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  • JamieG has commented on a news story

    What about the mammogram paradox? The idea that "catching it early" can in fact be subjecting women to surgery, radiation, chemo, hormones when that early detection likely never would have metastisized? https://nutritionfacts.org/audio/understanding-the-mammogram-paradox/

    November 16 at 12:14 AM view news story
    • JamieG has replied to a post on the message board

      LOL, Amen!Until then, the recipe that brought me back to 100% is: Plant-based diet, "Bliss-based" exercise (exercise by doing things you like, i.e. bike riding, rock climbing, walking, etc), Energy practice (Yoga to stretch and tone the body, Qigong to tone the organs and increase energy), and Conscious Thought (clear awarness when our thoughts are NOT taking us toward our health goals, and immediate re-direction of ...

      July 09, 2015 view post
      • JamieG has replied to a post on the message board

        Historians say it grew out of Chinese shamanistic practices of emulating animal movements, there are pretty ancient artifacts depicting people assuming physical positions for specific purposes. Then the Taoist priests at Wudang monastery really codified it into an internal art. Practitioners learn to gather qi (which is all around us and animates all living things- we would call it Spirit or Sould, etc) and use it to...

        July 08, 2015 view post
        • JamieG has replied to a post on the message board

          Most cancer hospitals in China prescribe qigong practice concurrent with any oncology protocols since it has been shown to: increase energy, reduce depression, increase strength, reduce falls, etc.

          July 08, 2015 view post
          • JamieG has replied to a post on the message board

            Eating "well" is different for cancer survivors than it is for the average person. I'm a 15 year brain cancer survivor, and it took me an additional 10 years to get out from under all of the side-effects of treatment and feel really healthy and energetic again. I believe a plant-based diet is the way to go for cancer patients/survivors. Smoothies are a super-easy way to increase our intake of fruits and vegetables pl...

            July 08, 2015 view post
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              I am a 15 year brain cancer survivor (adult medulloblastoma); I was two days away from dying when I had my brain surgery in Nov 2000. 6 weeks of radiation and 16 months of chemo.Side effects of Neuropathy, bad mental fog "chemo brain", muscle weakness, short temper and bad anger flaring up. Also had lots of trouble with digestion, horribly stinky gas, anal fissures, loss of bowels, etc. I cut back on meat and dairy l...

              April 20, 2015 view post
              • JamieG has replied to a post on the message board

                Absolutely. It took me 10 years to get over, or get control over, all of the side-effects.

                April 20, 2015 view post
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