Genetic Disposition to Cancer?

 There is a lot of confusion around the subject of a person's genetic disposition to cancer - if your parents and grandparents had cancer, you are very likely to be in the firing line… right?...

How to do a Breast Self-exam (BSE)

 Regularly examining your own breasts plays an important part in being vigilant and keeping an eye out for any problems early, and therefore giving yourself a chance of being treated...

Stress and Breast Cancer

In the list of factors that increase the risk of breast cancer, stress features strongly, but because it’s a psychological condition it is much harder to evaluate accurately. Hopefully, this post...

What is the immune system?

  We put a lot of emphasis on the immune system and its proper functioning in relation to cancer, but do we really understand what the immune system is and how it works? It is hard to pin it...

Integrative Healing

  If you watch Chris Wark's interview with Dr Leigh Erin Connealy, you may notice a stand-out point that deserves a mention. Dr Connealy makes it very clear that after a cancer diagnosis, her...

Functional Medicine – a paradigm shift in our approach to chronic illness!

  It seems that every once in a while there is a paradigm shift in our understanding of something complex and significant. Somehow we’re trapped into thinking in certain ways about these...

Cancer as a “Lump or Bump”

 Medicine’s approach to cancer seems to be more like a ‘lump or bump’ theory – ie. that cancer is merely a lump or bump that we should cut, poison or burn out of the body, thus saving the...

How to do a Breast Self-exam (BSE)

Regularly examining your own breasts plays an important part in being vigilant and keeping an eye out for any problems early, and therefore giving yourself a chance of being treated successfully.

Genetic Disposition to Cancer?

There is a lot of confusion around the subject of a person’s genetic disposition to cancer – if your parents and grandparents had cancer, you are very likely to be in the firing line… right?

Cancer as a “Lump or Bump”

Medicine’s approach to cancer seems to be more like a ‘lump or bump’ theory – ie. that cancer is merely a lump or bump that we should cut, poison or burn out of the body, thus saving the patient.

Cancer is a Disease of the Immune System

Interviewed on ABC news, Dr. William Amalu explains the value of Thermography very well, and its use ‘in addition’ to routine breast health programmes. If you need a clearer overview of the value of Thermography, this is the one, but you can hear the confusion in the voice of the interviewer when he asks why the medical establishment won’t ‘endorse’ Thermography.

Thermography must be offered in addition to routine programmes

Interviewed on ABC news, Dr. William Amalu explains the value of Thermography very well, and its use ‘in addition’ to routine breast health programmes. If you need a clearer overview of the value of Thermography, this is the one, but you can hear the confusion in the voice of the interviewer when he asks why the medical establishment won’t ‘endorse’ Thermography.

What is the immune system?

  We put a lot of emphasis on the immune system and its proper functioning in relation to cancer, but do we really understand what the immune system is and how it works? It is hard to pin it down because it is a system – meaning that it’s a group of organs, cells...

A Prevention-Based Society

  Breast health 'awareness' seems to be the key word in October, but what good is awareness without a guide good health. Prevention AND awareness seem like a better strategy, but how would we promote the idea of preventative health? The effects of cancer on...

Preventive Health

  It is no longer enough just to treat a disease and hope for the best. There is a quiet revolution going on – prevention is the key, and an active role in your health will save your life. Diet, exercise and other lifestyle choices are clearly within your control...

Inflammation

Inflammation is considered the “the silent killer” that can lead to chronic disease like arthritis, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, inflammatory bowel disease, dementia and even depression. Inflammation is a natural process by which the body's white blood...

Integrative Healing

If you watch Chris Wark’s interview with Dr Leigh Erin Connealy, you may notice a stand-out point that deserves a mention. Dr Connealy makes it very clear that after a cancer diagnosis, her patients who focus on nutrition and integrative medicine first, have significantly better outcomes than patients who come to her after going through the mill of radiation, chemo and surgery!