Caroline Blazovsky/Healthy Home and Vanita Lott/Nurse Midwife

April 22nd, 2018

My first guest, Caroline Blazovsky, is a national healthy home expert with over 18 years of experience working with the public and physicians to create healthy living spaces and improve wellness. Her certifications and education include knowledge of mold, indoor air quality, chemicals in the home, green building, healthy homes and allergies. Caroline was featured in AARP in 2016 as a leading health and safety expert, is a regular guest on Sirius XM radio and works with leading physicians all over the country. She is a public educator in the media, radio, television and print. She is also President of MY HEALTHY HOME®, a green company that offers testing services, products and consultations for homes throughout the US.:

Caroline is a certified mold Remediator (CMR), certified indoor environmentalist (CIE), healthy home specialist (HHS) and has sustainable design certification (SDC) from Boston Architectural College and Philosophy/Political Science degrees from Muhlenberg College. She is currently a graduate candidate in Preventative Medicine & Public Health at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.  More information is available at: http://www.healthyhomeexpert.com/

 

My second guest, Vanita Lott, RN, BSN, CNM a Certified Nurse-Midwife  with high risk experiences. She has attended births  and “delivered” babies in medical centers, hospitals, an independent birth center and had a 10 year homebirth practice.

  • Called to be midwife at the age of 16 while reading about the U.S. Air Force’s CNMs.
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from William Patterson College in New Jersey in 1981. Cum Laude (with Honors).
  • Frontier School of Midwiferygraduated with GPA of 3.87 in 1997.
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives board certified.
  • Hospital experience including high-risk in N.J., N.Y., Washington, Arizona, Nevada, and California.
  • Professional & community lecturer, seminar leader and researcher.
  • Avid student of alternative holistic healing practices, including naturopathy, herbal medicine, sound and spiritual healing.
  • Certified yoga teacher and Reiki (hands-on-healing) practitioner.
  • Loves kayaking, hiking, ecstatic dance, yoga, meditation, being in nature, being with family & friends.  More information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanita-lott-a4a76761/

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Award Winning Author,Psychic/Medium Liberty Forrest Discusses Her Psychic/Spiritual Career.

April 8th, 2018

In childhood my guest for Saturday, Liberty Forrest,  discovered her abilities as a psychic and medium. These abilities continued to develop over the years, leading her to do readings professionally.

Now living in Western Canada, previously Liberty enjoyed an idyllic life in rural England, where for five years she appeared approximately monthly on BBC Radio doing psychic phone-ins for listeners.

Eventually, she took to the stage, where she connected audience members with loved ones in spirit.

Liberty is an award-winning author and Huffington Post contributor who has several books on inspirational self-help topics. She also writes paranormal thriller saga fiction   Her compelling book, The Power and Simplicity of Self-Healing, has been changing lives and helping people find hope and healing in several countries around the world.

In 2015 her book, Meditation Essentials: How to Quiet the Mind to Achieve More Personal and Professional Success, won the Beverly Hills International Book Award in the Well Being category.

Currently, she enjoys doing readings for clients, internet video calls, offering compassionate heart-centered guidance to help them get unstuck and moving forward. She also assists people in developing their own abilities as psychics and mediums, including offering one-on-one guidance to help them fully access their intuitive abilities. More information is available at: https://www.libertyforrest.com/about/  I suggest that you look at her bio at this link because there is much more to Liberty Forrest than what is written here.

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Childhood Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Adult Heart Problems

March 28th, 2018

A new study published in the European Heart Journal concluded that survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk of suffering prematurely from cardiovascular disease in adulthood.

In the study survivors of childhood cancer were followed into adulthood and compared with a non cancer sample from the general population,. The study population as adults were at higher risk of high blood pressure and dyslipidaemia (unusually high levels of cholesterol and other fats in the blood)  These conditions appeared 6 and 8 years earlier than in the general population controls. In addition, the childhood survivors had a nearly two fold increase risk of cardiovascular diseases such as congestive heart failure, and venous thromboembolism. Cardiovascular  disease was found in 4.5% of survivors and occurred in the majority before the age of 40 and nearly eight years earlier than the general population control.

Between October 2013 and February, 2016, a total of 951 adult long term survivors of childhood cancer underwent a clinical exam that included assessing factors that might put them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure, and dyslipidaemia. Their medical history such as whether or not they smoked and whether there were family members with a history of cardiovascular disease was examined. The survivors ages range from 23 to 48 at follow up and the general population control numbered 15,000. Researchers concluded “Our results show that these survivors of childhood cancer have a substantially elevated burden of prematurely occurring traditional cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease.” Many of the survivors were unaware of their cardiovascular risk prior to the study.

The most common cardiovascular risk factors identified were high blood pressure and dyslipidaemia that involved 23% and 28% respectively whereas diabetes was only found in 2%. These conditions also occurred earlier than in the general population control.  At least one cardiovascular disease was found in 4.5% of the survivors and tthe most common was that affected 2%. venous thromboembolism.  In addition, 1.2% had congestive heart failure, 0.5% had stroke or peripheral artery disease,, and 0.4% had atrial fibrillation.

Researchers said treatment of childhood cancer include chemotherapy and radiation can affect the heart causing temporary or permanent damage to heart cells and blood vessels. Further research is planned.

 

Dr William Bengston cures Cancer in Mice with Energy Healing.

