Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.
INFORMATION FROM THE CANCER CONTROL SOCIETY CONVENTION OF 2017- (SONO-PHOTO DYNAMIC THERAPY)
Most of us, if not all of us, has their own painful or unpleasant experiences in life. Many of us choose to hang on to these things. What we don’t know is that hanging on to those things or experiences is a process that can destroy your life in ways you’re not even aware of, so just let go of them and move on. It’s really hard to let go of someone you love or something you value but sometimes, you have to in order for you to move on with your life.
In difficult times, an attitude to move on from the past, looking towards the future, can often come to your rescue and ease the pain.
Moving on is one of the hardest things in life, however, once you do, it’ll be your best decision and you’ll feel peaceful again. First, you might need to accept what has happened, then letting go of the sad past and looking forward to a brighter future.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. Denis Waitley
For the past month, I have been challenged with moving on and changing the blog with adding hashtags to make it easier to the viewers to move around with associated posts.
If you don’t, then you’ve come to the right place. I have spread my wings and added articles relating to wellness and health. I bet you didn’t know that in 1994, when blogs began, a blog was more of a personal diary that people shared online. In this online journal, you could talk about your daily life or share about things that you were doing. Then, people saw an opportunity to communicate information in a new way online.
Thus, began the beautiful world of blogging.
This blog through Dan and my experiences, has turned into more then just a daily diary of our experience with having cancer treatments in Mexico; and living in Mexico to LIVING HEALTHY WITH WELLNESS AND NUTRITION.
Dan and I are excited on spreading our knowledge and the professionals and people that we have met through out the time we were in Mexico and other topics regarding to HEALTH AND WELLNESS. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.
I have started another mini video series on moving on. I welcome you to join me on my YOUTUBE page and like the motivational, inspirational.
MOVING ON 🏃🚶♀️
Hello Sunday, starting a new mini video series🏃 MOVING ON. IF you can't fly, then run If you can't run, then walk. If you can't walk, then _______________. fill in the blanks🚶♀️ Have a peaceful day. #inspiration#motivation#movingon
Continuing on INFORMATION FROM THE CANCER CONTROL SOCIETY CONVENTION OF 2017. Today I will be blogging on SONO-PHOTO DYNAMIC THERAPY. Sono-Photo Dynamic Therapy is a safe, effective, and proven therapy for treating cancer using sound and light. It is a combination of two individual therapies: Photo Dynamic Therapy and Sono Dynamic Therapy.
The foundations of these healing methods can be found in ancient history, dating back as far as 3,000 BC. It was just about a hundred years ago that Photo Dynamic Therapy started evolving as a science-based method of treating a variety of diseases, including cancer.
Photo Dynamic Therapy and Sono Dynamic Therapy work by leveraging the transfer of energy from light and sound sources that transform photo and sono-sensitive compounds, known as “sensitizers.” Energy from these sensitizers is released in the form of reactive oxygen species that destroy the affected cells.
The ability of specific sensitizer compounds to accumulate in transformed cancer cells is a convenient method to selectively destroy those cells by systematically treating them with appropriate light and sound sources, without affecting healthy cells.
In ancient Greek, Egyptian, and Indian civilizations, sunshine was considered a curative approach for many diseases. For instance, ancient healers knew how to combine a variety of healthful herbs such as parsnip, parsley, and Saint John’s Wort for the treatment of lesions while simultaneously exposing them to the sun. In the second century BC, Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, called this type of treatment “heliotherapy” – later to be known as “phototherapy.”
In the late 19th and 20th centuries, healers revisited the concept of phototherapy. It became clear that sunshine works in concert with endogenous substances; those found naturally in the body that absorb its energy to cause specific, beneficial biochemical reactions.
The Swiss natural healer, Arnold Rikli, who is regarded as the father of modern-day phototherapy, said, “Water is good, air is better, and light is best of all.” This statement became the guiding principle of phototherapy. Phototherapy started finding applications for the treatment of diseases such as lupus, tuberculosis, and rickets – and it was also found to be useful in the treatment of infections.
At about the same time, the use of externally administered substances that could react with light started gaining in popularity. Most of these substances were highly colored and often used as dyes or stains. The reason why will become apparent shortly.
In 1897, Oscar Raab from the Pharmacological Institute of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich discovered that an acridine dye was toxic to paramecia; a primitive, unicellular organism only when exposed to sunlight. He hypothesized that the acridine structure could harvest light energy and convert it into a form of chemical energy that destroyed the microorganism.
