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Chamomile and Cannabis Oil for Cancer

Did you know cancer is responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States? Or that cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S?  In 2015 alone, there were 8.8 million deaths globally attributed to cancer.

Cancer is one of the biggest health crises we’re facing today. Affecting women, men, young, and the old – cancer impacts millions of lives around the globe.  Conventional treatments for cancer today include radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. These treatments are expensive, though, not to mention risky. Studies show that chemo and radiation can cause secondary cancers.

Yet, research also indicates herbs play an integral role in fighting cancer. In fact, both chamomile and cannabis exhibit cancer-fighting properties. Unlike chemotherapy or radiation, these natural herbs pose minimal risk or side effects.  Which begs the question, could chamomile in combination with cannabis help kill cancer? After all, both of these herbs are anticarcinogens. Could there be a link by combining the two? Science seems to say yes.

Here’s what you need to know about chamomile and cannabis oil for cancer.

Chamomile fights cancer

Chamomile is an ancient herb. The first uses of chamomile date back over 5,000 years ago. Chamomile was used for treating numerous ailments such as:

Today, evidence indicates chamomile also displays potent anti-cancer properties.  A study published in 2007 examined the effects of chamomile extracts on cancerous cells. During the course of the study, chamomile extracts were tested on healthy human cells and cancerous cells. The researchers found that the extracts caused minimal growth inhibitory on healthy cells but a remarkable reduction in cancerous cells. In fact, the chamomile extracts facilitated apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells but not in normal cells.  This is incredible when we consider current cancer treatments like chemotherapy kill healthy cells. Not to mention lead to the development of secondary cancers.

Another study in 2015 also concluded chamomile’s potent anti-cancer properties. Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. While chamomile certainly isn’t the only factor in the onset or treatment of cancer, other factors such as lifestyle and diet do come into play; the medicinal value of chamomile in treating cancer is evident.

Cannabis kills cancer cells

Like chamomile, cannabis also exhibits anti-cancer properties. Scientific evidence shows that when cannabinoids enter the body, they cause cancerous cells to commit suicide (apoptosis) without harming healthy cells.  A 2007 Harvard study published in the American Association for Cancer Research found that the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (aka THC) cuts the growth of tumors in half. In addition, the study also revealed cannabis inhibited cancer’s ability to spread.  While it’s important to mention this study was conducted on animal subjects rather than humans, this isn’t the first study to show that cannabis fights cancer.

A study published in Plus One revealed that another cannabinoid in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), could induce cancer cell death while preventing further cancerous growth. The findings suggested CBD causes a decrease in the expression of a group of proteins associated with the spread of cancerous cells.  The researchers from the study even concluded, “As CBD is a non-psychoactive phytocannabinoid that appears to be devoid of side effects, our results support its exploitation as an effective anti-cancer drug in the management of gliomas.”

A study in 2015 once again confirmed cannabis’ cancer-fighting capabilities. The researchers found that when cannabinoid receptors in the body are stimulated, programmed cell death occurs in cancerous cells.  The evidence is imminent; cannabis plays an important role in the treatment of cancer.

The link between chamomile and cannabis oil

Cannabis and chamomile are anticarcinogens. Much of the research up until this point though has studied these herbs in isolation.  Which begs the question – is there any therapeutic value to using a combination of the two? Patient testimonials indicate yes.

A cancer patient in Mexico was given just three months to live after going through surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation for terminal metastatic secondary bone cancer. She had already gone through chemo and radiation for breast cancer four years prior.  Having exhausted all conventional treatment options, she looked for natural relief. The patient began administering a treatment of chamomile-infused cannabis oil (FECO) via suppositories and ingested capsules.  Today, she no longer needs her pain meds and has been able to sleep for the first time in months.

Terpene Bisabolol and the Entourage Effect

Curious why chamomile and cannabis may work better together?  It is likely due to the interaction of terpenes and cannabinoids. Terpenes are what give cannabis strains their distinct aromas. It is also believed terpenes play a role in cannabis’ effects.  Like cannabinoids, terpenes interact with cannabinoid receptors in the human body.

