April 21, 2012

Prostate Cancer (Men – Important)

Posted in OFF TOPICS, PROSTATE CANCER tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 7:56 pm by PCOSLady

THE PROUD STALLION... Get tested to stay a proud stallion! 1 in 6 men will get prostate cancer ... It is the #2 killer in men!


PROSTATE CANCER
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PCOS Lady
Men i care about YOU! That is why i posted this… Please have anything out of the normal of “you” checked out… Something minor can mean something huge in you!! Don’t take a chance!
~ Your pride is not worth dying over and causing your family years of grief for this!
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Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in men of all ages. It is rare in men younger than 40.
Realize one in six men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, getting a prostate test is no laughing matter…
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* All men know if something has changed in their “private” area… That change needs researched online then looked in to by a doctor or specialist!
~ Dr Mercola is world renown and supports his claims by good doctors, research and reliable sites! (Doctors hate him cause he is on our side, the people’s side telling us the “TRUTHS”…)
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Prostate Cancer Symptoms
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When cancer is confined to the prostate gland, prostate cancer symptoms are similar to BPH and prostatitis, and can include:
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~ Strong urge to urinate immediately
~ Difficulty starting the urinary stream
~ A weak urinary stream once it starts
~ Dribbling after you think you’re finished
~ Frequent nighttime urination
~ Pain and/or burning when you urinate
~ Pain in the genital and pelvic area
~ Pain when you ejaculate
~ Frequent urinary tract infections
~ Blood in your urine or semen
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Other prostate cancer symptoms may include:
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~ unexpected weight loss
~ anemia
~ fatigue
~ pain in the lower back or abdomen
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Because prostate cancer symptoms are similar to BPH symptoms and prostatitis symptoms it’s easy for you to assume that you have one disease when you could actually be suffering from something more serious. This is another reason why you should get regular examinations, especially if you are experiencing symptoms.
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THINK ABOUT: From Dr Mercola
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http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/07/25/ten-reasons-to-avoid-doctors.aspx?e_cid=20120725_DNL_artNew_1
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Top Ten Reasons to Avoid Your Doctor
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July 25 2012
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PSA Tests for Prostate Cancer
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These tests actually reveal very little, and an irrelevant positive result will likely lead to a biopsy that comes with infection risk. The prostate-specific antigen test (PSA test), analyzes your blood for prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a substance produced by your prostate gland. When higher-than-normal levels of PSA are detected, it is believed that cancer is present. However, PSA screening barely has any impact on mortality rates from prostate cancer. As a result, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will soon recommend that men not get screened for prostate cancer.
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Today, many experts agree that PSA testing is unreliable at best and useless at worst for accurately diagnosing prostate cancer. Many also agree that routine PSA blood tests often lead to over-diagnosis of prostate cancer, resulting in unnecessary treatments. Similar to mammograms, the PSA screen has become little more than an up-sell technique. The false positive rate is high, and the bulk of the harm is a result of subsequent unnecessary treatments.
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Diet is actually a factor that can greatly impact your prostate health and help prevent enlarged prostate and prostate cancer, but many physicians fail to address this.
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You’ll want to eat as much organic (preferably raw) food as possible, and liberally include fresh herbs and spices, such as ginger. Make sure to limit carbohydrates like sugar/fructose and grains as much as possible to maintain optimal insulin levels, which will help reduce your cancer risk in general. Highly processed or charcoaled meats, pasteurized dairy products, and synthetic trans fats correlate with an increased risk for prostate cancer and should also be avoided.
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SITES
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http://www.prostate.net/2011/prostate-cancer/
~ Prostate Cancer Institute, LLC …
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http://www.prostate.net/prostate-cancer/prostate-cancer-symptoms/
~ Prostate cancer symptoms
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http://www.prostate.net/2011/prostate-cancer/robert-deniro-prostate-cancer/
~ Celebs associated with it!
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http://www.prostate.net/prostatitis/prostatitis-symptoms/
~ Prostatitis symptoms
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http://www.prostate.net/benign-prostatic-hypertrophy-bph/bph-symptoms/
~ BPH symptoms
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http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/prostatecancer.html
~ Medline Plus … Prostate Cancer …
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LATER IN YEARS
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http://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/default.htm
~ Web MD … Prostate cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 80% of men who reach age 80…. Update 6/11/2012
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STANLEY DANCER & ALBATROSS ... Stanley, at 78 died of prostate cancer September 8, 2005... He was a legend in Harness Racing... http://exa.gmnews.com/news/2005-09-15/Sports/051.html .... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Dancer .... I worked for him at Egyptian Acres for years...

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April 19, 2012

Melatonin – Natural Hormone

Posted in MELATONIN tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 1:17 am by PCOSLady

PLEASE LAY DOWN... MY NERVES ARE WEARING THIN, ERRRR!


