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Aefray

oil for my Gran

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I totally agree OT1 while we are on this subject I will take it a little further

Did you know that your deodorant can give you breast cancer? Also man boobs? That your shampoo can cause scalp problems that you body wash can cause your eczema and skin cancer? They contain parabens and sodium laureate sulfate .

That your toothpaste can give you mouth cancer ? It contains fluoride , parabens and sodium laureate sulfate and the sweeteners that are in nearly all our fizzy drinks may also cause cancer so what chance have we got ? Unless we go organic and shop around for toilitaries that are SLS and paraben free that goes for make up also btw the sweeteners are also in over the counter medication so you need to read labels :( hopefully we can then stay healthy

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@@Aefray I had eczema for years and on a recommendation I used some forever living products Aloe Propolis Creme, I reacted badly, I asked my doctor, who said it contains a lot of paraben, not a good idea, do not use products that contain it.

Nothing helped until I made some cannabis cream with oil, it cleared it up completely in a few days, now two years on it has not come back.

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I'm afraid it's a sign of our times OT1 parabens are in everything , as it is a prservative they even put it in our food to give it more shelf life. It is even in baby products , that is why reading the ingrediance of everything you buy is so important and although our God given little herb can perform miracles prevention has got to be better than the cure :)

Hugs mumx

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If you’ve been looking for an answer to the question, “What are Parabens?”, we have the answers that you’ve been looking for; these substances are chemicals which have preservative qualities, and they are frequently used in cosmetics and other over-the-counter beauty and health care products (such as shampoos and toothpastes). Today, many people are concerned about the side effects of ingesting Parabens or putting these chemicals on their skin; this common fear of Parabens is usually triggered by the alleged link between Parabens and the development of certain cancers.

In this article, we’d like to explore some of the most common pros and cons of these chemical preservatives, along with some helpful and practical information about “What are Parabens?” We are here to help you choose the right Paraben-free products for yourself and/or your family…

What Parabens Are and Why Are They Used

“What are Parabens?” and why are they used? Well, Parabens are used to make products last longer; their chemical properties make them effective preservatives that keep ingredients fresher for longer. These preservatives kill molds and funguses before they have a chance to spread and damage products. While the “pros” of using Parabens are few, they do dramatically extend the shelf life and efficacy of many beauty and health care items; they keep products from spoiling on store shelves or going bad in home medicine cabinets or drawers.

Without preservatives, products may spoil (or lose some of their effectiveness) before they are all used up, and these means wastage and higher bills for sundry replacement items. People who are committed to living “Paraben-free” will probably need to spend more money for specialized products that are organic (and labelled as containing “no Parabens”). If money is no object, it should be easy to stay away from these controversial chemicals; however, for everyday people with average incomes, avoiding Parabens (which are in so many mass-produced, affordable products) may be tough indeed…

Why Parabens May be Bad for You

According to certain “What are Parabens?” studies, these chemicals (which include methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and isobutylparaben, among others) may harm human health by contributing to the development of cancerous tumours. While there are differing views on this subject from a range of medical researchers, there is little question that these chemicals are found in some cancerous tumour tissue. The links between Parabens and cancer (specifically breast cancer) is of particular concern to many people. Since Parabens are commonly present in many items that are specifically marketed to females (such as makeup items, cleansers, and shampoos), many females are appalled to learn that they have been putting Parabens on (and in) their bodies for years.

Women with breast cancer in their family medical histories may be particularly determined to learn, “What are Parabens?”, and to eliminate potentially harmful Parabens from their beauty kits, shower stalls, and medicine cabinets. The presence of Parabens in some breast cancer tumours is undeniable; however, the role that these chemicals play (if any) in the development of breast cancer – or any other harmful diseases – is still hotly debated. To stay on the safe side, many girls and women search for Paraben-free products with healthy, natural ingredients. That’s why you are probably aware of more “Paraben-free” ingredients labels on a range of beauty and health care products. The higher demand for these products is triggering a host of new options on store shelves…

Even men may be harmed by Parabens, which are often absorbed into the body through the epidermis; some medical researchers believe that Parabens interfere with healthy endocrine system functioning. Everyone who uses Paraben-laced ingredients and products should be aware of the potential downside of using these chemicals in beauty and health care aides. By knowing why Parabens may be bad for you, you will be able to make an informed decision about what to buy (and what to avoid). While staying away from Parabens requires a little research and planning, it can be done, and many people feel happier knowing that these preservatives have been taken out of the equation. Luckily, there are more Paraben-free products on store shelves than ever before, and these items often contain herbal, natural ingredients that may actually be beneficial to the human body.

Products that Commonly Contain Parabens

Over three-quarters of beauty and health care products sold in the marketplace will include Parabens in their lists of ingredients. Almost any typical beauty or health care aide may contain these chemicals, unless it’s specifically labelled, “Paraben-free”; for example, toothpastes are often treated with Parabens to keep them fresh and minty for a longer period of time. Unfortunately, using toothpastes with these chemicals means that these notorious preservatives are being taken into the human body in significant quantities.

