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Reduce your risk of skin cancer

A few weeks ago I attended a skin cancer conference on the Gold Coast. A presentation described how just 1 g nicotinamide can reduce the risk of recurrence of non-melanoma skin cancer by 23% compared to placebo in patients with severely sun-damaged skin.

For any of your out there, you may as well start taking nicotinamide if you have early signs of skin cancer including solar keratosis (actinic keratosis) or if you have had SCC (squamous cell carcinoma) in the past.

The product used was Nature’s Own 500 mg nicotinic acid. Pretty cheap at about $11 for 60 tablets from any health food store.

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Bioceuticals Direct Ordering

 Bioceuticals order

If you are a patient of the Hobart Naturopath, you can purchase your Bioceutical products directly from the Bioceuticals website.

Step1: Go to the Bioceuticals homepage
•    Simply click this link to the Bioceuticals homepage

Step 2: Setup an account
•    Your will now see the Bioceuticals homepage
•    Go to login in the upper right corner
•    You will need to set up an account as a “patient” and use the codeword southhobart

Step 3: Select your products.

 

Coriolus PSP

trametes versicolor turkey tailCoriolus PSP is a special extract of the spores from the fungus Turkey tail. It’s botanical name is Trametes Versicolor (also known as Coriolus versicolor, or Kawaratake in Japanes, or Yun-Zhi in Chinese). The medicinal plant part is the fruiting body.

The active compounds are known as polysaccharide peptide (PSP) and polysaccharide krestin (PSK).

PSP and PSK have been investigated as adjuvant medicines during chemotherapy and radiation. Studies have found that these immune enhancing polysaccharides enhance quality of life of cancer patients.

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