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Topic: What supplements (or other strategies) do you take?

Forum: Complementary and Holistic Medicine and Treatment — Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2020 12:04PM

berries wrote:

As multiple studies show the benefit of certain supplements, minerals and vitamins, I am wondering what, if any, supplements you take?

I am looking for a oncology dietitian or an integrative oncologist to supplement western medicine (which I highly believe to be necessary), but I've spent hundreds of hours of time researching what I can do to help myself heal with food, supplements and vitamins.

A bit about me:

  • I am 35, diagnosed at 34 - Stage 1B according to new guidelines, IIIA according to old guidelines - don't think it really makes a difference in my treatment
  • I am currently on monthly Lupron since October 2019, went through dose-dense ACT, 2 surgeries and radiation. I will be starting Arimidex in 4 weeks.
  • For added benefit/insurance, I have requested to start Xeloda and my MO agreed! I start this week and add HT in about 4 weeks so we can isolate any SE

Strategies I am doing and supplements I am taking as I am in a high-risk category:

  • Intermittent fasting (16 to 18 hours daily)
  • Keeping a healthy BMI of 22-23
  • Plant-based, whole foods diet - I will treat myself when/if I feel like it, but mostly stick to whole, plant-based foods
  • Exercise 45+ minutes daily, sometimes over an hour - running about 20-25 miles per week
  • I see a psychologist 2x monthly to help manage anxiety/PTSD
  • I take: curcumin, Vitamin D3, 5mg melatonin at night, but looking/researching other supplements to add into my diet

Would love to hear what you are doing to beat this!

xx

Dx 8/6/2019, DCIS/IDC, Left, 5cm, Stage IB, Grade 1, 4/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/18/2019 Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (right) Chemotherapy 10/24/2019 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 2/17/2020 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant Radiation Therapy 3/30/2020 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Chemotherapy 4/29/2020 Xeloda (capecitabine) Hormonal Therapy 5/7/2020 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Apr 30, 2020 08:55AM Sunshine99 wrote:

Hi Berries, I had been taking a daily multi, calcium with magnesium, fish oil, a B-complex and a D3. Since diagnosed with Stage IV with mets to spine, hip and femur my oncologist has stopped everything except the D3 and has added Arimidex. I'll begin Ibrance once I've finished radiation. My blood calcium levels were rising due to the cancer in my bones so that's why I stopped the calcium and the multi.

Before all this went crazy with COVID 19 and mBC, I was taking all of the above, doing intermittent fasting and having a version of bullet-proof coffee each morning. Into a cup of half-caf I put a scoop of MCT powder, a scoop of collagen powder and a scant tablespoon of ghee. It blended up in my NutriBullet into the most creamy, foamy cup of joy! Since my local Starbucks closed and I stopped walking there every morning, I've started making coffee at home with my Nespresso machine. I've just been adding foamed milk to my coffee and am actually enjoying it. I think Starbucks may have lost a customer. ;)

My diet is mostly plant based with occasional fish (salmon or tuna). My BMI has been steady at around 21. I have to work to keep it there. I haven't been walking quite as much, but the walking does seem to help my back pain. Lower body exercises are not recommended right now, which is sad because I do miss those. I get in maybe 4-6 flights of stairs a day, going from our front porch to the sidewalk, and am allowed to do upper body exercises. I feel like an "old lady" and I'm only 61! (Who wrote that?!?) I'm determined not to let this disease eat my life as well as my bones.


Cancer has progressed to my bones. I pray that it never enters my soul. Dx 11/2/2007, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 3/26/2020, ILC/IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, ER+/PR-, HER2- (FISH) Hormonal Therapy 4/22/2020 Arimidex (anastrozole) Radiation Therapy 5/5/2020 External: Bone Radiation Therapy 5/12/2020 External: Bone Targeted Therapy 6/10/2020 Ibrance (palbociclib)
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Apr 30, 2020 09:50AM MountainMia wrote:

I try to eat a balanced diet focusing on less-processed foods. I do eat some meat but more fruits and veg. I keep my healthy weight stable. My whole adult life, not including pregnancy, it's almost always been within a 10 pound range. I don't drink much alcohol or much caffeine.