Parabens may also be found in sunscreens, shampoos, conditioners, hair products, moisturizers, anti-aging serums, mascaras, and other cosmetics. When shopping, be sure to look at the ingredients of every item you are interested in; if you see Methylparaben, butylparaben, propylparaben, isobutylparaben, ethylparaben, and polyparaben listed among other ingredients, you’ll know that a product does contain Parabens. If you go through existing products in your own home, you may need to throw away most of your beauty and health care products, as the ingredients are likely tainted with allegedly harmful preservatives.

While it will cost some money to start from scratch, it may be worthwhile, particularly if you fear breast cancer and wish to do all you can to avoid it. People with health issues that are centered on the endocrine system should also be very careful about which ingredients and products they apply or ingest.

To find good Paraben-free products with healthy, beneficial ingredients, spend some time searching for Paraben-free beauty and health care lines while browsing the Internet; look for retailers that offer good prices, competitive shipping rates (or free shipping), and other perks that make ordering worthwhile. It may be wise to check out Paraben-free product reviews and customer feedback to see if any items you’re considering ordering will really meet your expectations. As well, do some research to see what the typical shelf life (or “best before” date) is on these prospective purchases. Once you’ve done some homework, you’ll be able to select effective products that offer you a host of benefits without busting your budget.

How to Spot Parabens

Parabens are chemical compounds based on parahydroxybenzoic acid. These chemicals are typically found in cosmetics, but they may also appear in food items and health care aids. The antimicrobial properties of Parabens make them a popular choice for a wide range of commercial applications; since they kill bacteria in products and their various individual ingredients, they extend the shelf-life and efficacy of a range of products. Every company that uses Parabens in their products must compile detailed lists of ingredients which are printed on jars, boxes, bottles, and other packaging. Luckily, knowing which chemical names to look for helps consumers to avoid these preservatives while stocking up on needed items.

Pharmaceuticals may also contain Parabens; if you’re concerned about your medical prescriptions containing traces of these chemicals, speak to your family doctor about alternatives, and check the monographs of products before you order or refill prescriptions. Certain Parabens are believed to mimic the effect of the hormone, estrogen, which is worrisome for those who fear cancers that are triggered by elevated estrogen levels. Build a relationship with a good doctor, speak to him or her about your fears, and seek out Paraben-free drugs when it’s feasible.

Alternatives to Parabens

Health food stores and other alternative shopping outlets may offer Paraben-free products to consumers; these items may contain ingredients, such as organic acids, that help to preserve formulas without harmful side effects. Examples of organic acids used in the place of Parabens include diazolidinyl urea, sodium benzoate, and potassium sorbate. When you’re shopping for great alternative products, check lists of ingredients…if you can see that these organic acids are listed on the package, and that no Paraben chemical names are included, you’re pretty safe buying the item. Of course, it’s always best to buy from manufacturers who clearly stamp the words, “Paraben free” on every package that they deliver to stores or sell from online outlets.

Many caring parents are also concerned about chemicals that are placed in products that they use to care for their babies, toddlers, or older children. However, modern health care aid and beauty product manufacturers are listening to their target audiences and coming up with alternatives that may have less negative impact on the health of children. If you’re not keen on using Paraben products for your children, look for toothpastes, baby shampoos, and sunscreens that are one hundred percent Paraben-free.

Now that you’ve learned, “What are Parabens?”, you’ll be ready to make a smart decision about buying (or avoiding) these common chemicals. In the future, more information about exactly what role these chemicals play in the development of cancers and endocrine-based health problems may be revealed; researchers are currently studying the effects of these preservatives in great depth. For now, it may be smarter to seek out alternative products that give you greater peace of mind while you shampoo your hair, brush your teeth, or take your medicine. Knowing “What are Parabens?” is an important part of protecting your health today.

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Even your bread can cause cancer due to glyphosate read this.....Glyphosate is the most widely sold weedkiller in the world, you might know it as the active ingredient in Roundup. The big chemical companies advise farmers to spray their wheat crops with glyphosate a few weeks before harvest – to kill the crop and remove weeds to make it easier for them to harvest. Government figures show its use in UK farming has increased by a shocking 400% in the last 20 years. Nearly a third of UK cereal crops (over 1 million hectares) were sprayed with glyphosate in 2013.

In a recent EU research study, 7 out of 10 UK city dwellers had traces of glyphosate in their urine.But, this chemical doesn’t break down immediately, and can follow the grain into food manufacturing processes. Tests by the Defra committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF) have found that as much as 30% of UK bread contained this weedkiller. UK wheat will also be used for lots of other foods including biscuits.

