DIM From Broccoli For Aggressive #Breast Cancer

Broccoli combats even the most aggressive breast cancer, say scientists   22 October 2012 Compounds from vegetables such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts can combat even the most aggressive types of breast cancer, scientists have revealed this week. An ingredient called diindolylmethane (DIM), which is found in the vegetables, is the active ingredient that can …

Breast Cancer Dropped When HRT Concerns Raised

Interesting and illuminating short piece about HRT this morning from WDDTY: HRT (hormone replacement therapy) is a major cause of breast cancer, researchers have established this week – kicking into touch recent efforts by doctors to resurrect the discredited treatment for post-menopausal women. The number of cases of new breast cancers dropped dramatically in 2002, …

#Period Pain Relief

A quick tip from Dr Marilyn Glenville for you on the bane of many of our lives - partners as well as sufferers!: In all types of period pain, cells in your womb lining release unhealthy prostaglandins when the womb lining begins to shed during your period. This release stimulates your womb to contract.  If …

Hidden #Thyroid Problems

I read this morning a good basic explanation of why it simply is not enough to measure TSH if you think your thyroid is underactive. If you think your body temperature is low and you have the signs of an underactive thyroid (constipation, weight gain, low mood, body dryness, feeling cold, infertility etc), it is …

Fatty Acids Reduce PMS

Researchers in Brazil have confirmed that taking 1-2g of essential fatty acids, especially GLA from borage/evening primrose oil, over 3 months can significantly help PMS. The researchers used a specific mix: each 1-gram capsule contained a mean of 210 mg of gamma linolenic acid (GLA), 175 mg of oleic acid, 345 mg of linoleic acid …