Terpenes are not only found in cannabis, though. Terpenes are also present in a variety of plants, including chamomile. In fact, the terpene bisabolol is produced by both chamomile and cannabis.  Why is this important?  The compounds in cannabis (such as terpenes and cannabinoids) work synergistically together. This phenomenon is known as the entourage effect. It is why eating mangos before consuming cannabis can increase the psychoactive effects. Mangos contain one of the same terpenes as cannabis, myrcene. If a mango is eaten before consuming cannabis, myrcene will bind to cannabinoid receptors in the body, in turn enhancing the effects of cannabis.

Just like the myrcene in mangos can enhance cannabis’ effects, the bisabolol in chamomile is likely to do similarly. Because chamomile and cannabis contain cancer-fighting properties, combining the two may enhance each herb’s capabilities. Which helps explain why using chamomile and cannabis oil may be a powerful intervention for treating cancer.

Clearly, the need for more research is imminent. We have only scratched the surface when it comes to our understanding of the therapeutic potential of cannabis. However, the positive impact for patients is clear. Cannabis saves lives.

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A Quick Reference Guide to Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care

Active and happy senior couplePlanning for long-term care is a complicated conversation, which is why physicians and financial advisors alike encourage people to start sooner rather than later. If you wait until long-term care is needed, chances are you won’t have time to prepare. Planning for long-term care means you get a say in how you spend your golden years. It also means you have taken the time to prepare your finances, so there are fewer unexpected expenses that often pop up with providing care.

From making healthier life choices that reduce your need for care to looking into ways to get cash in hand when needed, you can make the complex planning process much simpler when you follow these tips for planning and paying for long-term care.

Anticipating long-term care needs

The choices you make today will influence the degree to which you’ll be in control of your future care. Planning for the various degrees of long-term care now may seem like jumping the gun, but the sooner you begin to plan, the better prepared you can be. Plus, planning now can save you a lot of money. Here’s what you need to consider when planning for long-term care:

  • Reduce the risk of injury or onset of illness. Take a look around your home— do you have steep stairs, narrow hallways or slippery tile in your bathroom? Each year, nearly 1 in 3 seniors over the age of 65 will become injured due to a slip or a fall. Older adults can postpone or even eliminate the need for long-term care with sensible home modifications, regular exercise, a healthy diet and high quality sleep. From prolonging the onset of cognitive conditions like Alzheimer’s to keeping bones and joints healthy, how you manage your physical and mental health now means everything for your future.
  • Talk with family and friends about your wishes. If decisions have to be made about an independent living, assisted living or in-home care, planning now means you have a say in the place where you receive care. If your goal is to remain independent in your home for as long as possible, be sure you start planning for what it takes to live independently and safely.
  • Examine your family history. If you have a parent or sibling with a cognitive condition like dementia or Alzheimer’s, your risk increases substantially. With nearly 6 million people in the United States over the age of 65 suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, having a plan for long-term care can help you manage the progression of the illness. A family history of heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis can also impact whether or not you’ll need long-term care.

Planning isn’t just about how to anticipate the potential for long-term care, but also how to pay for it. There are many options for securing the cash you need for the care you want, but your chances are better if you start preparing now.

Paying for long-term care costs

The costs of long-term care can vary depending on the nature of your situation and how you to want to be cared for. For example, you may want to age in-home, but if you didn’t plan for the expenses of an in-home caregiver, moving to a facility may be your only option. Asking the right questions about your options now will help you scale your finances for the potential what-ifs. When you look at your financial horizon, consider:

  • Purchasing Medicare Advantage plans. These supplemental plans give you the same coverage as Medicare (Parts A and B), but offer additional benefits for prescriptions, dental, vision, fitness services, caregiver support and a 24/7 nursing advice line.
  • Considering a reverse mortgage. By borrowing money against the value you’ve accumulated in your home, you can have additional income to cover long-term care. There are pros and cons to a reverse mortgage: On the one hand, you get to keep the title of your home, but on the other hand, you lose equity. You also don’t have to have a stellar credit score to qualify, but someone else remaining in the home after you are gone will have to take on that debt.
  • Downsizing your home. While it might be difficult to leave your home, especially if your children and grandchildren grew up there, moving into a smaller home gives you several opportunities to cover care. For starters, you’ll have some cash to stash from the sell of your home. In addition, by downsizing, you save money by paying fewer utilities and other bills.

