Prostate Cancer

Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Here’s some important prostate cancer news that I want to share with you. New findings just released from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) showed that for some high-risk men, a high-dosage of selenium supplements can be risky for the prostate. What Is the SELECT Trial? It’s…

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Omega-3 Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

…seen, a study was just released by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggesting linking omega-3 fish oil and prostate cancer. One headline I saw read, “Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70 percent.” Those types of headlines definitely…

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The Best Prostate Health Vitamins

…there’s a lot of information out there on prostate cancer screenings, few doctors are telling their patients what they can do to achieve natural prostate health. One of the most important things men can do to keep their prostates healthy is to take prostate health vitamins. That’s because research…

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4 Medical Tests That Could Do More Harm than Good

…radiation—an average of 40 mSv—had a significant increase in cancer risk. The only time I would agree to an abdominal CT scan is if it would be truly lifesaving, such as if there’s a suspected tumor in the gut. 2. Prostate Biopsy: Prostate biopsies are ordered by doctors all the time, yet the studies…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

Cancer-Prevention Tip #8: Use natural COX-2 inhibitors, such as green tea, rosemary, turmeric, ginger, oregano, and omega-3 essential fatty acids. Cancer-Prevention Tip #9: Engage in regular exercise—research shows that exercise is directly connected with prevention of breast, prostate, and colon cancers.…

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To Eat Soy, or Not to Eat Soy: What You Need to Know

…in women. Unfermented soy may also lower testosterone levels in men and the belief that the isoflavones in soy could slow the progression of prostate cancer is yet to be confirmed. Fermented soy, on the other hand, shows greater benefits. In Asia, traditional fermented soy foods, such as natto, miso…

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Vitamin E Is Not a Cause of Prostate Cancer

prostate cancer. But, once again you’re not getting all the facts. This media circus is focused on a study just released by the National Institutes of Health. When they followed up on participants who participated in SELECT, which was a large-scale trial meant to show vitamin E reduces prostate cancer,…

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Breast Cancer Alert: Men Need to Be Careful, Too

…perhaps someone else. Now it’s your turn: Has male breast cancer touched your life, or the life of someone you know? You May Also Be Interested In: * Men and Women Aren’t Equal When it Comes to Vitamins * Nutrients that Protect Your Prostate

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What The Best Multivitamins for Men Include

…secondary to an enlarged prostate. Those symptoms include urinary frequency, urgency, awakening at night to urinate and decreased force of stream. * Lycopene (2 mg), which helps to protect your prostate against free radical damage associated with aging. A study published in Cancer Research showed that the…

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Why You Need Vitamin Supplements

prostate cancer . The article builds a one-sided case when it comes to vitamin supplements, citing research with faulty designs. Meanwhile, it completely overlooks the huge volumes of positive research in the nutrient world… Why You Need Vitamin Supplements * Lycopene lowers the risk of prostate cancer.…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…could cause prostate cancer—which isn’t true. The truth is, to get the benefits of vitamin E, you need to take this supplement in the correct formulation, a fact that was lost behind the headlines. Meanwhile, other studies have shown that men who take multivitamins decrease their cancer risk by 8 Percent…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…contribute to breast cancer. 11. Xenoestrogens. These man-made chemicals, which are used in many common everyday products, have estrogenic properties and can affect sex hormone activity. They may also increase the risk of hormone-sensitive cancers such as breast, uterine, or prostate cancer. Common sources…

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The Health Benefits of Watermelon

…Carotenoids lycopene and beta carotene that neutralize free radicals to prevent heart disease, cancer, and other diseases. Research shows that lycopene decreases the risk for cancer of the breast, prostate, endometrium, lung and colon; and other diseases. * Vitamins A and C which bolster your immune…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Vitamin D

…vitamin D were associated with poorer scores on cognitive tests. * The health benefits of vitamin D help to protect you against cancer, including prostate, breast and colon cancers. What’s the best way to ensure you’re not vitamin D deficient? What I tell my patients is they need to shoot for 2,000–4…

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The Danger of Cell Phones to Breast Health

…from cell phones, the link between cell phones and breast health is very worrying and a real issues in women's health. Yikes! Cell Phones and Breast Cancer Doctors are now finding a rectangular pattern of nodules—many of them malignant—between the breasts of many unsuspecting women who have admitted…

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Share Your Love on Valentine's Day

…trains. I am an insulin dependent diabetic and have had the following operations: Seven bi-passes, carotid artery, aortic artery, kidney cancer and prostate cancer for which I had radiation 18 years ago. My current PSA is 6.5. "I've also had Bell’s palsy twice [Bell's palsy is a disorder of the nerve…

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The Health-Boosting Power of Pure Maple Syrup

…Boosters * Polyphenols that may have cancer-fighting properties, which are even more effective than blueberries, broccoli, carrots, and tomatoes. In fact, Seerem and his team reported that pure maple syrup can slow the growth of cancerous cells in the prostate and lungs substantially. Plus it can help…

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Improper Grilling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

…heterocyclic amines (HCAs), compounds that have been found to increase your risk of several of the most common kinds of cancer, including breast, prostate, colon, and stomach cancers. Tasty Ways to Protect Your BBQ Fortunately, a marinade consisting of 10 percent plain soy sauce and one percent sugar…

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Is Taking Multivitamins Safe?

…much calcium. High levels of calcium in the blood can cause inflammation of the blood vessels. Plus, in men, too much calcium can contribute to prostate cancer. The optimal daily dose of calcium is 500 mg for women, and 200 mg for men. * Too much copper—which can have a pro-oxidant effect, damaging your…

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