We don’t think this is right. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (part of the World Health Organisation), have identified glyphosate as a probable carcinogen to humans – do we really want this weedkiller in our food?

Outside the UK, there are moves to ban the sale and use of Roundup – which Dr Robin Mesnage of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at Kings College in London revealed tests showed as being 1,000 times more toxic than glyphosate alone. Denmark, Switzerland, Germany and France have all imposed restrictions.

The Soil Association has called for an immediate ban on pre-harvest use of glyphosate on crops, but we must do more to get this chemical out of our food.

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sadly its true eh...

My kids are all over it too and very thankfully as they can do something about it. :)

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<3 some days when shit gets hard.... gran`s vid gets watched a few times :) nuff love u lot

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Edited by Superdedupity

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hearing bout the legacy of gran and her loved ones first hand was 1 thing..watching the vid was another...reading this thread hit hard n deeper again with a reminder of so much. Tears, inspiration, light n a lil laughter at a time of pure struggles x thank u and massive respect to all involved in this incredible and moving journey xxx just hope many more can be blessed with the story as true as it can be told. humanity at its fuckin finest... :hug::yinyang: <3

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Hi guys ,

It's mum here, I thought to share this with you for anyone who is going through what I did with gran, as you might be aware gran had trouble keeping food down and being sick,

We all know the importance of nutrition it equals health, any way the canabis took away the nausea but she complained of not being able to eat anymore of being full up and when she was sick she bought up a lot of phlegm, the doctor put it down to reflux and gave her anti acid tablets , we fought to get an endoscopy done and was told there was nothing there I fought to get her to see an ear nose and throat specialist, but she got a speech therapist instead who said gran had a delayed swallow, well it was as you know because of her swallowing that caused the pnemonia that killed her, I now know what grans problem was as I now have the same problem , I have developed the swallowing problem it started before I lost gran getting a tablet or bit of bread stuck but never gave it any thought but it got worse and last November I went to the docs who suspected cancer and did some blood tests, I was thinking I was going to have to make myself some oil , but other than low thyroid it came back negative so he sent me to ear nose and throat and it seems I have an esophageal motility which is basically the muscles in my throat are not pushing the food down , so I did some research and it seems that low magnesium can cause this , chemicals and farming methods are depleting the soil of it so your not getting it from your food as you should do , it is a most important mineral it affects every part of the body without it you heart would stop, anyway I have put myself on it and my swallowing is beginning to improve , not out of the woods yet and I'm waiting to see a gastroenterologist, anyway hoping that this will help anyone who find themselves in the same boat as well as using the oil go on magnesium also research it

Hugs mumxx❤️

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i think you should make some oil Mum x hope u are keeping well. x nuff luv from up here

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I think everyone should be on this as a MAINTENANCE or Vitamin sorta say...

I take 250 mg every night.

Sleep well.

Feel better than I have in years and its been years of taking it now.

Dropped to my regular weight as well. I don't eat sugar if I can help it but I still have bad days with it.

Over all I just feel better for taking it...plus, it did kill my recurrent colon cancer tumor!

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Hiya plan c,

I have had an endoscopy done and it is showing spasms in my esophagus I am waiting to go back now to ENT to see the consultant, from research (as I haven't as yet been told what my condition is ) I think that I have achalasia it's a progressive disease of the esophagus where the nerves and muscles aren't working properly and eventually stop altogether , I think at that point you end up with a feeding tube going straight into the stomach it is I am told can run in families so in all probability gran had it which was why she was unable to eat ,it needs a trigger to set it off mine was the stress of caring for gran. I am better prepared and have an understanding so unlike her I will not give up as gran did I am taking magnesium also l-arginine what body builders use to build their muscles , but unfortunately I am unable to try the oil as I have the house on the market and until I sell I cannt do a grow but when I find a buyer and move I will give the oil a try and will keep you posted on how it goes

Thank you for caring❤️

Hugs Mumx

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buy a few OZ's and make some.. :) Just an OZ will last for maintenance. :)

This swallowing deal. My mother had this issue. She would eat something and then it would get stuck. We used to say drink water but she would say water would make it worse. My brother and I NEVER understood the issue. Until it started happening to us. I thought at first it was due to open heart surgery I had many years ago like she did but my brother mentioned he had the same issue which made me look into it further.

It does not happen always but when food stops moving ...your body starts to go into shock...like it has no idea how to deal with whats going on. Its painful ...worrysome as hell and scary the first time it happens. Not knowing you'll survive or not.... as it comes on out of the blue for no apparent reason other than you've eaten something..

The first time it happened was with rice...ate..ate some more....ate more thinking it should push it down....then the realization that ITS NOT GOING DOWN so you drink water and ...OMG that didnt help...now where the water supposed to go..... Its not pretty as you know..

Does this sound familiar?Maybe be different and i just read what you said wrong.. :unsure:

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