As to supplements, I take fish oil, D3, multivitamin, claritin, and baby aspirin. This is a good balance of help without fixation on using a large number of pills at multiple times a day.

The rain comes and the rain goes, but the mountain remains. I am the mountain.
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Oct 6, 2020 10:02PM Totallytubular wrote:

most things I read say that food is the best medicine and a multi. I've tried some adaptogens powders from ancient herbs. check sun potion.

im not sure if they work and had to run them by an integrated oncologist. all these things you are doing is great. it's especially good to be ably to check in with a psychologist as it's an emotional challenge to cope with the diagnosis and impt to check in. I need to follow some of your leads. vitamin d supposed to be good, but they overestimated how impt it was.

best of luck and make sure to Give yourself a break because you've been through a lot!

Dx 11/15/2014, IDC: Tubular, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/10/2014 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 1/31/2015 Whole-breast: Breast Dx 10/30/2015, IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 11/18/2015 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 1/13/2016 Whole-breast: Breast Chemotherapy 4/3/2016 CMF Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Oct 8, 2020 03:00PM - edited Oct 8, 2020 03:01PM by PAKNC

I had my first appointment with a nutritionist who is part of the "integrative medicine" department at a respected academic healthcare system. She mentioned that she has other cancer patients so if you can't find an oncology nutritionist, potentially a general nutritionist with cancer patients may work. I sought her out due to odd symptoms I've had - tongue sores and a mouth ulcer that won't go away. She immediately diagnosed me as anemic (true, blood work showed this back in late May), and said I probably have a vitamin B deficiency and low vitamin D, because I've been low in the past. My anemia probably got worse due to poor diet when I had some severe mouth nerve pain from dental work and could not eat much.

She has me on a high dose vitamin B supplement (through Fullscripts), chellated iron and a probiotic - because I said I was interested in reducing inflammation in my body. The goal is to get my gut balanced first, and figure out my food sensitivities so that I can absorb vitamins and minerals efficiently. I swear that the burning tongue improved dramatically in two days on the supplements. Also, the fissures in my tongue are closing - she was kind of horrified when she looked at my mouth, yet I had gone to a PCP repeatedly who kept sending me back to the dentist, who thought I just had dry mouth and there was nothing wrong.

I'm 20 years older so I think that my diet has caught up to me more at my age - I don't eat much meat but don't pay attention to vitamins and minerals and the vitamin B deficiency probably crept up on me in the past few years. She noted that low Vitamin D has been linked to some cancers. I have a follow up with a different PCP at this academic health center to get labs done to see how my levels are looking later this month.

Diagnosed at 56. Second DCIS found at new treatment center during prep for treatment for original DCIS. Atypical hyperplasia also found on right breast. In clinical trial, on endocrine therapy, to see if surgery can be delayed. Dx 3/23/2020, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 2, ER+/PR+ Dx 5/29/2020, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 2, ER+/PR+ Hormonal Therapy 7/1/2020 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Oct 11, 2020 09:52PM Mariadelpilar wrote:

hi MountainMia,

I am interested to know how the Claratin works in preventing recurrence? Is that why you take it? Any research you could share?

Thank you so much.

Dx 11/7/2019, DCIS/IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- (FISH) Chemotherapy 12/26/2019 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Oct 11, 2020 10:25PM santabarbarian wrote:

For an Integrative Oncologist: I was very very happy with Dr Keith Block. He also has a book as well "Life Over Cancer." You can be treated by him if you go there (near Chicago) and he does MANY innovative practices incl nutritional IVs. I chose to be treated in my home area but had a comprehensive consult and was able to duplicate a lot of his program and recommendations. Most of the things I did are in the "Members Stories" thread (p 6) in the TNBC forum... supplements aplenty, high dose C injections, hyperbaric O2, heat, exercise, fasting mimicking, keto. Cold pitch black room for sleep.

I am sticking to this for 3-5 years but I have loosened up a bit on diet and take supplements off/on. I feel wonderful.


pCR after neoadjuvant chemo w/ integrative practices; Proton rads. Dx 7/13/2018, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, ER-/PR-, HER2- (FISH) Chemotherapy 8/13/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 12/27/2018 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/11/2019 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes
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Oct 12, 2020 11:09AM LillyIsHere wrote:

Next Tuesday I have a zoom appointment with an Integrative Consult in a major cancer center. I will ask her about supplements I take: calcium, vitamin D, fish oil, glucosamine, vitamin B complex and baby aspirin. OMG so many supplements!

