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Are Pelvic Exams Over done?

submitted by: admin on 05/19/2015
According to a study done a UCSF and published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology the pelvic exam is performed for reasons that are medically unjustified. Many MDs mistakenly believe the exam is important in screening for ovarian cancer. MDs have been trained to do this exam as part of a routine exam and have the belief that it would be...

BRACA Gene Mutation Cancer Risks

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
BRACA gene mutations are associated with a number of cancers such as breast, ovarian, and prostate. Women with this defect have about an 80% chance of getting cancer in their lifetime. Treatment options are reviewed.          

Low Dose Naltrexone

submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
Low dose naltrexone (LDN) has been implicated to help with cancer, HIV/AIDS, autoimmune diseases, and much more. Now it has been shown to have a potent antitumor effect on human ovarian cancer in both tissue culture and in animal xenografts. Naltrexone (NTX) is a general opioid receptor antagonist that results in compensatory elevation in endogenous opioids and...

More Problems With Antidepressants: Do They Cause Cancer?

submitted by: admin on 11/07/2014
A meta-analysis of 61 studies that was published in the prestigious Public Library of Science looked at the relationship between antidepressant usage and breast and ovarian cancer. There was a statistically significant increase in risk for both these cancers in women on SSRI antidepressants. The findings remain controversial because women with breast cancer who...

Should Angelina Jolie have had a Bilateral Mastectomy?

submitted by: admin on 05/20/2016
  We can't blame Angelina Jolie for choosing to have a bilateral mastectomy because of the BRCA 1 gene defect. She has every right to deal with this issue. However, we can blame her and the press for sensationalizing her choice and influencing millions of women when it comes to their making a choice about how to deal with having the BRCA 1 or BRCA...

Weight

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
How to Deal With Weight Issues Succsessfully Weight loss programs don't work! Today's weight management programs don't work over the long haul! Yet there is a $52 billion market that continues to convince overweight people that there is hope if they use the program or product offered by a particular company. This results in yo yo weight changes...

Weight Loss Takes More Than Will Power

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
Weight loss takes much more than will power. There are many reasons why people become overweight that must be dealt with in order to lose and sustain weight loss. There are endocrine causes such as thyroid, adrenal, and ovarian causes as well as diet, exercise, PTSD, insomnia, environmental toxins, many drugs, and quitting smoking that are involved in weight...