What to Do if You’re Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

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  • Having tools to effectively address the emotional trauma caused by a cancer diagnosis is an important first step. The Emotional Freedom Techniques is noninvasive and easy to learn, and can be done just about anywhere, at any time
  • When faced with a cancer diagnosis, consider finding a qualified holistic cancer treatment expert that can help guide you through the options. Resources are included
  • In order for holistic cancer treatment to work, it needs to be done first. Once you’ve done chemo or extensive radiation, your chances of remission through alternative methods are slim, as the damage done is too great
  • Foundational basics of many holistic cancer treatment plans include nutritional ketosis, intermittent fasting and vitamin D optimization. Other helpful adjuncts include hyperbaric oxygen, cryotherapy, exercise, detoxification and avoiding toxic exposures of all kinds
  • When speaking to someone who is suffering, don’t try to relate to their suffering by comparing it to something you’ve experienced, don’t offer solutions and treatment strategies unless asked, and don’t tell them their suffering has some greater purpose. Instead, make yourself available, be present with them and let them express how they feel about their diagnosis

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Are Polar Bear Plunges Good for You?

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  • Polar bear plunges, which involve taking a dip in the ocean in the winter, are said to invigorate and energize, but they can also generate an enormous shock to your system
  • You should be in relatively good shape if you take a polar bear plunge; for those at risk of stroke, aneurysm, blood pressure problems, or heart disease, the extra stress on your body can be especially dangerous, increasing your risk of heart attack
  • Even among healthy people, Continue reading