When people are diagnosed with cancer they are advised on taking traditional treatments, but what they don’t know is that these treatments only treat the disease’s symptoms and not its root cause. That is why it is very important to completely get informed about the condition and act with caution.
The functional medicine focuses on finding out and treating the root cause while also preventing and managing chronic diseases. The medical practitioners of Functional medicine can be compared to farmers who tend to create a healthy soil so that the pests won`t harm the weed. While they still recommend radiation and other conventional cancer treatments, they still try to find an effective way to strengthen the immune system to be able to fight cancer.
The reason why many people live with cancer unknowingly until it enters later stages and very often become too late is because when it is in its early stages cancer doesn’t show any symptoms.
Two different factors can cause breast cancer, and can be treated in two different. That’s why simply diagnosing it won’t help. Same type of disease can cause different symptoms and the other way around. Also, there may be patients who suffer from different diseases, caused by the same reason.
Many factors can cause cancer such as unhealthy diet (malnutrition or diet high in sugar), environmental toxins like heavy metals and persistent pollutants, and chronic stress. That’s why a healthy dies is strongly recommended as well as physical activity stress-relieving therapies and detoxification which will improve your hormone metabolism.
There are several ways to stop cancer from forming and growing.
First, you should know that cancer cells feed on sugar. Sugar also leads to diabetes 2 and obesity, so try to control your insulin and consume food high in fiber and whole grains as much as you can.
You should also know that plant-based diet can cause more than 500 genes which regulate cancer will turn off the cancer-causing genes, and turn on the cancer-protective genes.
Also, undetected gluten intolerance can be fatal by leading to heart disease and cancer and increase the risk of death by 35-37%.
It is very important to consume food rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fatty fish and flaxseed because it reduces inflammation (the main cause of chronic diseases and cancer).
Since cancer originates from gut, make sure to consume probiotics, prebiotics and various phytonutrients, like curcumin (found in turmeric) and reservatol (found in grapes) which can decrease gut-based inflammation.