August 29, 2013

Selenium

Posted in MINERALS tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 6:57 pm by PCOSLady

SELENIUM
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PCOS Lady:
Recently heard how much selenium will help you from The Cure Zone forum… COPD when it hits the 4th phase you may get lung cancer… Selenium will prevent cancer in your lungs… You need to have your level checked, to much is toxic though…
~ I am posting a heart felt scenario shortly where western medicine failed and natural ways saved a man’s life!
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Selenium – American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/selenium
~ Cancer Org … Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals‎ … Mar 7, 2011 – Selenium is an essential mineral for both humans and animals.
~ Scientific/medical name(s): Se, selenium dioxide, sodium selenate, sodium selenite, selenocysteine, selenomethionine…
~ Brazil nuts, fish, and poultry are rich in selenium…
~ Selenium is said to help preserve elasticity in body tissues, slow the aging process, improve the flow of oxygen to the heart, and help prevent abnormal blood clotting. Selenium may stimulate the formation of antibodies (proteins that help fight invading microorganisms) in response to vaccines. Selenium may also play a role in normal growth, development, and fertility…
~ A very small amount of selenium is good for the body, but too much can be toxic…
~ A person with low selenium can develop a form of heart disease, poor thyroid function, and a weakened immune system…
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Selenium: What Forms Protect Against Cancer? – Life Extension
http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2012/ss2012_Selenium-Protect-Against-Cancer_01.htm
~ LEF Org … by K Stokel – ‎Selenium: What Forms Protect Against Cancer? … The role that selenium plays in combating various forms of degenerative disease has been known for several decades…
~ In one study, aging individuals supplementing with 200 mcg per day of selenium saw their risk of dying from all cancers slashed by 50%.
~ Researchers have found that selenium favorably modulates gene expression to suppress a protein involved in tumor onset, growth, and metastasis.
~ Generally, we ingest selenium from a variety of plant and animal sources in several different forms, each of which has its own unique suite of activities. The three forms of selenium most important in cancer prevention are sodium selenite, L-selenomethionine, and selenium-methyl L-selenocysteine.
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The mineral selenium proves itself as powerful anti-cancer medicine
http://www.naturalnews.com/016446_selenium_nutrition.html
~ Natural News … Jan 4, 2006 – The mineral selenium proves itself as powerful anti-cancer medicine.
~ Selenium was first used in conventional medicine as a treatment for dandruff, but our understanding of the mineral has come a long way since then. Today, research shows selenium, especially when used in conjunction with vitamin C, vitamin E and beta-carotene, works to block chemical reactions that create free radicals in the body (which can damage DNA and cause degenerative change in cells, leading to cancer).
~ Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/016446_selenium_nutrition.html#ixzz2dNs2q4gU
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Does selenium prevent cancer? It may depend on which form
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110316113049.htm
http://www.sciencedaily.com/newsletters.htm
~ Science Daily …Does Selenium Prevent Cancer? It May Depend On Which Form People Take …‎ Mar 16, 2011 – Scientists are reporting that the controversy surrounding whether selenium can fight cancer in humans might come down to which form of the …
~ The researchers found that MeSeCys killed more lung cancer cells than SeMet did. Also, lung cancer cells treated with MeSeCys processed the selenium differently than than cells treated with SeMet. They say that these findings could explain why studies on the health benefits of selenium sometimes have conflicting results.
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Can Selenium Lower Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer?
http://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/news/20130409/can-selenium-lower-risk-of-advanced-prostate-cancer
~ Web MD … Can Selenium Cut Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer? … Apr 9, 2013 – Study found men with higher levels of mineral were 60 percent less likely to develop disease.
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Selenium-Prostate Cancer Link Again Under Debate
http://www.medpagetoday.com/TheGuptaGuide/Oncology/38359
~ The Gupta Guide … ‎Apr 9, 2013 – A large Dutch study showing that high selenium levels are associated with a significantly reduced risk of advanced prostate cancer has …
~ Prevention strategies must be geared to the individuals who will benefit, Weiner said. And that can be achieved by looking for biomarkers – in this case, toenail selenium levels – that may be able to pinpoint those persons, he said.
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SITES
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GOOGLE:
selenium cancer
selenium prostate cancer

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