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Baking soda, cancer, and fungus

by Lin516 on Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:07 pm

There are many links on this topic. Those links will take you to other links or you can use the information to find interesting U-tube videos.

I am personally and especially interested in the fungus aspect. I have begun baking soda in water with Agave every morning and evening. I take 1000mg. Vit. C w/Ester.

I am going to ask my PCP to let me try some Diflucan just to see if my labs change on my next 24hr. urine and bloodwork.

I am very hesitant to take chemicals to kill the cancer; but thankfully I do not have to make that decision at this time.

Diagnosis: Bence-Jones Myeloma 4/2013

Lin516
Name: Lin
Who do you know with myeloma?: Myself
When were you/they diagnosed?: 04/09/2013
Age at diagnosis: 57

Re: Baking soda, cancer, and fungus

by Ulrika on Fri Jul 19, 2013 5:26 pm

keep us posted interested to see how you go... my husband hesitant to try but want to try encourage gargling with it if not swallowing it.... I figure a small amount will be ingested and absorbed through the mouth. I read about maple syrup with baking soda as well. I guess the important thing is to not to have too much so being informed of correct way/amount is important - we talk with our specialist about everything we want to try he is great in listening to all my "crazy ideas" Of course he is very carefully professional in his replies but so considerate :) We don't want to interfere with the treatment.

Our specialist did say that curcumin would be fine to use as there is enough evidence to show it doesn't have negative effects on treatment (if anything it helps!) and he said there is also trials that show it has anti cancer properties.

Ulrika
Name: Ulrika
Who do you know with myeloma?: Husband
When were you/they diagnosed?: 3/2012
Age at diagnosis: 45

Re: Baking soda, cancer, and fungus

by Multibilly on Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:35 am

Let me start saying that I truly believe there is a place for alternative, natural medicines and supplements in the treatment of multiple myeloma. I also think that diet and exercise play a very important role. I am also actively pursuing all of these paths to try to hold my smoldering myeloma at bay.

However, I would be cautious about getting one's hopes up regarding the use of baking soda.

Some food for thought...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/sodium-bicarbonate

http://anaximperator.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/research-at-university-of-arizona/

Multibilly
Name: Multibilly
Who do you know with myeloma?: Me
When were you/they diagnosed?: Nov, 2012

Re: Baking soda, cancer, and fungus

by Nancy Shamanna on Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:41 am

Hi Lin516, It seems to me that baking soda wouldn't help much against a cancer. Are you seeing a myeloma specialist as well as your PCP, to determine what condition you have, be it MGUS, SMM of Myeloma? It is good that you found this site, since one can learn much useful information here, and post back and forth with others too. I read the link that Multipbilly posted and it is interesting...tHE NIH is a very reputable source of information!

Nancy Shamanna
Name: Nancy Shamanna
Who do you know with myeloma?: Self and others too
When were you/they diagnosed?: July 2009

Re: Baking soda, cancer, and fungus

by Kimbo on Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:25 am

Hi guys.

I'm Kim. My mom has just been diagnosed with multiple myeloma and is currently in the hospital as she now also has chronic kidney disease (due the the fact that she didn't know she was in kidney failure for months!!!). She lives in South Africa and I live in Sweden. I am now in South Africa with her and, as I don't know that much about cancer, I'm trying to obtain all the information I can.

I'm hoping this site (which has been recommended to me by a friend) will help me get a better idea of what we're dealing with here.

There are so many different 'cancer remedy' suggestions that people are very kindly telling me about, but as I do know, every cancer is individual to the person.

From what I've read, there are some people who have had quite a good result from the baking soda, but then conflicting reports too. It's quite confusing. Can anyone who has cancer confirm that it has worked for them? What about this hemp or cannabis oil that so many people are talking about?

I have to go to the hospital now but i'll check back soon.

Hope you all have a great day!
Kind Regards,
Kim

Kimbo

Re: Baking soda, cancer, and fungus

by Beacon Staff on Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:46 am

We're sorry to hear about your mother's situation, Kim.

If you follow this link, you'll be taken to most of the existing discussions in the forum that cover alternative / complementary / unconventional therapies for myeloma.

As you'll see, there are quite a range of discussions. Many of them are on the general topic of "alternative" therapy, while others are focused on specific potential therapies (e.g., cannabis oil).

You'll most likely find many perspectives and a lot of useful information in those discussions. However, if you need further feedback, feel free to post additional questions in the existing discussions, or you can start a new discussion about a topic that's not yet covered in the forum.

Best of luck to you and (especially) your mother.

Beacon Staff


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