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Brain cancer

Brain Tumor / Cancer

Whether benign or malignant, a brain tumor can cause damage to adjacent brain tissue

A brain tumor is a group of abnormal cells in or near the brain

Both malignant and benign brain tumors can damage brain tissue.   Either directly, by damaging nearby healthy cells or indirectly, as a consequence of inflammation / swelling / crowding.  Confined to the space inside the bony skull, there is no room for expansion for a growing tumor, which puts pressure on and displaces brain tissue. This may cause various symptoms and problems, some of which may be life-threatening. E.g. can block cerebrospinal fluid flowing through the brain, increasing intracranial pressure and enlarging ventricles (hydroencephalus)

• A benign brain tumor:  grows slowly, has distinct boundaries, and rarely spreads to nearby brain areas.

• A malignant brain tumor (i.e. Brain cancer): grows quickly, has irregular boundaries, and usually spreads to nearby brain areas, but rarely to organs outside the brain or spine.


Primary or metastatic brain cancer?

Primary brain tumors: originate in brain tissue;  can be either malignant (brain cancer) or benign. Primary brain cancer does not usually metastasize to areas outside the brain or spine.

Metastatic brain tumors:  cancer cells in brain tumor have traveled from another location via the blood or lymph; nearly always malignant.  Lung and breast cancers are the most common cancers that spread to the brain.


Brain cancer grade

Tumor cells are analyzed under a microscope and graded according to: cell muliplication rate, extent of blood supply to cells, amount of necrosis (dead cancer cells) in the middle of the tumor, if the cells are confined and how different they are to normal cells.


Causes of brain cancer

Basically unknown, possibly environmental or genetic


Symptoms of a brain tumor

Symptoms of a brain tumor include:  headaches, nausea, vomiting, seizures, behavior changes, memory loss, and vision or hearing problems.



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Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT)


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General electrotherapy health benefits.   Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:

Detoxification Wellness / Healthy aging Pain relief 
Relief from insomnia Immune system restoral Anti-Inflammatory
Maximizes cellular energy production Accelerated tissue /bone /scar healing Stress Reduction
Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation Increased blood oxygen / circulation +++

There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:

*  Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:

Balances brain neuro-transmitters Relieves pain  Treats depression
Substance abuse withdrawal Relieves insomnia Relieve stress / anxiety
 Anti-Inflammatory Fibromyalgia +++