• Has anyone ever taken a supplement called Carnivora for your cancer?

    Asked by RubyFaye on Monday, June 10, 2013

    Has anyone ever taken a supplement called Carnivora for your cancer?

    I was told it is great and some people have had wonderful results on it.

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    • SueRae1's Avatar
      SueRae1

      I never heard of it. I would like to more about it, but only from a reliable source.

      almost 4 years ago
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      From the American Cancer Society:
      http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/venus-flytrap

      All the positive information I found came from the same root website and the German doctor story.

      There is simply no way to separate fact from fiction without taking a leap of faith one way or the other.

      I went to a group which was touting Chaga. I heard amazing testamonials and, in truth, I believed the people. What discomforted me greatly was both the fact that I felt I was at some ancient site for worship .. instead of the gods or the mushroom, the worship was of the brand name which had put the supplement together and the fact that the company representative answered no questions other than the total amount of the product per month and how you could get it more cheaply by bringing others into the fold.

      almost 4 years ago
    • Tracy's Avatar
      Tracy

      Hi,
      I get really worried about many of the things that people tell me about, for one thing supplements are not regulated. This means that they can have a great deal of variety in strength and purity. Make sure that anything you are interested in is researched carefully and talk to your doctor to make sure it will not interact with your current treatment. Please take care, Tracy

      almost 4 years ago
    • Gabba's Avatar
      Gabba

      I agree with Tracy...please do your research...this is an extract of a Venus fly trap plant...talk to your oncologist and don't be surprised if he does not recommend it! Take care.

      almost 4 years ago
    • RubyFaye's Avatar
      RubyFaye

      I am going to ask my oncologist because I have to get permission about anything I take. I am just wondering if other people take stuff like that. I know everyone has a special thing they heard about and they are sure it works but I figure, if they were the one with cancer, I'm not sure they would take it. I appreciate your input, we are on the same page.

      almost 4 years ago
    • Tracy's Avatar
      Tracy

      I have to add more on this subject. People need a way to help when someone has cancer (or something else) so they take anything they hear at the salon, a friend's cousin heard, they saw online etc. I have a rare condition that people are regularly trying to "help"me with. I thank them and those who are seriously needing a way to help I give them a physical task to do (like bring a dinner for the freezer).
      Take it all with a grain of salt and smile thanks for trying to help, Tracy

      almost 4 years ago
    • Clyde's Avatar
      Clyde

      Every time I hear of one of these, I go on line to see what I can find. And I make sure I go through three pages of sites because to make an informed decision, you have to hear both sides, and there are always two sides.

      There is no magic pill, no magic diet, no magic spell. If there were, we would all be cured.

      almost 4 years ago
    • Clyde's Avatar
      Clyde

      I want to add, that I find these questions about so called miracle supplements very important to be asked. It gives us all a chance to research and learn about things we might not have known about and make more informed decisions and perhaps keep someone else from trying a potentially dangerous chemical or find something that works for them. I am yet to find one of these that I want to experiment with (green tea tablets is the only one I take) but I like the chance to explore other options.

      almost 4 years ago

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