whom shivered, shoveled and slogged their way through last winter.

   They like me…. anguished at the thought of  finding the reason  for the polar vortex  and  its  frequent  unwelcome  excursions  into the Southern  part of the United States.  With many climate specialist warning that this phenomenon may become  frequent  within an over populated planet and increasing global warming.

  So be prepared  when these storms hit with  fervor and your lights go out. The real reason  for  this blog post is I often wonder how much the changing conditions  influence the steady increase in cancer rates globally. Especially the ever increasing smog rate in China  and  combined with the link between neonicotinoids and honey bee die off  here in the United States.

   Therefore,  with all the chemicals we breath and consume in our food and water supply.  It is becoming more and more important to be aware through awareness to prevent cancer. Especially the threat that Obamacare may end up being a major nightmare that sucks every living American dry?

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