Natural Cancer Care

Articles on Natural Cancer Care by Dr. Heather Paulson

What is the best way to take care of yourself while undergoing cancer treatment? Below, please find Dr. Paulson’s best tips on natural cancer care based on her expert experience as a naturopathic oncologist. Perhaps you or a loved one has just been diagnosed. Or maybe you are dealing with the after-effects of treatment. You want to learn more about fighting cancer naturally? This is the place. Here you can read about dealing with taste changes and hair loss, how to help a loved one, and the connections between clutter and cancer.

Reduce Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting with Ginger

I'm Dr. Heather Paulson and I'm here to talk to you about chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting. Why would I pick this beautiful garden to talk to you about nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy? Well, I have sitting around me ginger. Why Ginger for Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting? Ginger can be a great antiemetic, [...]

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Sometimes in life we wish things had a simple yes or no answer. Especially with a substance as addictive as sugar. To make things just a little more complicated, are we talking about sugar in general? Granulated sugar like you use as sweetener? Sugar from fruit? Sugar from honey? All of these sugars act differently [...]

Help! I’m Tingling: Natural Treatments for Neuropathy from Chemo

I have been asked by many cancer survivors, is there something natural I can take for neuropathy from chemo? The sensation of numbness and tingling is a common side effect that can be hard to shake once treatment ends. The good news is, there are some natural therapies that have been super helpful for my [...]

Hair Growth After Chemo: 5 Natural Things You Can Do

One of the most common bummers of chemotherapy is hair loss! And when it grows back, it can be a different texture, color, and look. That’s why I get so many questions about what can be done for hair growth after chemo. So here are some of my top tips: […]

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Honey and Cancer: The Shocking Truth!

What is the relationship between Honey and Cancer? Can I eat honey if I have cancer? Is honey bad for cancer? These are some of the questions I get most frequently in my office, at dinner parties, and just about everywhere I go. When I was interviewed for Sugar Free Summer (you can still view [...]

Book Report: Radical Remission

I love the book Radical Remisson. Why? Because in cancer care, sometimes it can be difficult to maintain hope. That’s why I love Radical Remissions by Kelly Turner, PhD. It is one of my all time favorite books! In this book Dr. Turner reviews the 9 Key Factors that she identified in her research to [...]

Call a Truce to The “War On Cancer”

I am so struck by the idea that there was a war declared against cancer in the 70’s. A war conjures up imagery of destruction, fighting, and competition. In it’s very definition a war is a state of hostility or conflict. So here we are, declaring a war on cancer. Marching in walks and parades [...]