Ladd McNamara, M.D discusses the future of medicine both as it relates to health, supplementation, and how health professionals are finding new ways to increase income in an ever evolving world!

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Should You Take Vitamins & Supplements During Chemo or Radiation Therapy?

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It is long been tradition, based upon what I call medical myth, for doctors to tell patients to stop taking nutritional supplements (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and omega 3 fatty acids) while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy. I understand why and how it became “medical tradition,” but the medical evidence points to the complete opposite viewpoint.  It appears that nutritional supplements DO NOT interfere with chemo or radiation therapy, but even better, antioxidant supplements may actually help kill cancer cells, as well as help reduce the damage to healthy cells by these toxic cancer treatments!

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