Over the next few years these researchers began to use a variety of dyes in disease conditions such as tumors, lupus (skin), and condylomata while exposing the diseased areas to prolonged sunlight or arc-lamp light. Condylomata is a skin condition characterized by wart-like lesions on the genitals, typically a symptom of syphilis.
Using this method on facial cell basal carcinoma, the researchers observed total tumor resolution and a 12-month relapse-free period in two-thirds of their patients. They also discovered that “reactive oxygen species” were somehow involved in the process of cellular breakdown.
In the early years of development of Photodynamic Therapy, the potential of this approach was undeniable. That is why it’s so surprising that it’s only now that the conventional therapy establishment is taking note of its true potential. Here are some of the crucial advantages of Photo Dynamic Therapy as an anti-cancer therapy:
The use of safe light (within the visible and near infrared wavelengths) and photosensitizers that do not confer acute or long-term toxicity – meaning that it can be repeated over and over again without causing harm, offering a rare option for the long-term, side effect free treatment of cancer.
The treatment can be adjusted based on the need. For example, localized tumors can be treated with a light source applied locally, while whole body light therapy can treat the entire body systemically.
Photosensitizers are selective. In other words, they absorb and stay absorbed in cancer cells, while they are removed from normal, healthy cells. As a result, activation of photosensitizers results only in the damage of cancer cells, leaving healthy cells intact.
Scientific literature and our clinical experience have shown that Photo Dynamic Therapy and Sono Dynamic Therapy elicits an antitumor immune response as a result of phototoxic damage to cancer cells. In addition to that, an anti-angiogenic effect has been described which disrupts blood supply to tumors, depriving cancer cells of vital nutrients.
Sono Dynamic Therapy uses ultrasound waves at frequencies higher than 20 kHz; above the range of human hearing. Sound waves get affected by objects and therefore scatter, reflect, and absorb – in fact these actions, collectively known as acoustic cavitation’s, can be observed to create three-dimensional images of different parts of the body.
By adjusting the frequency and intensity of the ultrasound waves, a variety of thermal and non-thermal effects can be observed. In fact, some treatments use highly focused, high-intensity ultrasound waves by themselves to cause tissue damage trained on cancer cell populations.
The energy effects from exposure to ultrasound can also activate porphyrins and stimulate them to produce reactive oxygen species. The ultrasound intensity required for this process is relatively low, and it appears as though the activation of the sensitizer here happens through a similar energy transference process as it does for Photo Dynamic Therapy.
Why is hypervascularity important? Tumors need a blood flow supply to ensure the growing demands for their nutrition. Can hypervascularity be used as a measuring tool for changes in tumor viability? A literature survey shows that this may indeed be the case.
Many growing tumors are characterized by higher blood flow. In a study of 16 breast cancer patients with liver metastases followed by MRI-measured blood flow, the hypervascularity of liver metastases was shown to independently predict disease progression.
In an evaluation of papillary thyroid carcinomas, intrinsic hypervascularity was a common feature in 69 percent of the cases, while hypo vascularity (reduced blood flow) was a relatively uncommon phenomenon.
In fact, stopping blood flow in selected hyper vascular blood vessels is a surgical approach that was successfully used for the treatment of metastatic thyroid cancer.
In clinical observations over the years, a moderate to drastic reduction in tumor hypervascularity usually accompanies treatment with Sono-Photo Dynamic Therapy within the first three weeks of treatment, especially when combined with hyperthermia. This effect is maintained for most patients who continue their therapy at home.
Dan and I find this very fascinating for we have experience with low levels of light.
Guided Meditation for Positive Energy, Focused & Productive Day ★ Listen each Morning
This would be great for tomorrow morning to start of the new week
Set yourself up for a great day of achievement with calm and positive feelings. Take 10 minutes to listen each morning and then enjoy your increased energy, positivity, motivation and clarity. These are the habits of highly successful people.
It's your right to feel happy and optimistic each and every day. All it takes is 10 minutes of focused attention to set yourself up for a successful day. Feel like you can do everything that you need to, everything that you want to and can handle everything with ease. Imagine floating through your day with a total sense of calm control no matter what happens. Start listening and discover the power.
Until tomorrow, stop worrying about what you have to lose and start focusing on what you _______? Fill in the blank