Pancreatic cancer is a form of a very deadly cancer, because in most cases it is detected during the late stages of development. In order to prevent this from happening, it is very important you for to attend regular cancer screening sessions. During the initial stages, the signs are still not visible and one may continue to live their normal lives. Besides the clinical treatments available such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery, homemade remedies can also be incorporated into the treatment plans and statistic shows that many patients have experienced positive results.
The pancreas is an important organ that is responsible for production of pancreatic juices which aid in the digestion of fats as well as it produces insulin and glucagon which regulates the blood sugar levels in the body system. Cancer will start by developing in the pancreas before spreading out and the signs that are associated with this disease are abdominal pain, jaundice which is a yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes, loss of appetite, loss of weight and vomiting. Diagnostic tests include: biopsy, MRI test, CT scans, angiograms, blood tests and ultrasound and having confirmed the existence of cancer cells in the pancreas.
Nutritional supplements: These are given to boost the immune systems and help the body to fight the cancer cells. Licorice supplements have been used for so many years and they prevent the damaging of the DNA, formation of the tumor cells and they completely destroy the cancer cells in the pancreas. They have been approved by the American Cancer Society and it is advisable that you consult with your doctor before you take the supplements.
Change of Diet and Lifestyle: Eat plenty of vegetable and fruits as they have nutrients that help reduce the risk of getting cancer. Broccoli is rich in calcium and foliates which has chemical substances that prevent the growth of cancer cells in the pancreas. Eat foods that are rich in omega 3 such as fish as they stop the growth of cancer cells. Fruits such as grapes, oranges and apples also have nutrients that prevent the cancer development. Stop smoking as this is the main risk factor in getting pancreatic cancer, because of carcinogens the chemicals found in tobacco which attract the growth of cancer cells.
Coenzyme Q10: This is an important enzyme that is found in the body and also in foods such as salmon, beef, peanuts and soya beans and they are also produced as supplements. They prevent cancer through blocking the cancer causing radicals.
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