A metabolic approach to cancer (my journey)

  • Where my research journey began..

    Where my research journey began..

    On the 29th of September 2020 I sent my mother an article and video to watch that seemed to point to cancer being a sign of metabolic dysfunction. This as opposed to it being caused by some sudden and unexpected genetic mutation(s) as has been the conventional view of cancer as far back as I…

  • Fasting

    Fasting

    The next building block I added to my protocol alongside immunotherapy/chemotherapy was fasting. My initial research took me to Naomi Whittle who has been researching all things wellness for decades, initially for her own auto-immune condition. Later I discovered the ground breaking work of Dr Valter Longo with the fasting mimicking diet and bought his…

  • Books

    An overview of some of the books I read during my treatment that I recommend. The first being: Jon Kabat-zinn, Terry Wahls inspiring work, Valter Longo (fasting & cancer treatment), Gabor Mate, Bessel van der Kolk (PTSD/trauma), Ben A. Williams, Dr William Li (cancer researcher) and Travis Christofferson, Dr Jason Fung’s: the cancer code, amongst…

  • Being present

    Being present

    It turns out that one of the most important changes I made to my life, was the one thing I’d never thought I’d ever be able to do. Meditation. For me meditation meant sitting still – a thing I’ve dreaded for most of my life – and sitting still was hard. It meant listening to…

  • Exercise as medicine

    Exercise as medicine

    During my research as I embarked on my first rounds of immunotherapy and chemotherapy. I wanted to understand how to enhance the ‘kill’ effect or effect the mechanisms of apoptosis (‘kill’ effect) of the cancer cells. I came across the work of Professor Rob Newton and colleges extensive research into targeted physiotherapy &/or strength training…

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