• anyone using complimentary care with their traditional care?

    Asked by polgara on Saturday, July 28, 2012

    anyone using complimentary care with their traditional care?

    3 Answers from the Community

    • Alyce's Avatar

      I am also working with a nutritionist as well. Balancing it with my chemo. I asked my surgeon and my oncologist if diet or supplements would make a difference in the outcome of my cancer journey. Both of them were very firm that it none of it would make a difference. But then again, neither one of them specializes in diet and/or supplements. No processed foods, took sugar out of the diet as much as possible, home cooked meals, my weight has dropped 15 pounds since I changed my diet. I am healthier. Still need to loose another 20 pounds easy, but the tumor has shrunk tremendously from 1.75+ inches to now they can not physically detect it. Surgery will now be a lumpectomy rather than a mastectomy. I am a triple positive bc with no history of cancer anywhere in my family, at least 3 generations back.

      about 4 years ago
    • GetMyLifeBack's Avatar

      I have also done a lot of reading and modification of my diet. Honestly, maybe it doesn't do any good, maybe it does, but a whole foods, plant based diet has NO downside unlike the rest of our treatment. I definitely have better energy and at least I feel I can do something about this cancer rather than just wait for the toxins to do their part.

      about 4 years ago
    • Bellamore's Avatar

      I've been juicing. Doing just greens. Helps keep me regular. Also I've been going to an acupuncturist - helps with my energy level and stress. The thing I really need to get back to is regular exercise program. I have an implanted hepatic artery infusion pump which makes things difficut at the gym. But I'm just making excuses I really need to exercise!

      about 4 years ago

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