Category Archives: Healthy Lifestyles

Benefits of Natural Therapies for Cancer Patients

While there is no known cure for cancer, there are a number of treatment options available to patients. The most common medically recognized treatment options available today are chemotherapy, tumor removal surgery and radiation therapy. Although these treatments may be effective, they may cause adverse side effects including chest and body pain, nausea and vomiting,Continue Reading

Meditation And Cancer Recovery

Meditation played a huge role during my battle with ovarian cancer and continues to be part of my daily life. During treatment, meditation helped me with the emotional and physical effects of chemotherapy. Meditation: Renews strength in the body Continues to lower stress in the body Changes the chemistry of the body- activating the parasympathetic nervous systemContinue Reading

The Benefits of Melatonin for Cancer Patients

Following my naturopathic doctor’s recommendations, melatonin is part of my daily supplement regimen.  In an article on Natural News. com,  numerous studies have established melatonin as one of the most effective anti-cancer treatments in existence. It inhibits cancer cell growth and proliferation; it destroys cancer cells, stops angiogenesis (new tumor blood vessel growth), and prevents harmful formsContinue Reading

IV Vitamin C Therapy

  As a cancer patient and now survivor, I believe it is imperative that we are our own advocates when it comes to the battle with cancer. As a stage IV ovarian cancer survivor I will be the first one to say, if I hadn’t pursued the conventional recommendations of surgery and chemotherapy, I wouldContinue Reading

Physical Excerise and Cancer Prevention

Courtesy of www.freedigitalphotos.net Exercising is one of the best things you can do for your overall health and to lower your risk for many types of cancer as well as other diseases like diabetes and heart disease. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), physical activity in any form can prevent cancer by:Continue Reading

Yoga And Cancer Recovery

There are more and more articles being written about the positive effects of yoga for those battling cancer.  Although yoga may not be able to cure cancer, it can definitely help us heal.  As a registered yoga instructor and cancer survivor I can’t stress enough the importance of my practice during my own affliction. DueContinue Reading