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Author Topic: Signs And Symptoms Of People Who Are Least Able To Show Remission  (Read 2245 times)

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I have been treating challenging stage-4 cancer patients using an immunometabolic approach for 32 years. In that period of time, I have seen these eight signs and symptoms often show up in people who are less able to achieve remission:

1.   Moderate-to-severe cachexia (weight loss, muscle loss, lack of appetite, fatigue, and decreased strength)
2.   Moderate-to-severe ascites (fluid in the abdomen) or pleural effusion (fluid between the lungs and chest wall)
3.   Uncontrollable pain and/or nausea
4.   Markedly elevated iron in the blood (ferritin >300)
5.   Markedly elevated inflammatory markers (hs-CRP >3, homocysteine >16, fibrinogen >500)
6.   Severe anemia (hemoglobin <8)
7.   Hypoalbuminemia (blood albumin level below the reference range)
8.   Low heart-rate variability

Having any of the above signs and symptoms does not preclude me from treating a patient, but it does make my job more difficult. Bottom line, if you have been diagnosed with cancer, please do not wait until you develop any of these signs and symptoms. Be sure to check out all your treatment options with your oncologist along with a local integrative/functional-medicine doctor. The best outcomes are usually obtained when you combine (integrate) the best of Western medicine with the best of alternative medicine.

Dr. Daniel Thomas, DO, MS
« Last Edit: May 05, 2020, 01:57:59 pm by iana5252 »
Located in Mount Dora, Florida, Dr. Thomas is one of the most educated, experienced, and innovative physicians in North America. Over the past 30 years, he has helped people throughout the United States and Canada to prevent and overcome disease, improve their health, slow aging, and increase their lifespan. As an active translational researcher, Dr. Thomas has spent over 35,000 hours poring over the latest scientific discoveries and translating max. discoveries into promising theories


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