Treatment Resistant Breast Cancer….Could Green Tea and Broccoli Be Possible Adjunct Therapy?

October is breast cancer awareness month.  Likely you or someone you know has been affected by this condition that is alarmingly on the rise.  No one in my family has every had breast cancer, until the past 2 years, I have had two of my family members diagnosed with breast cancer.  I cannot think that all the environmental toxins are not to blame for this increase.  Did you know that over half of the women diagnosed with breast cancer today have no family history of the disease?  That is certainly true in my family. According to a report published at Breast Cancer Action states, “A growing body of evidence from… Read More

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Breast Cancer – What You Should Know

Likely you know someone who has had breast cancer.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  In honor of the women and even men that have had breast cancer let’s look at some ways to lower the risk.  Walking for a cure is great, but don’t you want to know how you can possibly prevent breast cancer from happening at all? Why should you care? Because it is estimated that in the United State alone in 2016, according to the Susan G Komen Organization, that there will be 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 61,000 new cases of in situ breast cancer in women.  There is estimated to be… Read More

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Should Every Woman Know About Pueraria Mirifica?

Have you heard about Pueraria Mirifica? I have been reading about the Pueraria Mirifica herb for the last couple of years. Recently I came across yet another article on Pueraria Mirifica. There is some great and unbiased research that has been published on this very promising herb. It is also known as Thai Kudzu or Kwao Krua and grows in parts of Thailand and Burma and has been used for centuries.   So why has Pueraria Mirifica been gaining so much attention? According to research this herb contains phytoestrogens that can exert protective hormonal effects similar to estriol. Estriol is known as a very protective estrogen. There is a lack… Read More

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No More Mammograms?!

Is getting an annual mammogram a good thing or a bad thing?  The latest and most comprehensive study every done puts into question the notion that mammograms save lives.  This study was recently published in the British Medical Journal, February 11, 2014. It is believed that mammograms help identify breast cancers early and reduce deaths in women who receive them. However this recent study disputes any statistically significant benefit to getting a mammogram with clinical breast exam in women 40 to 59 years old as compared to women who had clinical breast exams alone.  This longitudinal study was done over 25 years on 90,000 Canadian women.  The death rate was… Read More

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