My plan for strengthening the immune system until I decide about chemotherapy and more surgery

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My first appointment with the gynecological oncologist will be May 10 in Peoria, Illinois. Here is my plan for nutritional supplements to build up my immune system while I’m healing from the hysterectomy and deciding if I’ll proceed with chemotherapy and more surgery. Many of these I’ve been taking for years, but some are new.

1. Young Living Essential Oils — diffuse and apply liberally as aromatherapy

2. Young Living Ningxia Red (2oz, 3X per day) — to provide immune support

3.

Natural Factors – Dr. Murray’s Women’s Plus Multistart Formula, 180 Tablets

4.

Carlson Norwegian Cod Liver Oil, Lemon 500 ml

5.

Thorne Research – Vitamin D/K2 Liquid – Dietary Supplement with D3 and K2
Here’s research on why Vitamin D3 is important.

6.

Pure Synergy Pure Radiance C 100% Natural Wholefood Vitamin C Powder

7.

Natural Factors – Rx Omega-3 EPA 400mg, DHA 200mg, 120 Count

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Natural Factors – Hi Potency B Complex, 90 Capsules

9.

Douglas Laboratories – Cal/Mag 2001 (Calcium Two to One) – 180 Tablets

10.

Douglas Laboratories – Multi-Probiotic 40 Billion Powder 2.1 oz

or

Natural Factors – Acidophilus & Bifidus Double Strength, 10 Billion Active Cells, 180 Capsules

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Natural Factors – Milk Thistle 250mg with Tumeric, 90 Capsules

12. NOW Foods – Liquid Chlorophyll Natural Mint Flavor – 16 oz.

13.

Floradix Iron + Herbs Liquid Extract Formula 17floz (if anemia becomes a problem)

14.

The Iodine Crisis: What You Don’t Know About Iodine Can Wreck Your Life by Lynn Farrow — I want to read this

15. Kefir and Kombucha

16. Green tea — 3 cups per day

17. Bone broth — “…The marrow inside the bones contains nutrients that feed your bone marrow. And when your bone marrow is nourished, you create healthier immune cells and can better fight off colds and other viruses!”

18. Eating flaxseeds may be useful.

19.

NOW Ginger Root Extract 250 mg, 90 Veg Capsules
Here is an article about the usefulness of ginger root.

20. Medical cannabis oil — I would like to learn more about this

21. This is how I would like to eat, adding dairy, eggs, and meat. A high protein diet helps rebuild healthy cells. It’s a good diet and is not just for people who are sick.

22. Drink 8 cups of water per day.

23. I would like to eliminate sugar from my diet. That will be difficult.

24.

Douglas Laboratories – Magnesium Oxide 500 mg. 250 Capsules — for constipation

My next goal is to study chemo therapy and the other standard ovarian cancer treatments.