Cancer is one of these ailments that scares many people
. For one it can strike without warning and cause devastating destruction. What is also scary is many people are really unsure on how its started. Sure there are many theories and things that someone can do to lessen the risk of getting this disease. Some good examples would be to drink filtered water, no microwaving anything in plastic, avoid sun burns and to get moderate exercise are all good reasons.
Exactly how cancer starts is unknown but the smartest people in science think it has to do with a cell being weak and damaged. healthy cells continuously divide themselves and dye off when the time is right. When cells dont die and grow out of control that that could be cancer. One of the biggest reasons that cancer is a life threatening problem is due to something called metastasis and this is when the disease spreads all over the body.
One of the herbs that can fight cancer is resveratrol. Resveratrol usually comes from grapes and also wine. Other sources could be blueberries and nuts as well. What makes resveratrol a good fighter for this ailment is that it can starve out the cancer cell so it kills itself. You might have heard about grape seed extract and the good news is that it can help as well due to the fact it has resveratrol. One fascinating fact about grape seed extract is that studies actually show it can help with hair growth.
Another interesting herb that can help with this disease is ginkgo biloba. Ginkgo biloba is well known for helping increase blood flow. Ginkgo biloba is used for a wide variety of purposes such as increasing memory, erectile dysfunction with men and also improve many organs as well. Scientist have tested ginkgo with mice and discovered that it can slow the growth of tumors by up to 80%. An important point that should be made is that ginkgo has not been tested in humans and scientists are still not sure how it fights cancer. Another interesting thing that ginkgo can do is help someone with chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is a treatment for cancer patients and it leaves many bad side effects.