Tag: cancer

Liver meridians, points to access to promote healing

My 83 yr old mom had liver health issues after working for more than 18 years as a caregiver for bay area seniors. With yellowing skin, itchy and so fragile, we use holistic means to promote wellness while she finished her antibiotics. We had a former senior with kidney issues that loves our foot massage.

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Cancer Hijacks the Microbiome to Glut Itself on Sugar

Cancer Hijacks the Microbiome to Glut Itself on Glucose Summary: Researchers report leukemia undercuts the normal ability of cells to consume glucose, leaving more glucose available to help feed the growth of cancer cells. Source: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Cancer needs energy to drive its out-of-control growth. It gets energy in the form

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Cancer cells prevent you from sleeping at night in order to survive

Cancer Overrides the Circadian Clock to Survive Summary: A new study reports misfolded proteins can cause circadian rhythm disruptions which contribute to cancerous tumor growth. Source: Medical University of South Carolina. Tumor cells use the unfolded protein response to alter circadian rhythm, which contributes to more tumor growth, Hollings Cancer Center researchers at the Medical

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How to increase appetite when fighting cancer

Get plenty of rest. Exercise lightly before meals to stimulate appetite.  Even a short walk may be invigorating. Select enjoyable foods and foods that have a pleasant aroma. Plan meals the day before eating them.  Have someone help plan and prepare meals. Stay well hydrated. Drink 6-12 cups of clear liquids throughout the day. Aim

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Fasting starves cancer cells

Intermittent Fasting for Cancer Patients Intermittent fasting is a style of eating with a few different variations that are all based on cycling through periods of fasting and eating normally. This kind of eating is most often used to boost weight loss, for which it has been proven effective. However, there are a number of

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