Prostate Cancer

Know Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

…for prostate cancer doesn’t work. Now, I want to follow up with your prostate cancer treatment options. I look at prostate cancer quite differently than most physicians and patients. Multiple studies have shown that chemotherapy isn’t an effective treatment for prostate cancer and…

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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

…E and Prostate Cancer * The absolute increase in risk of prostate cancer in the men taking vitamin E alone was 1.6 per 1,000 man-years. This means that for every 1,000 men taking the form of vitamin E used in this study (see No. 3 below) for one year, 1.6 more cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed…

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The Multiple Benefits of Carotenoids

…risk of prostate cancer almost in half. Other research from Harvard University Medical School found that supplementing with beta-carotene reduces the risk of prostate cancer by 36 percent. Increased intakes of carotenoid-rich foods are also associated with decreased rates of cancers of the ovary,…

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How To Maintain Natural Prostate Health

…I prevent prostate cancer? Some experts believe that a significant percentage of all cancers can be prevented with healthy lifestyle choices. Chief among these is eating a low-fat diet. The saturated fats in meat and dairy fuel hormone-dependent cancers and are clearly linked with prostate cancer.

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Tips for Preventing Cancer

…there was a 34 percent reduction in cancer mortality. Earlier research has shown aspirin’s protective effects in colorectal cancer. This study, however, demonstrated that it also decreased death from cancer of the pancreas, brain, stomach and prostate as well as adenocarcinomas of the…

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How Safe Are Your Supplements?

…or offer protection from heart disease or cancer. As often happens in these anti-supplement articles, the reporters dug up a few isolated studies that illustrated their data points—for example, the faulty one about vitamin E and prostate cancer. Meanwhile, they conveniently omitted the…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…levels of oxidative stress than participants who took a placebo. Zinc is also protective against cancer. Women who supplemented with zinc for a decade or more had half the risk of developing breast cancer as women who did not take supplements. This may be due in part to zinc’s unique ability…

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The Truth about Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

…and prostate cancer risk. They tend to show that fish consumption reduces prostate cancer risk, and they quite clearly indicate that frequent fish consumption reduces risk for prostate cancer mortality. * The only study that has attempted to correlate use of fish oil and prostate cancer risk—a…

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Prevent Cancer and Protect Your Heart with Tomatoes

…lycopene that helps to neutralize harmful free radicals. Studies have shown eating foods rich in lycopene protects against lung, breast, and prostate cancers. Eating tomatoes also helps to lower your cholesterol and blood pressure—both of which can help to prevent heart attacks and strokes.…

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Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

…other cholesterol-lowering supplements or drugs, so they can be safely combined with other regimens. * Prostate relief. I’ve long recommended saw palmetto for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Saw palmetto, which contains plant sterols and stanols, has been found to be very…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…approximately 325,000 Americans every year and claims more lives than automobile accidents, Alzheimer’s, AIDS, diabetes, and breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer combined! That’s why it’s important to know what measures are effective at preventing sudden cardiac death. What Is…

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Safe and Effective Weight Loss Supplements

…improved as well. The usual starting doses of DHEA are 50 mg for men and 25 mg for women. DHEA is not recommended for anyone with prostate, breast, or ovarian cancer. Blood levels should be tested three months after starting on DHEA and the dose adjusted to help you stay in the high-normal range for…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…arteries. Supplemental calcium slows bone loss in patients at risk of osteoporosis. This mineral also reduces symptoms of PMS, risk of colorectal cancer, and blood pressure. I recommend 1,000 mg of calcium daily. To ensure optimal absorption, I suggest taking a supplement that contains calcium from…

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