Thinking about the possibility of long-term care can make anyone– of any age — feel anxious about the future. That’s why planning is so important. Take the time now to get peace of mind for the future.

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June is the co-creator of Rise Up for Caregivers, which offers support for family members and friends who have taken on the responsibility of caring for their loved ones. She is author of the upcoming book, The Complete Guide to Caregiving: A Daily Companion for New Senior Caregivers.

 

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Basil and Holy Basil: Powerful Herbs with Cancer Prevention Properties? By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

Basil in all its forms is a true nutritional powerhouse. It is anti-bacterial and is high in essential nutrients like vitamins A, K and C, manganese, magnesium, calcium and potassium. Most importantly, like cannabis, this pungent herb contains flavonoids and terpenes in its oil, such as linalool, cineole, and limonene. These are powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatories that can contribute greatly to breast cancer prevention.

What is Holy Basil?

Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) is known as Tulsi in the centuries-old Ayurvedic healing tradition, where it is often used to ease anxiety. Modern medical studies have also shown holy basil’s effect on stress and this is perhaps the biggest reason why it should be included in your cancer healing toolbox. A 2011 Indian study using mice found that Holy Basil extract had a profound effect on markers for both depression and anxiety and that it “can be a potential therapeutic agent against mixed anxiety and depressive syndrome [MADD].”

While Holy Basil helps to stimulate cognition and decrease anxiety and depression, at the same time it can also increase immune function. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that healthy participants given 300 mg of Ocimum sanctum Linn. (Tulsi) extract on an empty stomach for a month had increased immune function, including a rise in T Cells and Natural Killer cells which help fight cancer.

Can Basil Help Heal Cancer?

Other basil (Ocimum basilicum) varieties besides Tulsi also seem to have vast healing effects—some against cancer tumor progression directly.bigstock-Closeness-And-Support-Help-To-140380448-768x512

A 2007 Eastern European study found that basil extract used in conjunction with a whole-foods, vegetable-centric diet resulted in marked reduction in oxidated stress in women with advanced breast cancer. The researchers found that after three months of dietary changes, including adding basil extract, oxidative stress had gone down by almost half.

Another study, this one conducted in 2011 by the Cancer Biology and Applied Molecular Biology Laboratories at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, discovered that “basil leaf extract was highly effective in inhibiting carcinogen-induced tumor incidence …at the peri-initiational level.” The researchers zeroed in on basil’s possible effects on mice skin and fore-stomach papillomas. The animals were given 200 and 400 mg of basil extract per 1 kg of body weight. They found that the herb’s tumor-reducing effect was due, again, to its anti-oxidant properties. In particular, basil had a positive effect on glutathione production as well as a protection against liver cell damage.

Basil for Cancer Prevention

bigstock-breast-cancer-illustration-7845056-768x576-1-768x512In addition to how basil can protect against cancer directly, it is also a great herb to add to your breast cancer prevention arsenal for its indirect healing effects:

  • Basil is high in Vitamin D. The benefits of Vitamin D for health cannot be overemphasized—and it is essential that you get enough vitamin D if you wish to prevent breast cancer! Studies have shown that breast cancer patients with high levels of Vitamin D levels are two times as likely to survive than women with low levels. This is because vitamin D actually attacks and destroys cancer cells. Vitamin D is so important that the Canadian Cancer Society has endorsed using vitamin D as one of their cancer-prevention strategies.
  • Basil is high in antioxidants. These come in the form of high amounts of both Vitamin C and flavonoids. Flavonoids are strong anti-inflammatories, as mentioned earlier. Vitamin C is needed for repair in the body, and antioxidants like vitamin C protect cells from both the amount of free radicals in the system and the damage they can cause.
  • Basil is a powerful anti-bacterial. A 2004 study conducted by Ghent University in Belgium found that washing lettuce in a solution of 1 % either basil or thyme essential oil led to a considerable decline in the number of Shigella bacteria. Shigella can lead to shigellosis, which effects approximately 500,00 Americans each year according to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and is resistant to most antibiotics. Basil is also an effective antibacterial against E. coli, Salmonella and many others.
  • Basil can balance blood sugar. Studies have shown that basil can control blood sugar as well. A 2004 study found that basil extract decreased serum concentrations of both cortisol and glucose in mice, suggesting that Ocimum sanctummay help regulate diabetes. Another study with rats found that basil leaves helped to reduce hyperglycemia, control cortisol levels and balance out adrenal overproduction.

