Naturopathic Causes and Treatment of Cancer
See also Herbal Tinctures Carahealth Anticancer
The tumour, whether benign or malignant is not the disease but an indication of an underlying Pattern of Disharmony that can be addressed through adequate nutrition and appropriate lifestyle advice. From a naturopathic perspective the causes of cancer are multifactorial. Cancer is caused by imbalances on a spiritual, emotional, mental and physical plane.
From a physical naturopathic perspective, cancer is caused by;
- free radicals, toxins, aging &chronic inflammation causing damage to cells, leading to;
- Genetic mutation
- Cell death and hyperproliferation of the cell.
- Angionenesis, the formation of new blood vessels.
In the development of cancer there is a lack of cell differentiation due to immune weakness. Nutritional deficiencies may contribute to immune weakness, resulting in the immune system not being able to identify and destroy unhealthy cells. Many nutrients are involved in maintaining a healthy immune system.