Prostate Cancer

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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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 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 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 PSA Test Receives a Grade of a “D”—for Its Inaccuracy!

…the news. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has put an end to all of the waffling on whether the PSA (prostate-specific antigen test) should be used to screen men for prostate cancer. They gave its accuracy a dismal grade of a “D” and suggested it should no longer be used as a routine screening…

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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 B12 Supplements: What Doctors Aren’t Telling You

…free radical damage to endothelial cells lining the blood vessels. * Vitamin B12 protects your prostate. That’s because it helps to minimize chromosomal breakage, reducing the risk of prostate cancer. * Microwave ovens break down vitamin B12 into inactive substances. * Your ability to absorb vitamin…

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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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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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Treat Heart Disease With a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…Foods can also protect women from menopausal symptoms, as well as heal and protect us from cancer. The lutein in tomatoes along with pumpkin seeds and other fine herbs and spices can help men with their prostate concerns. From heart disease and diabetes to sleep and sex, The Healing Kitchen will educate…

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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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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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The Heart 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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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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Can You Follow a Strict, Healthy Vegetarian Diet?

…book and he’s absolutely right on many points. For example, I think his theory about animal protein promoting the development of breast and prostate cancer is right on. But I don’t fully subscribe to his general premise. Here’s why. Some vegetarians will not eat meat but will eat eggs and dairy…

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