Do you have any questions I can ask her?

Dx 7/31/2019, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IIA, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 9/19/2019 Lymph node removal: Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic ovary removal; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 11/30/2019 Femara (letrozole)
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Oct 12, 2020 01:12PM MinusTwo wrote:

Maria - I don't see that Mountain Mia recommended Claritin to prevent recurrence.

I've been on these boards a fairly long time. Other than the traditional sinus issues, I've only seen Clairtin recommended for the bone pain from Neulasta shots that may be given after each chemo. To my knowledge, no one really knows why that works but it sure worked for me. Start with one the day before chemo & continue for 5-7 days after.

2/15/11 BMX-DCIS 2SNB clear-TEs; 9/15/11-410gummies; 3/20/13 recurrance-5.5cm,mets to lymphs, Stage IIIB IDC ER/PRneg,HER2+; TCH/Perjeta/Neulasta x6; ALND 9/24/13 1/18 nodes 4.5cm; AC chemo 10/30/13 x3; herceptin again; Rads Feb2014
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Oct 12, 2020 01:18PM MountainMia wrote:

Mariadelpillar, I'm not an expert on claritin (loratadine,) and I am not recommending it for anyone. I use it anyway, because I have persistent allergies. But my layperson understanding is it may have a beneficial effect for cancer patients, perhaps because it serves as an anti-inflammatory.

Here is a link for the abstract of a piece of research that is looking at a short window pre- and post-diagnosis.

https://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/80/4_Su...

This is the same lead researcher, I think, looking at malignant melanoma (a skin cancer)

https://ecancer.org/en/news/17766-antihistamines-m...

This is (I think) a different study using the same reference population

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/341697994...




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Oct 12, 2020 01:22PM MinusTwo wrote:

Mountain Mia - Thanks for the links. I'll be interested to read the studies. Anti-inflammatories are always good.

2/15/11 BMX-DCIS 2SNB clear-TEs; 9/15/11-410gummies; 3/20/13 recurrance-5.5cm,mets to lymphs, Stage IIIB IDC ER/PRneg,HER2+; TCH/Perjeta/Neulasta x6; ALND 9/24/13 1/18 nodes 4.5cm; AC chemo 10/30/13 x3; herceptin again; Rads Feb2014
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Oct 12, 2020 05:22PM - edited Oct 12, 2020 05:22PM by kksmom3

I take Vit D and Calcium, Boron, B12, A B Vit mix, Curcumin, a multi also, Vit C and cranberry to ward off UTI's. I have the beginnings of glaucoma, so I'm taking Omega 3,7 and 9, it's a gummy. Have no idea if anything is helping really, but these were prescribed to me by a naturopath dr. I sometimes take EGCG, baby aspirin, advil if I hurt, and various other things more on a whim, more than anything else.I definitely eat fruit and veggies a lot more, everyday, try to get a good 45 mt walk in 3-4 times a week. I need to do better with that. I try not to have too much dairy either. I take gabapentin 2x a day for nerve pain from the lump/rads and metoprolol for high blood pressure. I know this is a lot. I am starting to hate all these pills. I just went back to work, I gained 10 lbs all of a sudden, I wasn't active enough during Covid. Ugh, trying to get it off! I don't think letrozole helps!

Dx 8/8/2018, DCIS/IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 10/1/2018 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 10/29/2018 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes
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Oct 12, 2020 09:53PM Mariadelpilar wrote:

dear minus two,

You are right. She did not say Claritin was for recurrence. I misread that. It did work for me for bone pain after chemo also!


Dx 11/7/2019, DCIS/IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- (FISH) Chemotherapy 12/26/2019 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Oct 13, 2020 03:46AM cm2020 wrote:

I take the following: baby aspirin, zyrtec (for allergies and hives), vit D, vit B12, calcium, viviscal (hair vitamins), collagen. Prescriptions I take are: letrozole and plaquenil. I think that is all I take! I could be forgetting something.

