Skin Cancer

How To Avoid Age Spots and Sun Damage to Skin

…the skin are the result of free radical damage to skin cells, particularly collagen and underlying connective tissue. Foods To Eat in Age Spot Treatment The good news is that a high intake of olive oil, legumes, fish, vegetables and dried fruits appears to be protective against sun damage to skin. Foods…

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Rosemary to the Rescue

…dried rosemary can also work. Rosemary helps to prevent the buildup of toxic carcinogens in the meats and even contains compounds that prevent skin cancers. It’s also a great antioxidant. You can add a drizzle of a light olive oil to the aid in the rosemary rub. Grapeseed oil is even better because…

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

…-20 minutes in the sun, when Q10 is used up as an antioxidant in the skin. What About Sunscreen? I used to recommend sunscreen year-round, but not anymore. First of all, sunscreens can contribute to skin cancer. Cases of skin cancer on the rise, and the widespread use of sunscreens is partially to blame…

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Indoor Tanning is Risky Business

skin cancer annually are attributed to indoor tanning, according to the British Medical Journal, * Indoor tanners are 67% more likely to develop squamous-cell carcinoma, a more serious form of basal-cell cancer, * Indoor tanning is most likely responsible for about 5% of non-melanoma skin cancers, which…

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Breast Cancer Alert: Men Need to Be Careful, Too

…aware that breast cancer is still a big health threat. We need know our risk factors, and be alert to any early symptom. For men symptoms can include: * Bleeding, or any type of discharge, from the nipple * An inverted nipple * Dimpling, puckering, scaling or redness of the skin in the breast area *…

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Dangers

…Irish mom had skin cancer: basal and squamous cell carcinoma when she was in her sixties that required extensive surgery. Later in life, mom also developed bowel cancer. So, with that family history and my own fair Irish skin, I’ve known that I’m quite vulnerable to skin cancers. I’ve been quite…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…called trihalomethanes. These have been linked with asthma, cancer, and heart disease. Chlorine has also been shown to interfere with thyroid function. Limit your time in chlorinated pools or spas, as chlorine is absorbed through the skin, and shower immediately after exposure. If your tap water tastes…

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The Health Benefits of Saunas

…they help to flush toxins out of the body though the skin. There are so many health benefits of saunas. Not only can sauna treatments help with integrative cancer treatment and prevention programs, saunas also help to promote weight loss, skin integrity, and a stronger immune system. So, as you can…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…a great source of sulfur, an important antioxidant. 2. Rosemary — Rosemary contains carnosol, an antioxidant important for the prevention of skin cancer. 3. Oregano — A natural COX-2 inhibitor and anti-inflammatory, similar to a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) but without the potential…

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How Dangerous is Your Bathroom?

…for safety in terms of human consumption. Others may contribute to physical dilemmas ranging from cancer to infertility. We have long known that fragrances in perfumes, hair sprays, and even some skin creams can trigger asthma and other lung issues for those who are environmentally sensitive. Dr. Sinatra…

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The Health Benefits of Resveratrol

…better heart health and longevity. So, what is resveratrol and what are the benefits of resveratrol? It’s a flavonoid antioxidant present in grape skins and red grape juice. In plants, it’s naturally synthesized as a defense mechanism to protect against invading fungi. In many laboratory studies, involving…

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Heart-Healthy Secrets for Safe Grilling

…more than 60%. * Use a Rosemary Rub: Rosemary helps to prevent the buildup of toxic carcinogens in meat, and even contains compounds that prevent skin cancers. You can add a drizzle of light olive oil to aid in the rosemary rub. Grape seed oil is even better because it does not break down with high heat…

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