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Integrative Immune Support Program
What is the role of integrative approaches to the immune system? Scientific data from the last 5 decades shows that cancer stem cells become activated due primarily to environmental toxins (up to 90% according to NIH). Less than 5% of cancers are purely genetic-inherited. The healthy immune system is able to identify and remove cancer cells. By the time a cancerous tumor has reached the size of one centimeter it contains approximately 30 billion cells and has managed to evade detection and destruction by the immune system for 10 to 20 years.
Although cancer growth and spread can be controlled (i.e.by surgery, chemotherapy or radiation), the big question is, “What are the conditions or “terrain” in the body that may allow the next cancer cell to divide as opposed to not dividing?” Integrative medicine knows how to restore a healthy terrain inside your body. In fact, we now know a great deal about what terrain enables or disables cancer cells to divide.
Whether we are looking to prevent cancer in the first place, or prevent a recurrence, or enhance our battle against an active cancer, after fixing your terrain, the long-term answer to cancer lies in boosting your immune system. Recent studies confirm that the status of the immune system appears to be the most important prognostic factor for long-term survival in cancer patients. Fortunately, there are a host of scientifically proven interventions which help restore optimal immune function. At the same time these interventions also lead to significant improvements in quality of life (i.e. energy, sleep, joy, weight). Contrary to long-held beliefs in oncology, antioxidants, herbs, and nutrition-based interventions can actually enhance the effectiveness of chemotherapy, surgery and radiation therapy. These interventions can also reduce the unwanted side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery as well.
What is the aim of the Integrative Immune Support program? Just knowing that integrative interventions could improve your outcome brings a challenge. The enormous volume of possible interventions can quickly become extremely confusing. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of this evolving and growing scientific world of data. We constantly keep ourselves updated on the best and most effective integrative interventions that optimize your terrain and immune system while reducing your side effects during radiation, chemotherapy and surgery. Knowing this may offer you the best outcome to enjoy a longer, healthier and more joyful life.
Our cancer-support program strives to optimize your immune cells, which in turn enables a better quality of life as well as an outstanding opportunity to become free of all degenerative diseases, including cancer.
What does the Immune-support program consist of? This program is initiated by optimizing your terrain and restoring immune cell functions with evidence-based approaches we have used for the past 15 years. Specifically, this involves optimizing your 1) hormones, 2) nutrients, 3) detoxification, 4) mind balance and 5) body balance. This basic program in spread over 6 months. During this period, you would:
Measure and optimize nutrition and hormones. Adrenal and thyroid imbalances have a significant impact on the immune system. Chronic nutritional imbalances allow cancer genes to be activate
Eliminate toxins (like heavy metals, unhealthy electromagnetic radiation), gastric inflammation, acidic pH and infections. Over 70% of the immune system lies in the gut. Data shows that chronic infections and inflammation are key underlying contributors that may disable your immune system.
Optimize your stress-response using heart rate variability methods. Your response to Stress is a major contributor to your immune system’s functions.
Optimize oxygen delivery into your immune cells with hyperthermia. This single strategy alters your terrain in many wonderful ways, including reversing your terrain’s acidity and low oxygen state. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize for proving cancer cells operate best in acidic and low oxygen terrains.
In addition to correcting underlying imbalances, after detoxification peaks, people report more energy, better sleep, less pain, less anxiety, better mood and improvement of the gastric system. Then we incorporate specific therapies to enhance your immune system functions, such as:
Heat-based methods and far-infra red
Ozone and concentrated oxygen
Light and sound therapies
Individualized immune-boosting food supplements, diets, drugs such as low-dose naltrexone (LDN), doxycycline (where necessary) and Metformin, herbs such as Mushroom extracts (AHCC, beta-glucans), melatonin, DHEA, curcumin, enzymes, probiotics, watercress, etc.
IV nutrition that excites immune functions.
What specialty testing will you need? This program utilizes all testing done by your other doctors and incorporates some of the most powerful laboratory testing available to follow the progress for cancer patients. Consisting of recent major breakthroughs in cancer cell detection and precise assessment of the status of your immune system, these newly commercialized blood tests have been shown to have far greater prognostic value than even the stage of a tumor. Our testing panel is mostly covered by insurance and includes:
VEGF: All solid tumors, in order to grow, must secrete high levels of VEGF to generate new blood vessels that enable further cancer invasion.
Nagalase: All known cancers secrete the enzyme Nagalase which blocks immune cells from attacking the cancer cells plus synergizes with VEGF for cancer invasion.
CTC or “circulating tumor cells”, which can detect minute quantities of cancer cell circulating in the bloodstream, (currently available for breast, colon, and prostate)
Spectracell nutritional test and hormone testing
What kind of results can I expect? You can expect:
a team of experts who provide love, compassion, hope and an understanding of your options, so you can choose an optimal plan for you.
to optimize your immune system and maximize the ability of your body to detect and remove future cancer cells more effectively
to have better energy, sleep and mood.
to have fewer side effects from cancer
Who is a good candidate for this program? Those who:
Want to prevent recurrence
Want to prevent primary occurrence
Were recently diagnosed
Have a genetic predisposition to cancer (remember detoxification, lifestyle and dietary interventions are more powerful than genetics)
Are considering surgery for reducing tumor (to prevent spread)
Are receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy
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