Make Basil Part of Your Healing Toolbox!

If you had to pick just a few herbs for your kitchen (heaven forbid), I would say that basil needs to be at the top of that list!  Eat basil leaves raw right from of thebigstock-Winning-The-Struggle-166612580-768x512-1-768x512 garden or farmers market or simmer then in tasty recipes. Of course, many individuals use basil in extract (food grade essential oil) form or in capsules. Do yourself, your body and your taste buds a favor– add this tasty “super herb” to your healthy breast protocol today!

Dr.-V.jpgDr. Veronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, is the founder of  The 7 Essentials System ™, a step-by-step guide that teaches you exactly how to prevent and heal Breast Cancer naturally. To get your FREE 7-Day Mini e-Course and to receive her weekly action steps and inspiring articles on the power of Natural Medicine, visit her at BreastCancerConqueror.com

 

 

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Could Chamomile and Cannabis Oil Kill Cancer Cells?

Essential Oils Can Kill Cancer CellsDid you know cancer is responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States? Or that cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S?

In 2015 alone, there were 8.8 million deaths globally attributed to cancer.

Cancer is one of the biggest health crises we’re facing today. Affecting women, men, young, and the old – cancer impacts millions of lives around the globe.

Conventional treatments for cancer today include radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. These treatments are expensive, though, not to mention risky. Studies show that chemo and radiation can cause secondary cancers.

Yet, research also indicates herbs play an integral role in fighting cancer. In fact, both chamomile and cannabis exhibit cancer-fighting properties. Unlike chemotherapy or radiation, these natural herbs pose minimal risk or side effects.

Which begs the question, could chamomile in combination with cannabis help stop cancer in it’s track? After all, both of these herbs are anticarcinogens. Could there be a link by combining the two? Science seems to say yes.

Here’s what you need to know about chamomile and cannabis oil for cancer.

Chamomile fights cancer

Chamomile is an ancient herb. The first uses of chamomile date back over 5,000 years ago. Chamomile was used for treating numerous ailments such as:

Today, evidence indicates chamomile also displays potent anti-cancer properties.

A study published in 2007 examined the effects of chamomile extracts on cancerous cells. During the course of the study, chamomile extracts were tested onCancer and Medical Marijuana Treatments healthy human cells and cancerous cells. The researchers found that the extracts caused minimal growth inhibitory on healthy cells but a remarkable reduction in cancerous cells. In fact, the chamomile extracts facilitated apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells but not in normal cells.

This is incredible when we consider current cancer treatments like chemotherapy kill healthy cells. Not to mention lead to the development of secondary cancers.

Another study in 2015 also concluded chamomile’s potent anti-cancer properties. Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. While chamomile certainly isn’t the only factor in the onset or treatment of cancer, other factors such as lifestyle and diet do come into play; the medicinal value of chamomile in treating cancer is evident.

Cannabis kills cancer cells

bigstock-Cancer-cell-73911256-300x188Like chamomile, cannabis also exhibits anti-cancer properties. Scientific evidence shows that when cannabinoids enter the body, they cause cancerous cells to commit suicide (apoptosis) without harming healthy cells.

A 2007 Harvard study published in the American Association for Cancer Research found that the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (aka THC) cuts the growth of tumors in half. In addition, the study also revealed cannabis inhibited cancer’s ability to spread.

While it’s important to mention this study was conducted on animal subjects rather than humans, this isn’t the first study to show that cannabis fights cancer.

A study published in Plus One revealed that another cannabinoid in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), could induce cancer cell death while preventing further cancerous growth. The findings suggested CBD causes a decrease in the expression of a group of proteins associated with the spread of cancerous cells.

The researchers from the study even concluded,

“As CBD is a non-psychoactive phytocannabinoid that appears to be devoid of side effects, our results support its exploitation as an effective anti-cancer drug in the management of gliomas.”

A study in 2015 once again confirmed cannabis’ cancer-fighting capabilities. The researchers found that when cannabinoid receptors in the body are stimulated, programmed cell death occurs in cancerous cells.