Dx 3/20/2020, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Dx 4/2/2020, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/5/2020 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Hormonal Therapy 4/25/2020 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 6/10/2020 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes
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Nov 3, 2020 04:25AM dtad wrote:

Has anyone heard that collagen supplements are not good for hormone positive breast cancer?

Dx 3/20/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 4/10/2015, ILC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/21/2015 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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Nov 3, 2020 02:03PM cm2020 wrote:

dtad...Did you read this somewhere or did you MO mention it? I have never heard that and I take collagen supplements daily. Now I guess I should do some research.

Dx 3/20/2020, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Dx 4/2/2020, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/5/2020 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Hormonal Therapy 4/25/2020 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 6/10/2020 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes
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Nov 4, 2020 05:25AM flashlight wrote:

Hi dtad, I told my MO that I was putting collagen in my bkfast smoothie and she said that was fine. I take it for bone pain and stiff joints. I read that estrogen helps supply your body with natural collagen. Maybe those who are premenopausal can't take? I can't find any information where it says it increases your estrogen. Very confusing.

Dx 11/15/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Dx DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Surgery Lumpectomy: Left
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Nov 8, 2020 03:56AM - edited Nov 8, 2020 06:25AM by alain23

Hi,

I read it is important to ask your oncologist if it is safe to take supplements and if yes, which ones are safe (that they have no interactions that reduce the effectiveness of the treatment). And make sure she/he looks for the answer.

I think it is also helpful to work with a professional dietitian specialised in oncology. Ask your oncologist to advise you one.


It is a good way to have a good alimentation adapted to your situation without problems.


Furthermore I read a study that talks about the interactions of certain supplements.

Here is the link to the study :

https://www.cancer.org/latest-news/study-finds-ant...

Best whises (sorry for my english it is not my native language)

Al

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Nov 10, 2020 10:05AM BlueGirlRedState wrote:

flashlight - estrogen is not an option for those with ER+ BC . It seems like the thinking is any estrogen is bad. Even at menopause the body needs it, even if in very small amounts. I take an AI to block estrogen,resulting in hair loss/thinning. I think it also contributes to bone loss and stiff joints. If you learn about supplements etc that help with the SE of AIs, without interfering, please post. I do take "New Chapter Bone strength" for the bones, and turmeric and glucosamine for the joints. I think biotin helps with nails, but does not help with hair.

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Nov 10, 2020 01:23PM - edited Nov 10, 2020 01:25PM by MinusTwo

Biotin did indeed help with my hair - "hair, skin & nails". I had stopped two years ago and my podiatrist told me to get back on it due to continuing problems with big toe nails that detached during chemo. I definitely noticed a difference in my hair before/after and now before/after a second time.

I have Prolia shots every 6 months for my bone strength. And take Citracal with Vit D.

You don't want me to list all the other things I take. I take no prescription drugs except the Prolia, but it seems each doc wants me to add something else.

2/15/11 BMX-DCIS 2SNB clear-TEs; 9/15/11-410gummies; 3/20/13 recurrance-5.5cm,mets to lymphs, Stage IIIB IDC ER/PRneg,HER2+; TCH/Perjeta/Neulasta x6; ALND 9/24/13 1/18 nodes 4.5cm; AC chemo 10/30/13 x3; herceptin again; Rads Feb2014
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Nov 11, 2020 06:00AM - edited Nov 11, 2020 06:37AM by flashlight

Hi BlueGirlRedState, These are some of the supplements I take total omega-3, CoQ10, triple action joint health, and B-complex for energy. I also take biotin and it is working for me as well. Someone else had posted a question about the safety of collagen and I continue to add 1-5 to my smoothie. I will check out New Chapter Bone strength. I also started the keto diet and 12 hour fasting. My truncal lymphedema has greatly improved. My pedal edema from the tamoxifen has lessened.

Dx 11/15/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Dx DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Surgery Lumpectomy: Left
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Nov 12, 2020 01:26PM LillyIsHere wrote:

This month I am taking a supplement vacation. I was overdoing with turmeric+fish oil that thinned the blood and I was getting bruises for no reason. I am a fan of New Chapter supplements and they are very effective. I think I was taking 3 tablets as per direction and it was too much for me, it pushed me to hypercalcemia. I have stopped them all. An Oncology nurse told me to take no more than 1000IU of vitamin D3 and up to 800mg of calcium. I am planning to get back to supplements next month and I will be using half the dose.

