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Are there any oils for aromatherapy that cause cancer?

Are there any oils for aromatherapy that cause cancer?

Yes: Both lavender oil and tea tree oil can stimulate growth of breast tissue in men and women. A study published in the new england journal of medicine (feb 1, 2007) showed that both oils have estrogen-like properties. In young boys, repeated skin exposure caused breast growth. In the lab, the oils increased growth of breast cancer cells. Use of these oils on the skin should be limited. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aromatherapy (Definition)

"Aromatherapy is used in a wide range of settings -- from health spas to hospitals -- to treat a variety of conditions. In general, it seems to relieve pain, improve mood, and promote a sense of relaxation. Several clinical studies suggest that when essential oils (particularly rose, lavender, and frankincense) were used by qualified midwives, pregnant women felt less anxiety and fear, had a stronger sense of well-being, and had less need for pain medications during delivery. Many women also report that peppermint oil relieves nausea and ...Read more


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Can there be any scientific proof that cigarettes cause cancer?

Can there be any scientific proof that cigarettes cause cancer?

There are more than: 20 known carcinogens in tobacco. The surgeon general report of 1964 compilated the vast evidence of laboratory and clinical evidence hat cigarettes and tobacco products cause cancer, and recently that side stream smoke causes a "second hand "effect on family, children, co-workers. These are dangerous and kill 50% of users if used as directed. ...Read more

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Is there any proof that radiation from mammograms can cause breast cancer? Is there any legitimate alternative to screen for breast cancer?

Is there any proof that radiation from mammograms can cause breast cancer? Is there any legitimate alternative to screen for breast cancer?

MammogramsSAVELives: The radiation exposure of a digital mammogram is 3.7mgy. This is associated with a lifetime-attributable risk of breast cancer of 1.3 cases per 100, 000. Mammography is a safe, proven technique for finding cancers well before they are palpable and there is no controversy about its use after age 50. Thermograms are 25% as sensitive as mammograms and not suitable for screening. ...Read more

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Can there be any scientific proof fasting can reverse cancer tumours?

Can there be any scientific proof fasting can reverse cancer tumours?

There is some scienc: Nutrition, Weight and metabolism are interrelated in Causation of Cancer. There is sufficient scientific evidence that excessive body weight increase the risk of several different Cancers. Fasting is one way to reduce your body weight although it is the hardest way to achieve that goal. I would advise you to eat healthy(Low fat, Plant based foods) and maintain your weight in healthy normal range. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer or any other cancers causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does colon  cancer or any other cancers causes erectile dysfunction ?

No: Erectile dysfunction is not a symptom of colorectal cancer. There are many causes of ed. See your doctor for workup and treatment options. ...Read more

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Will indoor tanning cause any health problems other than skin cancer, like ovarian cancer?

Will indoor tanning cause any health problems other than skin cancer, like ovarian cancer?

Aging and death: Indoor tanning is paying someone to cause you skin cancer and make you age faster! skin cancer is not to be taken lightly--it is the number one cause of death in young people under the age of 30. Also, once the damage is done you can't undo it. Your skin has memory and will remember every sunburn or uv tanning assault. The damage starts young and accumulates over time. ...Read more

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Scientists have discovered any other diseases besides cancer that cause hair loss?

Scientists have discovered any other diseases besides cancer that cause hair loss?

Yes,of course!: Hair growth is regulated byhormones in our body. So any hormonal derangments can cause hair loss of varing degrees(usually thinning).Some infections of the scalp skin can cause hair loss(usually patchy). The more severe foms of hair loss are caused by chemotherapy drugs commonly used to treat cancer. ...Read more

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Can the rays of sun cause breast cancer or any other..?

Can the rays of sun cause breast cancer or any other..?

Not breast cancer.: Sunlight does not appear to cause breast cancer. However, it is clear that overexposure to sunlight can cause skin cancer. ...Read more

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Can there be any correlation between breast cancer and lung cancer?

Can there be any correlation between breast cancer and lung cancer?

Not really: Both are malignancies can be in anyone both are high incidence smokers more prevalent with lung breast ca can metastasize to lung. Lung metastasizes but not commonly to breast. One of the oncologists may respond with some genome influences, but I am not aware . ...Read more

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Is there evidence to suggest that clomiphene can increase risk of prostate or testicular cancer?

Is there evidence to suggest that clomiphene can increase risk of prostate or testicular cancer?

No: Clomiphene is a hormone that works similarly to estrogen, and is used for infertility to induce ovulation, among other uses. Prostate cancer, the most common cancer in males--reaching about 90% at age 90, is commonly treated with estrogen-type therapy. Testicular ca is rare and occurs in males 20-35 yrs old (guys check regularly). Am not aware of any good evidence of increased risk of any cancers. ...Read more

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Is there any evidence that ginger can help some cancer?

Is there any evidence that ginger can help some cancer?

In animals yes: Many plant substances have some anticancer properties. Ginger has been shown to have anti inflammatory capabilities and can subdue cancer growth by apoptosis (cell death) and autophagy ( self destruction) but has really been demonstrated in animals receiving human tumor transplants. ...Read more

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Does the use of minoxidil cause any brain disease or cancer?

Does the use of minoxidil cause any brain disease or cancer?

Minoxidil: Topical use is safe for brain & no cancer has been reported. ...Read more

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Are there any flowers associated with cancer?

Are there any flowers associated with cancer?

Daffodils: During the 1950's, some members of the canadian cancer society decided that daffodils, an early-spring flower, might be useful to give a hopeful message about cancer. Other societies have phased out daffodil-themed events but this remains the symbol of the fight against cancer in canada. ...Read more

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Is there any proved research that taking hormonal-based contraceptive could cause or trigger breast cancer or cervix cancer as well as fallopian cyst?

Is there any proved research that taking hormonal-based contraceptive could cause or trigger breast cancer or cervix cancer as well as fallopian cyst?

No: hormonal activity can only act as a stimulus for an already existing cancer. Gasoline can stimulate a fire, it doesn't cause it. Breast and Cervix cancer have already been shown to be associated with certain viruses which induce the malignant transformation ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more