March 25th, 2018

Dr William F. Bengston is a professor of statistics and research methods, and the President of the Society for Scientific Exploration, an international group of scientists and researchers who study anomalies.  Dr. Bengston has been researching anomalous healing for over thirty five years, and has numerous publications in scientific journals.  He has also lectured widely in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

His memoir, The Energy Cure, is published by Sounds True.  Bill’s research has produced the first successful full cures of transplanted mammary cancer and methylcholanthrene induced sarcomas in mice by energy healing techniques that he helped to develop.  He has also investigated assorted correlates to healing such as EEG and fMRI entrainment, and geomagnetic micropulsation anomalies in healing space.  His current research focuses on the attempt to record and store healing in both biological and physical systems, and to be able to reproduce the healing effect without the healer.

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Radio Interview on Chicago Media 3

March 15th, 2018

Yesterday I was interviewed on Chicago Medic 3 by William Maxwell (8 minutes) about my cancer journey and most recent book Reducing Your Cancer Risk. Enjoy the interview below.

http://www.chicago3media.com/carl-o-helvie-author-reducing-your-cancer-risk-holistic-approach

Dr Terry Wahl Overcome Debilitating Effects of Multiple Sclerosis

March 11th, 2018

 

 Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine, The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles (paperback), and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions            

You can learn more about her work from her website, www.terrywahls.com. She conducts clinical trials that test the effect of nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. She also teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of the Paleo diet and therapeutic lifestyle changes that restore health and vitality to our citizens. She hosts a Wahls Protocol Seminar every August where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook (Terry Wahls MD) and on Twitter at @TerryWahls.    Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team MSDietStudy@healthcare.uiowa.edu.

Clinical trials in which her team is participating

The links to our Nations MS Society funded research

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/About-the-Society/News/National-MS-Society-and-University-of-Iowa-Launch

Two studies in Bastyr University that are asking patients with MS or Parkinson’s disease about whether they are following the Wahls diet.

These studies are based upon surveys that are completed every 6 months and do not require visits to the study site. Multiple sclerosis

http://bastyr.edu/research/studies/complementary-alternative-medicine-care-multiple-sclerosis-cam-care-ms

Parkinson’s study
http://bastyr.edu/research/studies/complementary-alternative-medicine-care-parkinsons-disease-cam-care-pd

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Blog Post Review of Reducing Your Cancer Risk: A holistic approach.

March 10th, 2018

A new review by Fern Cohen of Reducing Your Cancer Risk: A holistic approach by Carl O Helvie for the Holistic Cancer foundation  can be found in the link below. Enjoy it. https://inspo-media.org/2018/03/10/reducing-your-cancer-risk-a-holistic-approach-by-carl-o-helvie-r-n-dr-p-h/

Some skin bacteria may protect against cancer.

March 7th, 2018

A new study published in Science Advances concluded that there is a potential role for some bacteria on the skin—protecting against cancer. S epidermidis. a common bacteria on healthy skin, exerts a selective ability to inhibit the growth of some cancers, They said “This unique strain of skin bacteria produces a chemical that kills several types of cancer cells but does not appear to be toxic to normal cells.” The researchers found that S epidermidis strain produces the chemical compound SN-hydroxyaminoporine (6-HAP) s  epidermidis on their skin. The mice that did not make 6-HAP had many skin tumors after being exposed to cancer-causing ultraviolet rays but mice with S epidermidis strain producing 6-HAP did not. 6-HAP is a molecule that impairs the creation of DNA , known as DNA synthesis, and prevents the spread of transformed cancer cells as well as the potential to suppress the development of ultraviolet induces skin cancers.

Mice receiving intravenous injections of 6-HAP every 48 hours over a two week period experienced no apparent side effects, but when transplanted with melanoma cells, their tumor size was suppressed by more than 50 percent compared to the control group., They said “There is increasing evidence that the skin microbiome is an important element of human health. In fact, we previously reported that some bacteria on our skin produce antimicrobial peptides that defend against pathogenic bacteria such as Staph aureus.”However, they said further study is needed to determine how 6-HAP is produced, if it can be used for prevention of cancer, or if loss of 8-FAP increases cancer risk.

Colorectal Cancer Risk Increased with Nitrates in the Water.

March 2nd, 2018

A new study carried out in Denmark and published in the International Journal of Cancer  concluded that there is an increase risk of colorectal cancer in connection with nitrates in drinking water. The dangerous rates are also at concentrations far below the current drinking water standards and are mainly seen in private water supplies. It is often from fertilizer used in agricultural production.

Researchers calculated how much nitrates the subjects were exposed to where they lived and compared this to information about cancer diagnosis. A total of 2.7 million people were followed between 1978 and 2011. Nitrate was measured in more than 200,000 drinking water samples, making the study the largest and most detail in the area.

Yearly about 5,000 Danes contract colorectal cancer. In this study people who were exposed to the highest concentrations of nitrates in drinking water (about 9.3 mg per liter of water) had a 15% greater risk of getting colorectal cancer when compared to those who had the least exposure(less than 1.3 mg per liter of water). The current standard for nitrates in Denmark is 50 mg per liter of water but in the study the colorectal cancer rates were already seen in those drinking 4 mg per liter of water. The standard set complies with that set by the WHO. Changes in these standards should be made.

Evolving Magazine Article on Reducing Your Cancer Risk

March 1st, 2018

A new article in the March issue of Evolving Magazine on Reducing Your Cancer Risk: A holistic approach is below. Enjoy it. http://www.evolvingmagazine.com/possibly-the-worlds-longest-lung-cancer