Dx 7/31/2019, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IIA, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 9/19/2019 Lymph node removal: Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic ovary removal; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 11/30/2019 Femara (letrozole)
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Nov 24, 2020 04:58AM PAKNC wrote:

Does anyone know if Moringa tea interferes with Tamoxifen? I've been working with a integrative medicine nutritionist, and based on an analysis of my micronutrients, she recommended that I start drinking Moringa tea once a day because I'm deficient in Vitamin A plus some protein metabolism leading to some malnutrition. I read about the herb and it looks like it has some great health benefits, I just don't want to interfere with the Tamoxifen efficacy. I'm thinking of potentially having a cup of tea 3x/week. I've found some mixed articles so far - some say that it may help reduce the carcinogenic effects of Tamoxifen whereas another article mentioned a woman taking high doses of Moringa who may have experienced estrogenic effects that negated the Tamoxifen working. I'm not sure what qualifies as a "high dose." I have my six-month check in mid-December so will ask my provider then as well.

Diagnosed at 56. Second DCIS found at new treatment center during prep for treatment for original DCIS. Atypical hyperplasia also found on right breast. In clinical trial, on endocrine therapy, to see if surgery can be delayed. Dx 3/23/2020, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 2, ER+/PR+ Dx 5/29/2020, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 2, ER+/PR+ Hormonal Therapy 7/1/2020 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Nov 24, 2020 06:12AM MelissaDallas wrote:

PAKNC, according to MSK there is very little information on this in humans and more studies are needed to show benefits.

https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integrative-medicine/herbs/moringa-oleifera


LCIS, extensive sclerosing adenosis, TAH/BSO & partial omentectomy for mucinous borderline ovarian tumor.
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Nov 24, 2020 08:47AM LillyIsHere wrote:

PAKNC, pharmacists, nurses and doctors told me there is not enough evidence and research to find the interactions of relatively new drugs (yes, tamoxifen and AI included) and supplements. I was a supplement "junkie" who recently gave up in all supplements I was taking because I start having certain side effects no one could explain. A cup 3xweek may not be a problem but every day it may. Let us know how it goes.

Dx 7/31/2019, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IIA, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 9/19/2019 Lymph node removal: Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic ovary removal; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 11/30/2019 Femara (letrozole)
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Nov 25, 2020 05:27AM PAKNC wrote:

Thanks all for this info. I'm going to try the Moringa tea 2 or 3 times a week for a month and see if it makes a difference in my labs. I don't intend to do this long term. Unfortunately, my body was messed up when I experienced nerve pain in my mouth after dental surgery for a few months and had a hard time eating well. My nutritionist is more about eating right than taking supplements as well.

Diagnosed at 56. Second DCIS found at new treatment center during prep for treatment for original DCIS. Atypical hyperplasia also found on right breast. In clinical trial, on endocrine therapy, to see if surgery can be delayed. Dx 3/23/2020, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 2, ER+/PR+ Dx 5/29/2020, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 2, ER+/PR+ Hormonal Therapy 7/1/2020 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Nov 25, 2020 06:23AM MountainMia wrote:

LillyisHere, I didn't realize turmeric is a blood thinner. Thank you for your comment on it. I'll stop taking it now, as I also use a daily baby aspirin.

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Nov 25, 2020 07:28AM LillyIsHere wrote:

MountainMi, turmeric, fish oil and aspirin are all blood thinners and I was taking them all at the same time until I realized I was getting bruises here and there. Turmeric with the food is healthy but not in large amounts or supplements. I am talking about my experience but please mention to your doctor or nurse the next time you see them.

Dx 7/31/2019, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IIA, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 9/19/2019 Lymph node removal: Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic ovary removal; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 11/30/2019 Femara (letrozole)
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Nov 27, 2020 07:51AM Beclyn20 wrote:

My NMD has me on Sam-E, calcium d-glucarate and Tumeric. I have myself on Probiotics, B-complex, vitamin D and one liver support capsule at night. I also supplement everyday with Iodine. Smile

Dx 6/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/9 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 7/13/2018 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy Balloon-catheter: Breast

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