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Does Butchers Broom Herb Cause Cancer
Can "bust-boom" (breast enlargement pills sold in amazon that do work) cause breast cancer? The ingredients include herbs working as phytoestrogens.
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
It didn't happen: Please forgive me. I've been examining claims like these for decades and they are never true. Either the person never had cancer (often it's just a "lump in the throat" from being sad), or they were cured by conventional means but wanted to believe in magic, or the person is dead and this is a fantasy or a cynical hoax. Or the person making the claim doesn't exist. I'm sorry. ...Read more
May help: If local inmflammation is reduced there is a concept that an inflammasome or inflammatory process initiates the process to malignant transformation. In addition certain plant products have had an effect on cancere. Taxol (paclitaxel) comes from the ewe tree. Mistletoe has a beneficial effect on breast cancer and in sold as a drug in europe. ...Read more
I am wondering what herbs can I take for cancer instead of chemo which is the killer more than the cancer?
Non work: Herbal medicines have been tried with few producing significant responses. In England an extract of missletoe is used for treatment of breast cancer. Cannabis oil is often used as a treatment to destroy or shrink cancerous tumors. Cures are anecdotal. Laetrile, for cancer therapy is a purified form of amygdalin, an extract derived from apricot pits. It releases cyanide with little effect ...Read more
See a doctor: If you are not happy with your oncologist feel free to seek a second or even third opinion. If a reputable oncologist recommends herbs by all means try it. But when facing a possibly deadly cancer i would not rely on herbs recommended by a friend, or quack or late night infomercial. Cancer is constantly researched and reviewed so that mds know what works. Take what's proven, not what's hoped 4. ...Read more
Are l-theanine and rhodiola rosea ok together? I was looking on "About Herbs" however is that resource only for cancer patients or any type of patient
Yes: These are safe and if they have any interactions that are known, they will not threaten your health. Use these only as an adjunct. If you are interested in this stuff, get into a relationship with a local, evidence-based holistic practitioner because you're going to have more questions. Best wishes. ...Read more