Natural Herbs That Help With Pain When Dealing with Cancer

Natural Herbs That Help With Pain When Dealing with Cancer

The pain that one has to bear while getting treated for cancer cannot be described in words. There are medications available to help ease the same but they only offer temporary relief, and they also come with their share of side effects. Furthermore, patients may develop a dependence on them, and then they need a larger dose to get the same results and thus may develop a tolerance towards such medications. To avoid such situation from arising and to ease the pain in a safe way there are a few herbs you can use about which we shall learn right away.

Curcumin

An extract of turmeric, Curcumin is popular because not only it helps suppress the pain in a natural way but also searches for the pain-causing radicals present in the body and destroys them. Curcumin, as well as turmeric, is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

As per a study performed by a cancer research center in New York, it was discovered that turmeric helped stop inflammation in a far better way than aspirin could. One can either take Curcumin supplements in place of NSAIDs or add enough of this herb in their everyday diet to enjoy the benefits. It has also been observed in certain studies that Curcumin has the power to trigger apoptosis that helps destroy cancer cells while not damaging the healthy cells present in the body.

Ginger

The ginger extract helps in lessening inflammation and pain. It helps by lowering the number of prostaglandins, which are molecules that help you know you are in pain. Apart from suppressing the pain, similar to Kratom, which is available for purchase here, it has been observed that ginger also helps reduce the discomfort and nausea associated with chemotherapy.

There are various ways you can consume ginger. This herb is available in the fresh and dried form, and you can also get them as extracts, tinctures, oil, and in capsule form. You may grate the fresh ginger root and add it to your food, or may even use it to make a cup of ginger tea.

Papain

Papain is an extract of the papaya fruit, and it is derived from the unripe papaya skin. It is basically a milk-like latex form which is dried and converted into a powder. Papain attacks tumor cells, boost the immune system, protects as a shield again the harmful effects of radiation (as per studies conducted in animals), and it can also be used as a supplement to ease the cancer-related pain. You can either consume the papain supplements or may even use it topically.

These natural herbs not only help ease your pain but also offer emotional satisfaction and relief. Using it you know you will not have to bear the side effects that come associated with the traditional pain relievers, nor are there any risks of tolerance development, and thus there is nothing that you need to worry about.…

Tips for Taking Care of the Elderly Dealing with Cancer

Taking care of an elderly with cancer or any chronic disease requires a lot of patience and love. Setting aside essential things in life to take care of a sick person can be extremely rewarding. There are certain simple things we do that can benefit an elderly dealing with cancer. However, it can be challenging as well. Below are some tips for taking care of the elderly dealing with cancer.

1. Plan ahead – By planning ahead, you can be able to solve some issues before they become emergency.

2. Be prepared for an emergency – Elderly dealing with cancer need a lot of care. We took tips from this guide which introduces the reader on how to provide elder care at home in Boca Raton.  Hence it would be wise to have an emergency plan. Have emergency phone numbers, and probably a home first-aid kit.

3. Medications – Make sure they are taking all their medications. Today, several technologies can help you track that. For example, there are drug boxes that light up when its time for medicine.

4. Maintain a sense of humor – cancer is a scary, severe disease especially for the elderly. Hence, laughter can be the best medicine. Therefore, try to maintain a sense of humor by sharing jokes, watching a funny movie, reading books and recalling funny memories.

5. Keep the elderly active – exercises can help to reduce some pain experienced by cancer patients. Activities also offer numerous health benefits and prevent unnecessary accidents.

6. Always respect them – It is essential to be respectful to the elderly. Even though they are sick and aged, they have ideas and emotions.

7. Cheer them to volunteer – According to several studies, elderly persons who volunteer are healthier and happier than the rest. It can even be more beneficial to those who have chronic conditions. When an older adult feels needed and valued as he or she volunteers, it improves his or her health and mental well being.

8. Be prepared for resistance – resistance is common challenge people face when taking care of the elderly. Usually, they feel the physical and mental loss, loss of independence and frightened. This may cause them to resist in appreciating your care.

9. Access the care needed – determine the kind of attention the elderly needs. Research for the services and assistance the senior with cancer will require.

10. Talk to the elderly when relaxed – to make it easier for you both, always have a conversation when you are both calm and relaxed. You will also be able to be open and honest and listen to one another. Try to be respectful and listen to their wishes.…

Is there any correlation between taking supplements and cancer? We review the data

Is there any correlation between taking supplements and cancer? We review the data

There are several supplements that people use for several purposes to improve their performance and strength. Most of the supplements are good for the humans but there are some supplements that are illegal and harmful to humans. The sale of illegal supplements is strictly banned in all the countries but there are some criminals that sell these supplements to the innocent people by explaining the benefits of these supplements.

There is no harm in using the quality supplements but bad quality supplements can make you suffer from several harmful diseases. Even in some cases, the legal supplements can cause severe effects on your health if you use them without doctor’s prescription. The excessive use of supplements can be dangerous for your health and in some cases, it may make you suffer from a disease like cancer.