The evidence is imminent; cannabis plays an important role in the treatment of cancer.

The link between chamomile and cannabis oil

Cannabis and chamomile are anticarcinogens. Much of the research up until this point though has studied these herbs in isolation.Medical cannabis and hash oil with prescription paper

Which begs the question – is there any therapeutic value to using a combination of the two? Patient testimonials indicate yes.

A cancer patient in Mexico was given just three months to live after going through surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation for terminal metastatic secondary bone cancer. She had already gone through chemo and radiation for breast cancer four years prior.

Having exhausted all conventional treatment options, she looked for natural relief. The patient began administering a treatment of chamomile-infused cannabis oil (FECO – Full Extract Cannabis Oil) sublingually.

Today, she no longer needs her pain meds and has been able to sleep for the first time in months.

Terpene Bisabolol and the Entourage Effect

entourage-effectCurious why chamomile and cannabis may work better together?

It is likely due to the interaction of terpenes and cannabinoids. Terpenes are what give cannabis strains their distinct aromas. It is also believed that terpenes play a role in cannabis’ effects.

Like cannabinoids, terpenes interact with cannabinoid receptors in the human body.

Terpenes are not only found in cannabis, though. Terpenes are also present in a variety of plants, including chamomile. In fact, the terpene bisabolol is produced by both chamomile and cannabis.

Why is this important?

The compounds in cannabis (such as terpenes and cannabinoids) work synergistically together. This phenomenon is known as the entourage effect. It is why eating mangos before consuming cannabis can increase the psychoactive effects. Mangos contain one of the same terpenes as cannabis, myrcene. If a mango is eaten before consuming cannabis, myrcene will bind to cannabinoid receptors in the body, in-turn enhancing the effects of cannabis.

Just like the myrcene in mangos can enhance cannabis’ effects, the bisabolol in chamomile is likely to do similarly. Because chamomile and cannabis contain cancer-fighting properties, combining the two may enhance each herb’s capabilities. Which helps explain why using chamomile and cannabis oil may be a powerful intervention for treating cancer.

Clearly, the need for more research is imminent. We have only scratched the surface when it comes to our understanding of the therapeutic potential of cannabis. However, the positive impact for patients is clear. Cannabis does save lives.

Share this article if you believe cancer patients should have access to safe cannabis medicine.

 

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Could Depression Be Caused by Inflammation? by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

Girl in a labyrinthWe all know by now how eating certain foods can cause inflammation and even how certain substances in the environment, like pollens or molds, can lead to sneezing, skin rashes, aches and pains and a whole host of other more serious conditions.

But did you know that more and more research is pointing to the fact that depression may also be caused by inflammation?

The Harms of Inflammation

Inflammation plays a role in many serious dis-ease conditions, including breast cancer. The research regarding this connection is abundantly clear. In fact, studies have found that 95% of all cancers have inflammation, and in particular a protein called Nf-8 that is involved in cellular stress, as a common factor.

Inflammation is most mostly caused by:

  • chronic
  • low-grade infections
  • chronic injuries
  • lack of sleep
  • chronically high stress
  • insulin resistance and elevated blood sugar that becomes chronic
  • environmental toxins of all kinds
  • omega 6, “trans” fats or unhealthy saturated fats
  • overuse of alcohol
  • smoking
  • autoimmune responses
  • emotional wounds that remain unhealed

Inflammation can be thought of as a “slow-burning fire.” When this fire continues or even increases because of the factors mentioned above, the body simply becomes overloaded and disease can happen. Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and mental imbalance can be the result.

Inflammation and Depression: The Link Is Established

Studies have long shown that inflammation in the body can create an environment that can trigger cancer growth. According to a 2011 joint US-German study:Crohn's disease
Inflammatory responses play decisive roles at different stages of tumor development, including initiation, promotion, malignant conversion, invasion, and metastasis.

In addition, signs of inflammatory processes (as indicated by pro-inflammatory cytokines as well as other factors) in patients with major depression (MD) had been proven as well. And cancer patients who are given the pharmaceutical interferon alpha (which boosts inflammatory response to help combat cancer cells) often become depressed as a side-effect.

