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25 Bad Habits Associated or Linked to Cancer

25 Bad Habits Linked to Cancer Excess Intake of Alcohol Sun Exposure with No Sunscreen or Hat Not flossing or brushing teeth Working overtime and poor work life balance (stress) Cookies, crackers, and candy Indoor coal burning fire Contraceptive meds Hormone Replacement Therapy Household cleaning products with Benzene Exposure to Xrays Carbonated non-carbonated drinks with sugar Lack of exercise Excessive cell phone use Cosmetics with cancer causing products Lack of sleep Meat (chicken and beef) Too much coffee (acrylamide) Air pollution Food and baked goods loaded with sugar Use of Tobacco products Not managing stress or not using relaxation Lack of fresh vegetables or fruit Lack of Vitamin D Eating processed meats Lack of whole grains (need bran) Use of...

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Your Microbiome

You need a sound mind and a sound body to survive cancer. Understanding physiology is important. Your microbiome or “gut health” will influence your recovery.  It is critical to manage stress, improve your microbiome and then adopt healthy food choices and adopt these. Understanding your physiology provides “the why” and rationale for adopting healthy lifestyle changes. Understanding “how” will be instrumental in order to plan, attain, and maintain your state of health and wellness.   Your Micro-Biome is The Key to Your Health Your gut health or the microbes that live within your gut play an important part in your health.  These microbes work in a symbiotic way and provide harmony with your cells and tissues.  Your gut microbiome influences every...

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A Call To Health and Wellness

  A cancer or chronic health diagnosis puts a load of weight on your shoulders and your mind. I know that I need to feel the energy and feel that I have some wins happening in my life, to feel safe, to shirk the fears, and essentially, have my life back and be happy. We  can help you understand how you can implement easy changes and make decisions that may move you forward in health and wellness.  We assess where you are at, and help you build a personalized plan that empowers you, your body, and your mind so that you can make decisions with confidence. It goes beyond motivation it is about peace of mind, a positive mental attitude,...

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A Model For Patient-Centric Cancer Care

Patient-centric care is an important aspect when treating and educating cancer patients.  The elements to consider should not be looked at as a single entity but as a combination of treatment modalities that need to be effectively managed to provide a full scope of care.   Elements of Patient Centric Cancer Care: Healthy Balanced Diet Water / Hydration Sound Cellular Oxygenation Healthy Intestinal Flora ( A Healthy Microbiome)  Stress & Relaxation in Balance Blood sugar and Insulin Balanced Strong Immune System Harmonious Acid/Base Balance Strong mitochondria function Strong defense against infection  Mobility / Exercise Effective Inflammatory Control Effective Detoxification The presence / absence of pain (including neuropathy).  Positive Mental Attitude (PMA), with a desire to live and thrive (willingness and readiness...

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Advocate For Your Care

A confident attitude can take a hit when you're hospitalized or diagnosed with cancer, where often a feeling of loss of control is devastating.    Patients often have that sixth sense of what's wrong with them. Here are a few things to prepare yourself so that you can guard your positive mental attitude and secure a confident mindset.   Educate Yourself in Advance Get loved ones for support to help you advocate for your care. Know who you are speaking too (md, nurse, technician), as each role will respond differently on the content and level of what they can discuss. Write down questions and get the answers you need. Don’t leave until you fully understand and have all your questions...

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