Supportive with Cancer
For any one diagnosed with cancer or knowing someone with cancer you will immediately know the fear and emotion surrounding this condition. These days most people choose to compliment their allopathic treatment with natural therapies and lifestyle changes.
"We have to look closely at how we define cancer treatment success. Our focus is on healing from cancer, which refers to an internal process of becoming whole and feeling harmonious with yourself and your environment. Healing pertains to all levels of being, bringing a person’s true character into focus and healthy expression. Success relies on internal awareness just as much as external factors. You cannot force success; you just need to make room for it. Those who transition from this life should not be judged unsuccessful. Perhaps cancer was meant to be a vehicle for them - a stepping-stone. It has been said that the true measure of a life is not reflected in the number of years lived, but in how one lived those years on this earth. This is particularly true for people with cancer. The measure of a life is calculated by how we spend our days and how we treat others. These are outcomes not dictated by chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or supplements. Cancer success comes in the form of realisation, personalisation, connection, contentment, and grace, which can’t be measured in a test tube, diagnostic lab, or doctor’s office. Regardless of the physical outcome, these measures of success are embedded in one’s heart and soul. Not even cancer can steal the true measure of a life well lived.” - The definitive guide to cancer by Lise Alschuler & Karolyn Gazella
Possum Hollow's Naturopath's primary goal is to support your quality of life. Our aim is to help you improve the healthy cells in your body to create an environment that is no longer supportive of cancer cells. We like to work to compliment your oncologist. With Naturopathy, it is possible to help you to minimise side effects of cancer treatments and aim to even enhance efficiency of your allopathic treatments. We are very careful not to interfere with the metabolic pathways of your chosen treatments.
We will help guide you in the best way we can by looking at your individual needs in the most holistic approach possible including:
- - Lifestyle changes
- - Exercise
- - Dietary advice
- - Nutrition
- - Emotional/mental and spiritual support
- - Laughter
- - Side effects
Every day is just so important and sometimes it can take cancer, for us to see the gems in our own lives. May you find these gems and may your journey be one of hope and love. Remember cancer is a word not a sentence.