Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices
by blueangeltoo on Tue Jan 11, 2011 04:02 AM
Four months ago after a trip to the emergency room because of severe pain in the lower abdomen/bowel, I had a CT scan that showed cancer specks all over the bowel and up on the liver. I was told by the doctors that the reason I was in so much pain was because the bowel had pretty much adhered to itself where the specks appeared and was all but not functioning. The doctors told me I am having an ovarian cancer recurrence which is in-operable and that my only hope was to begin 6 rounds chemotherapy ASAP. Remembering my 2009 experience with chemo treatments and the lingering side affects, propelled me into looking for alternative methods.
Long story short: About a week before my trip to the ER, I was listening to a radio talk show, and the conversation that day was “alternative cancer treatments”. I just happen to be taking notes and at the very end of the discussion, some man called in and said that he knew people that were having luck with their cancers by following the “Kelley Eidem” method of eating hot peppers and garlic daily. He talked about how garlic is a natural cancer killer, and how cancer cells have a sticky coating around them called "fibrin" that must be dissolved first, by using the hot peppers so that the garlic can get in there and “kill” the cancer. It was also mentioned, that people that have a hard time eating hot peppers can substitute with grated ginger.
In my experience, it was a week later and I am in the throws of my illness just home from my emergency room visit and still very sick and managing my symptoms with heavy pain medication every 6 hours. In the fog of my symptoms and medication, I remembered taking those notes and I went to that website and read a short while and thought tomyself, “all I have in the house is garlic”. So, I chopped up a couple of cloves, ate them and went to sleep that evening. You can imagine my surprise, when the next morning I awoke and as soon as I opened my eyes, I knew I felt much better. My spirits just soared!!
Next, I went back to that website to read more about this simple recipe to diminish / eliminate cancer (he uses the word “cure”) and got in the car and drove to the grocery / health food stores for the remaining ingredients. Since then, I daily dice one habanero pepper and 2 cloves of garlic with some butter on a piece of bread to make a half sandwich; and just eat it! I also take a tablespoon of emulsified cod liver oil (daily) to help re-stabilize my metabolism.
Being from the mid-west, it was a "tall-order" to even imagine eating something that I knew was that “hot”. All I can say is, at that time I was so sick and in pain and looking for any kind of relief. And yes, my nose runs and I huff and puff for those few minutes a day. But at the same time, I know that the chemical compounds in the garlic and peppers are getting into my bloodstream and are all about the task of killing the cancer cells "where ever" they are in my body.
As a result, here it is January 2011 and I continue to feel better. It took a little while in the beginning, but the bowel is acting more normally and what's even more astonishing is that I continue to have energy and I also continue to look and feel more like I do when I am completely well.
Thank you Kelley, for helping me stay out of the "chemo-chair". ??Rose
Kelley Eidem yesterday wrote: ??Hi Rose, ??How fantastic is that. I'm so pleased to hear that you are getting better and better. There is no way in the world that you'd be feeling better now and with more energy if you'd gone back on chemo.??Not...one...chance...in...heaven!
You and I have been talking to each other for a few months now with you starting on the garlic in the middle of September. ?It's safe to say that there is not one ovarian cancer relapse victim with numerous bowel tumors and adhesions (outer parts of intestines sticking together - an extremely painful condition) who is doing just chemo who has more energy, less pain, and feels and looks better than they did four months ago.??That NEVER happens.
I've copied and pasted a small portion of what you said, Rose:?? "I went to that website and read a short while and thought to myself, “all I have in the house is garlic”. So, I chopped up a couple of cloves, ate them and went to sleep that evening. You can imagine my surprise, when the next morning I awoke and as soon as I opened my eyes, I knew I felt much better. My spirits just soared!!"
Everyone needs to pass this news along because right this moment there is a woman doubled up in pain who would love to know about it.
You never know how the word will get out. If you share this news, it will reach a person who needs it.
The best to you. ??Kelley Eidem?? Together we can cure cancer - one person at a time!
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