It is a fact that the average use of a thing can bring amazing benefits to your health while excessive use can be dangerous for you. So, you need to use the supplements very carefully and you should only use the supplements when prescribed by the doctors. In this bio-x4 review, you’ll get to know that what kind of diseases you may suffer from due to the supplements.

Mental Disorders

Sometimes, the supplements cause severe effects on your mental health and they make you suffer from several mental disorders. These supplements are strong enough to take control over a particular part of your body.

The mental disorders do not only affect your mental health but they can also bring several changes to your physical health and they can also damage your immune system.

These problems usually take place in the old age and they aren’t easy to deal with if your body isn’t strong enough to fight their dangerous effects.

Dangerous diseases

Excessive use of illegal supplements is extremely dangerous for your health and it can cause deadly diseases. Diseases like heart attack, high-blood pressure, and diabetes are very common in those that use supplements without doctor’s prescription. There are some patients that have also suffered from cancer but it was not only due to the supplements but there were several other elements working behind.

However, the supplements can also work as an additional element to boost cancer in your body. You should learn all the advantages and disadvantages of the supplements that you’re going to use for a specific purpose.

Common problems

There are several health problems that are common in the illegal supplement users. Some disabilities and minor health issues are caused due to the illegal supplements. These minor issues lead you to the major problems and they become a severe headache for you and your family. So, you should avoid the use of such supplements to stay healthy and fit.…

REMEMBERING FLOYD SANDS

REMEMBERING FLOYD SANDS

Floyd Sands, age 56, passed away May 29, 2009 after battling brain cancer.

Floyd Sands has been a powerful voice about the need for investigation into the Fallon childhood cancer cluster and response to the children’s health crisis. Floyd was President of  Families In Search of Truth (FIST).
He was a founding member of the Cluster Advocates Coalition and the National Disease Clusters Alliance. He volunteered for Childhood Cancer Advocacy.

He is survived by two children; his daughter, Sierra Sands, Wichita, KS, his son, Jason Sands and his grandson, Ewan Sands, both of Kinglsey.
He was proceeded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Sands.

Stephanie Sands died of leukemia in 2001.

Floyd and Ewan. Stephanie’s young son Ewan was being raised by Floyd until his illness earlier this year.

Today is Such a Sad Day
by Dee Lewis
National Disease Clusters Alliance

This page also contains Floyd’s personal vision statement and resolve to end his silence and fight for children and communities.

Fallon cancer cluster activist dies of brain cancer
by Bryant Furlow
Epi Medical News & Expose

Floyd Sands’ March Through Georgia
by Jill McElheney
MICAH’s Mission…

FEDERAL JURY IN UTAH CONVICTS ENVIRONMENTALIST

FEDERAL JURY IN UTAH CONVICTS ENVIRONMENTALIST

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man who infiltrated a sale of federal energy leases in December 2008 to protest United States policies about climate change was found guilty by a jury on Thursday of disrupting a government auction and faces up to 10 years in prison.

The defendant, Tim DeChristopher, 29, became a folk hero and a martyr in some corners of the environmentalist movement for taking action against the leases, which provoked protests and demonstrations in the closing days of the administration of President George W. Bush because of the perceived risk to sensitive lands in southern Utah.

In his four-day trial here in Federal District Court, his lawyers argued that Mr. DeChristopher was passionate but impulsive, and had no thought-out “plan” or “scheme” — words central to the language of the charges — to ruin the auction by buying nearly $1.8 million worth of oil and gas leases with no intent to pay.

“He really didn’t know what he was doing,” one of his lawyers, Ronald J. Yengich, told the jury in closing arguments on Thursday morning.

But the jury of eight men and four women, after deliberating for about four and a half hours, apparently agreed with the assistant United States attorney, John W. Huber, who said in his closing argument that the “rule of law” was a boundary of civil society that passion and zeal for a cause could not justify crossing.

“He chose a path of illegality and criminal conduct,” Mr. Huber told the panel.

Mr. DeChristopher, who in 2008 was an undergraduate economics student at the University of Utah here in Salt Lake City, freely admitted putting in bids, and then actually winning more than a dozen oil and gas leases before being pulled out of the room by suspicious auction officials.

The debate within the trial, which had been repeatedly delayed, was over the question of Mr. DeChristopher’s intent, and, out of the jury’s presence, his motive. Judge Dee Benson strictly limited how much the defense could say about federal energy policies and climate change, which Mr. DeChristopher has said in numerous interviews were his primary motivations in going to the auction.

Mr. DeChristopher repeatedly said his specific hope was that by delaying the auction, the leases could be reconsidered by the Obama administration, which was then just about to take office.

But the jury, beyond a few cryptic references during the trial, was told only that Mr. DeChristopher had strong environmental beliefs.

In an interview last week, Mr. DeChristopher predicted a short trial and conviction because of the limits put on what he could say in his defense. He said prosecutors offered a reduced sentence last summer in exchange for pleading guilty to one of the two counts in the indictment.

“I wasn’t interested,” he said.

He added: “Their goal is to make an example out of me. It intimidates others into following the rules.”

Mr. DeChristopher faces up to five years on each of the two counts — disrupting a federal auction and making false statements on federal forms to enter the auction — and up to $750,000 in total fines. Sentencing was set for June 23.

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