Posted on Feb 13, 2008 | Comments 0
Cancer alternative medicine is widely spread treatment for cancer and is giving equal response in treating cancer.
There are many reasons why many of the cancer patients are turning towards cancer alternative medicines.
The main reason behind this is the adverse effects of chemotherapy and the return of malignant cancer tumor even after the surgery.
The stress levels are increased and the older and weak people are not able to cope up with the treatment and its side effects.
There are mainly two treatments in treating cancer
- Conventional method – In this method, all external medicines treats only the disease and disease related symptoms. Example-chemotherapy or any surgery relating in treating cancer and its tumors.
- An alternative method – In this method, the treatment not only treats the disease and its symptoms but also treats the body and controls the cancer by affecting the other body parts. Example – herbal therapies [Cancer Herbal Remedy], mind-body therapy, immunology therapy, holistic treatment etc.
Herbal therapies in cancer alternative medicine
These treatments are referred as the oldest of all treatments in the world. This therapy mainly uses herbs and its products for increasing your self immunity system.
Hoxey therapy (a paste made by blood rot, arsenic, burdock, red clover, barberry, buckthorn bark and many other herbs) is a very good example from the treatments used in treating cancer through herbal methods.
Echinacea Angustifolia root is the most powerful immunity enhancing compound and treats cancer by stretching immunity system.
In this herbal therapy, ESSIAC is also a very important and ancient treatment used in treating cancer and even AIDS too. This is a combination of burdock root, Indian rhubarb root, sheep sorrel and slippery elm.
Mind-body therapy as cancer alternative medicine:
Many doctors are suggesting hypnosis, counseling, bio feed back and spiritual well-being while choosing mind-body therapies to cure cancer.
The main aim behind using body-mind therapy is that, they change the course of illness and try to bring you into remission of the illness feeling and disease.
Immunology therapy as cancer alternative medicine:
Many physicians who treat cancer through this therapy believe that cancer exists in the body due to the poor immunity system and imbalances in the body.
Based on this belief, they treat cancer by developing self immunity system. This therapy is done by bolstering those affected parts and developing self immunity which destroys the cancer cells and stopping to attack the body again.
Holistic treatment as cancer alternative medicine:
Alternative medicine is refereed as holistic. This means the treatment is done not only to your affected or infected part, but it is done to the whole body.
This treatment checks your food habits – whether you are receiving the whole nutrients and supplements in your diet which are necessary for the body.
Brazil nuts: These nuts contain small amount of Radium and Radioactive material which is useful in treating cancer. These nuts have selenium, which is an anti strong-cancer product.
The use of some ingredients can lower the risk of cancer and can help their part in healing cancer. The ingredients that prevent from the occurrence of cancer are:
Flax seeds- These seeds have anti-oxidant properties. They can be chewed or mixed with coffee seeds and can have as an extra ingredient in coffee.
Broccoli: These have anti-oxidant properties and avoid cancer. Carrot and tarragon also share the same properties.
Tomatoes: National cancer institute has discovered that people who take tomatoes can produce strong anti cancer properties and the risk of cancer can be lowered.
Blue berries: These also have strong anti-cancer properties.
Herbal tea: Anti-oxidant properties will control the growth of cancer cells and control cancer cells growth.
Aloe Vera, Echinacea and lantana are also used in stopping cancer cells growth and are also alternative cancer treatment products.
Cancer alternative medicines should be used as per the prescription of the physician. All the alternative medicines can have side effects like nausea, vomiting etc.
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