A 2006 study presented at the 43rd meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry was one of the first to discover the link between depression and allergic reaction, i.e. inflammation. This study found that individuals with MD made significant improvements in their condition by treating the inflammation alone.
Inflammation may just be the “glue” that links many disease states with depression. For example, research have shown that people with chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis have a higher than average rate of depression. A similar link has been made between depression and other autoimmune conditions.

The specific substances that make these connections are called cytokines. When the body is inflamed, it will produce more of these “inter-cellular communication” enhancers in the bloodstream. Interestingly, people who are battling depression are often saturated with cytokines.
“Cytokines skyrocket during depressive episodes and, in those with bipolar disorder, halt in remission,” say Eleanor Morgan, a health writer, author, and anxiety/depression-sufferer, in an article for VICE UK. “The fact that ‘normal,’ healthy people can become temporarily anxious or depressed after receiving an inflammatory vaccine — like typhoid — lends further credence to the theory. There are even those who think we should re-brand depression altogether as an infectious disease…”

Green smoothie fitness man lacing running shoes, Athlete runnerThese new findings over the last decade are exciting because they validate and explain the connection between the emotions and disease on a biological level. This connection also lends itself to the question: if biology can affect the emotions as well as the disease process, would the reverse also be true? In other words, can healing the emotions also heal disease? Of course, studies done on EFT as well as in the field of psycho-oncology already point to this being the case.

A component of the Breast Cancer Conqueror 7 Essentials System™ is Healing Emotional Wounds (Essential #4). My emphasis on the emotional factors that contribute to cancer is based on the evidence-based connection between mood, emotions and disease.

Next steps

What can you do if you find yourself falling into a depressive state? Traditional doctors would more than likely prescribe you anti-depressants and perhaps anti-inflammatory drugs. We all know, however, that taking pharmaceuticals will only make things worse in the long run since these meds come with intense side effects.
There is another, more natural, way. Here is a list of some “top foods” to help reduce inflammation:
1. Curcumin
2. Resveratrol
3. Omega 3 fatty acids
4. Vitamin C
5. Spirulina
6. Broccoli Sprouts
7. Bromelain (from pineapple)
8. Organic green vegetable smoothies
9. Organic Flax seeds and flax seed oil
10. Vitamin D3

Cannabis and Inflammation

For years, the main components in cannabis – CBD and THC — have both been shown to help subtly balance the endocannabinoid system when taken regularlyMarijuana plant at outdoor cannabis farm field in moderate amounts. A 2000 Italian study revealed that other substances found in cannabis sativa may also have a positive effect on inflammation. Those include the endocannabinoids anandamide (arachidonoylethanolamide) and bioactive fatty acid amides palmitoylethanolamide and oleamide. According to the researchers, fatty acid substances found in cannabis could be studied more for their effects on cachexia, wasting syndrome, and chronic pain.

Depression: Mystery Solved?

The World Health Organization states that major depression will soon be the second leading cause of disease worldwide. If that doesn’t convince you of the connection between depression and disease I am not sure what will!

For years the medical establishment did not know why depression was occurring in so many people globally. Now researchers may have found the answer: inflammation. This is good news for those who wish to be proactive with their depression and their overall health. By focusing on nutrition and other modalities that can decrease inflammation in the body in general, you can be proactive with prevention for depression—and breast cancer.

Dr.-V.jpgDr. Veronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, is the founder of  The 7 Essentials System ™, a step-by-step guide that teaches you exactly how to prevent and heal Breast Cancer naturally. To get your FREE 7-Day Mini e-Course and to receive her weekly action steps and inspiring articles on the power of Natural Medicine, visit her at BreastCancerConqueror.com

 

 

 

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5 Signs You Should Find a Different Medical Marijuana Doctor

The number of Canadian medical marijuana patients has been growing steadily over the last few years. As medical cannabis becomes more accepted as a treatment, more doctors and patients have become curious about what it can do. New research is showing the medical field more possible uses as well, expanding the number of patients who could benefit from medical marijuana.

Hiking with Weed: An Elevating Experience

For many, weed is to hiking like cheese is to wine – a perfect pairing. Taking a walk in the woods with the cerebral and physical effects provided by cannabis helps hikers enhance their senses, clear their minds, and heal the body. Whether you intend to connect with nature, your hiking pals, or just reconnect […]

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