Melatonin
(N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine)
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Melatonin is a hormone that naturally occurs inside the body and helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle of a person. Melatonin is available in supplement form and is used to treat sleep related disorders like insomnia and jet lag. Melatonin dosage that is considered to be safe and effective is around 1mg to 5mg. The effects of overdosing on melatonin will vary depending on the dosage and also with other factors like the genetic makeup of a person and age. It is best to seek immediate medical attention if you happen to overdose on melatonin supplements.
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PCOS Lady
Melatonin, i became aware of it from a friend’s autistic child who had racing thoughts 24/7… It calmed him down and he slept through the night… Dosage is by weight and takes 30 days to build up in the body…
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A good friend said his mother and he could never sleep soundly their whole lives… I mentioned trying melatonin… He has and has been getting several hours of sound sleep now… He is a person that worries and frets so does have nights he is awake for periods some nights…
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You can try eating 2 bananas before bedtime… They are deemed the sleeping pill in a peel!
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~ Melatonin is for kids, adults and dogs…
~ Melatonin is a little known natural hormone that effects many, as you can see by the deficiency list…
~ The Deficiency Test covers all hormones… A “KEY” test to take IMO….
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http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/melatonin/NS_patient-melatonin
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Brand names:
Accurate Release®; Appleheart Melatonin®; Circadin®; Inspired by Nature®; Mel®; Melatonin-BioDynamax®; Melatonin Controlled Release®; Melatonin-Metabolic Response Modifier®; Melatonin-New Hope Health Products®; Melatonin Olympian Labs®; Melatonin-Optimum Nutrition®; Melatonin Tablets®; Melatonin Time Release®; Melaxen®; Nature’s Bounty®; Puritan’s Pride®; Rozerem®; Twinlab® Melatonin; Valdoxan®.
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Combination product examples:
Melatonex® (vitamin B6); Melatonin Forte® ( Piper methysticum , kavalactones, valeriana); Melatonin PM Complex® (vitamin B6, vitamin B2, vitamin B3); Melatonin spray® (gamma-aminobutyric acid, pyridoxal-5-phosphate); Super Snooze with Melatonin® (valerian root, hop, skullcap, chamomile, passion flower).
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http://www.elliotthealthcare.com/melatonin_deficiency.htm

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Common symptoms and signs of melatonin deficiency:

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~ insomnia
~ difficulty getting to sleep
~ difficulty falling back to sleep when awaken during the night
~ light sleeper/easy waking during the night
~ early morning awakening
~ un-refreshing sleep
~ lack of dreaming
~ family history of insomnia
~ personal or family history of breast cancer
~ personal or family history of prostate cancer
~ prostate enlargement
~ fatigue
~ depression
~ irregular menstrual cycle
~ unusual menstrual flow (light or heavy)
~ PMS
~ scoliosis
~ poor sleeping prior to menses
~ anxiety
~ sensitivity to stress
~ cataracts
~ neurodegerative disorder (MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, ALS, etc)
~ elevated cholesterol
~ high blood pressure
~ blood clots
~ heart attack
~ heart arrhythmias
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Books for more information about melatonin:
Melatonin: Nature’s Sleeping Pill by Ray Sahelian
Melatonin by Russel Reiter, Ph.D. and Jo Robinson
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Melatonin Associated Disorders
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Because melatonin has a pivotal role in regulating body temperature, the sleep/wake cycle, female reproductive hormones, and cardiovascular function, the effect of disrupted secretion rhythms is widespread, manifesting in a variety of physical and psychological disorders.
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~ Anxiety, stress, depression
~ Seasonal Affective Disorder
~ Sleep Disorders
~ Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome
~ Immunological Disorders
~ Cardiovascular Disease
~ Cancer
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http://restorativemedicine.org/books/fundamentals-of-naturopathic-endocrinology/professionals/pineal-disorders/melatonin-deficiency-and-excess/
~ Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine
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HE'S FINALLY ASLEEP!


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Sites
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Exposing Yourself to Light at Night Shuts Down Your Melatonin and Raises Your Cancer Risk
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/03/19/melatonin-benefits.aspx?e_cid=20130319_DNL_art_2&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art2&utm_campaign=20130319
~ Dr Mercola … Melatonin is only created at night in your pineal gland… Melatonin is highly beneficial, lack of can cause cancer in you!
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http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/melatonin/NS_patient-melatonin
~ Mayo Clinic …
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http://www.melatoninfaq.com/melatonin-overdose/
~ * Melatonin Faq …
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http://www.theantiagingdoctor.com/Survey.htm
~ * The Anti Aging Doctor … Hormone Deficiency Test
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http://altmedicine.about.com/od/melatonin/a/melatonin.htm
~ About.com Alternative Medicine… More useful info…
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http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/fact-sheet-melatonin
~ Dr Oz … Melatonin Fact Sheet
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Google:
melatonin
melatonin deficiency
melatonin dosage
melatonin overdose
melatonin side effects
melatonin for children
melatonin for dogs

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