Nice colors? Not. And bad. These are breast cancer cells. Bad cancer cells. Studies have shown that at plasma concentrations of above 1000 umol/L, Vitamin C is toxic to some cancer cells but not to normal cells in vivo. Intravenous Vitamin C given at higher doses of 50-100 grams may produce plasma concentrations of 14000 umol/L. … More Bad, Bad Cells
Cancer cells may be lurking in our bodies, and just waiting for the perfect set of conditions (poor immune function, poor oxygenation, poor nutrition, multiple co-morbidities) to manifest itself. According to the American Cancer Society, every person has a 41% probability to either develop or die from cancer. Oh no! One basic fact to consider … More How Cancer Spreads
“Parang ayaw ko na talaga.” With a resigned voice, the patient I saw today tells of her ongoing chemo treatment. The lamentation about the side effects of chemotherapy is well known and almost universal to those who have gone tnrough it. We can only encourage them to move forward and be enduring, and offer what … More Doctor’s Corner: The Big C and Hope
There are some new health challenges that are coming into the forefront. Our exposure to toxic metals is almost unavoidable, and at times deemed necessary for procedures to be done. There is an expanding use of injectable MRI diagnostic imaging contrast agents, such as gadalinium, iron (Feridex) and manganese (Telascan). Gadolinium use has been linked … More New Health Challenges
Are there days when you feel heavy and haggard? Like you just do not have energy anymore? How did you feel after surviving this week’s latest carmageddon? Did you know that heavy metal toxicity in the body can manifest in different ways? Brain fog, irritability, and depression can be symptoms of poisoning. Recurring infections, neurological disorders, … More Health Watch: Heavy Metal Toxicity in Our Daily Lives
Most biochemical reactions in the body are ‘Balanced’ through ‘Redox’ mechanisms. Redox means (Red)uction (Ox)idation. The body uses oxidation as its first line of defense against bacteria, virus, yeast and parasites. Even breathing oxygen is an oxidative process. Without oxidation we die very quickly. Without OXYGEN for more than a few seconds, serious consequences follow. … More What is Oxidative Therapy?
High-dose Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant and free radical scavenger supporting cellular and vascular health. It is essential for the formation and maintenance of intercellular ground substance and collagen, which are important for better skin and joint health. Vitamin C has been reported to promote nitric oxide activity and to help maintain healthy platelet function. It supports the body’s … More High-Dose Vitamin C Therapy