Mexico is one of the most popular places in the world for alternative cancer treatments attracting a large number of cancer patients each year. Patients choose to come to Mexico because of a large number of alternative and inexpensive treatment options available, some of which are not allowed in the US or other parts of the world. Many alternative treatment clinics are operating in different parts of Mexico.
Cancun, a city in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, hosts several well-reputed alternative cancer treatment clinics. These clinics offer a well-rounded treatment that treats the whole person, considering the mental and social aspects, rather than just the symptoms of the disease. The various alternative therapies offered include non-toxic cancer therapies, immunomodulation, full-spectrum nutrition, detoxification, oxygenation, restoration of the microbiome and, emotional and spiritual healing.
Vitamin C intravenous therapy is gaining popularity as an alternative cancer treatment. High doses of vitamin C are injected intravenously to obtain therapeutic benefits. It was first used in the 1970s and has been investigated over the years for its effectiveness against cancer. Vitamin C, injected intravenously, acts as a pro-oxidant. When absorbed by the cancer cells, it produces hydrogen peroxide that causes oxidative damage and even cell death. Normal cells contain catalase, which is deficient in cancer cells, to break down hydrogen peroxide rendering it harmless.
Vitamin B-17 intravenous therapy is another type of metabolic therapy used as alternative medicine. Vitamin B-17 breaks down into glucose, benzaldehyde, and hydrogen cyanide. Rhodanese, an enzyme abundant in normal cells, breaks down these compounds into harmless by-products. However, in cancer cells, beta-glucosidase breaks down vitamin B-17 into a toxic metabolite that kills cancer cells.
Immunomodulation is used to alter the activity of the immune system to better combat the cancerous cells. The immune system is the natural defense mechanism of the body that protects it against all kinds of damaging substances. When functioning properly it prevents the development of cancer cells. Disease and toxic therapies weaken the immune system giving cancer cells a chance to spread. Different immunomodulation techniques used are Near Infrared Lamp Therapy, Immunoimagery, and Sunivera Immunotherapy.
Ozone therapy makes use of ozone gas, a highly active form of oxygen, to treat cancer cells. Dr. Otto Warburg, a Nobel Laureate, states that cancer is caused by the substitution of respiration of oxygen with the fermentation of sugar. Cancer cells breakdown sugar by glycolysis, a process that takes place in the absence of oxygen, producing lactic acid which creates an acidic environment in which normal cells cannot survive. Ozonated blood introduced intravenously creates an oxygen-rich environment that promotes the growth of healthy cells and inhibits cancer cells.
Detoxification helps to remove harmful toxins from the body. These toxins, such as heavy metals and dead cancerous cells, affect the body’s innate ability to repair itself and contribute to the development of cancer. Different therapies such as Near Infrared Sauna Therapy, Coffee Enema, and Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field (PEMF) are used to detoxify the body to boost recovery.
Many alternative cancer treatments are being offered in Cancun, Mexico. Each year thousands of patients come to get treatment either because traditional treatments have failed them, or they want to avoid the side effects associated with the conventional treatments. One should consider going for these treatments as they are yielding promising results.
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