Applications for cancer therapy in the Arcadia Praxisklinik
On the basis of a detailed examination and an exact diagnosis, we draw up an individual therapy plan which aims to improve your quality of life and restore your health. For a holistic cancer therapy, we offer various applications at the Arcadia Praxisklinik: Always individually tailored to your individual situation, diagnosis, and needs.
Strengthening and relieving the body’s immune system
At Arcadia Praxisklinik we focus on innovative methods in cancer treatment. Therapies that activate the body’s own defense processes and place as little additional stress on the body as possible. Always on the basis of modern, scientific findings, supplemented by our many years of practical experience and specialization in the application of a wide range of therapeutic methods.
Using the forces of nature for regenerative strengthening
Cancer and other chronic diseases weaken the body because they deprive it of important nutrients and energy, among other things. These deficiency symptoms lead to malaise, weakness of the immune system and very often also to pain. At Arcadia Praxisklinik we combine natural remedies with the latest technology to restore the lost quality of life of our patients.
To a healthy body belongs a healthy mind
Accompanying applications to cancer therapy help to bring body and soul into harmony and thus promote the healing process. At Arcadia Praxisklinik we offer a wide range of treatments and modalities to release physical and emotional blockages and thus activate a healing energy flow in the body.
Things to know about cancer treatment
Antioxidants play an important role in cancer therapy. Gluthation is called the “master antioxidant” by many because it can have a very strong antioxidant effect.
Antioxidants, which are best ingested daily with our food, can protect healthy cells and neutralize so-called free radicals, which are produced, for example, by toxic exposure or radiation or chemotherapy. Very well-known antioxidants are various vitamins such as A, C, E, the mineral selenium and the natural active ingredient glutathione described here.
Gluthation – Detoxification and Cell Activation
Glutathione has as a special ability to strengthen the liver function and enable a comprehensive detoxification of the body. This is just as important in pain syndromes as it is in states of exhaustion and of course in cancer. The body is relieved, the activity of the defense cells is increased and healthy tissue is protected.
Combination treatments are useful
Glutathione has a particularly beneficial effect when combined with other measures. These include liver supporting diet, “natural” pure water, liver wraps, teas and specific therapies such as heat treatments, magnetic field therapies and more.
Originally, the drug dichloroacetate (DCA) was used to treat rare metabolic disorders (lactic acidosis) in children. Then a research team from Canada found out that DCA can also be used in the treatment of cancer. DCA acts mainly as an activator of the energy production in the mitochondria, which is disturbed in cancer cells. As we know, cancer cells do not use the normal metabolic pathway in their mitochondria to make energy from food and oxygen, but they ferment sugar without oxygen. As a result, they lose a lot of usable energy and enter into a primitive survival metabolism. DCA can, at least partially, restore a disturbed mitochondrial function. Thus, the natural death of a cell (called apoptosis) can take place again. DCA therefore has a repairing effect on the cancer cells, or, as the expert says: re-differentiating. It makes sense to combine DCA with other methods that work in the same direction, such as dietary change to a low-carb diet and accompanying treatments with hyperthermia, etc.
Intravenous oxygen therapy (Oxyven) – using oxygen to effectively inhibit inflammation and promote blood circulation
A special form of oxygen therapy is oxyvenation according to Dr. H. Regelsberger, which has been part of naturopathy since the 1960s and has been used over 100,000 times since then. Smallest amounts of oxygen are administered intravenously in order to trigger an anti-inflammatory and blood circulation-promoting effect in the patient. The resulting approx. 8-fold increase in the production of the blood circulation-promoting hormone prostacyclin leads to a significant vasodilatation and improvement of the blood circulation in the entire body. In addition, a shift of certain white blood cells (eosinophils) from the tissues into the blood is increased, which contributes to a significant anti-inflammatory effect. This also counteracts the formation of thromboses and the inner balance of our immune system can be significantly improved overall.
Wide range of applications of intravenous oxygen therapy for various chronic diseases and cancer
It is understandable that intravenous oxygen therapy has a beneficial effect on all diseases associated with chronic oxygen deficiency. This is the case with circulatory disorders, potency disorders, states of exhaustion, sleep disorders, neurodermatitis and other skin diseases, polyneuropathies, memory disorders, stroke consequences, high blood pressure, heart attack consequences, sudden hearing loss and dizziness, tinnitus and even macular degeneration. In the case of cancer, oxyvenation is suitable as an accompanying treatment in tumor therapy and also to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
The treatment is carried out while lying down. The supply of oxygen is done through a very thin cannula, so that the puncture is hardly noticeable. The duration of treatment is 10 minutes at the beginning and up to 30 minutes later. After the treatment, a short resting period must be observed. A treatment series usually comprises approx. 10 to max. 20 infusions.
Ozone therapy – Ozone has a disinfecting, blood circulation-promoting, activating, regenerating effect
Ozone (O3), as a 3-atomic oxygen compound, is particularly high-energy and reactive. In medical applications, ozone is known for its disinfecting properties, it has bactericidal, virus-killing and fungicidal effects. Not least for this reason, it is used for wound disinfection and for various skin diseases. Ozone stimulates blood circulation, activates and regenerates the immune system. In many chronic diseases, this effect is a very important element in restoring the inner terrain and the immunological balance so that immune functions are supported. Therefore, treatment with ozone has been an integral part of complementary medicine for a long time.
In addition to the external wound treatment and the rectal administration of ozone, we particularly use the “major autologous blood treatment” with ozone as a complementary treatment in cancer therapy. Here, 100-200 ml of blood in a vessel are mixed with 2- 5 mg ozone and then infused back into the bloodstream. It is combined with profit e.g. with high-dose vitamin C infusions. An improvement of the general condition can often be observed after a few treatments. We would be pleased to advise you on which other diseases this method could be usefully applied.
Hardly any other agent in biological cancer therapy has caused as much controversy as “vitamin B17”, which has also become known as Laetrile or Amygdalin. The exact name is Laevo-mandelonitrile-beta-glucuronoside. It has been in use since the 1970s, but apart from much practical experience, there are only a few studies that have proven its effectiveness. We therefore prefer other biological cancer drugs to amygdalin and therefore use it only in special cases and after individual consideration.
Some background about nitriles, what they are and how their effects are thought
The seeds of many pome and stone fruits have a high content of bitter substances, especially apricot kernels. If these bitter substances are analyzed, it is found that they contain a high percentage of cyan compounds. These cyan compounds are nitriles, i.e. organic compounds with a CN group. Nitriles themselves have no toxic effect, only by splitting the molecule is HCN, i.e. prussic acid, released. Like so many other substances in nature that can have a strong toxic effect, nitriles are also used for healing purposes.
In simple terms, vitamin B17 seems to work in the following way:
it is split in the body by ß-glucosidase to form prussic acid, which is detoxified by the body cells through the enzyme rhodanase (also called thiosulfate-cyanide transsulfurase). Cancer cells, which are similar to very simple embryonic cells, have less rhodanase and are therefore damaged by high doses of prussic acid, which they cannot detoxify. We do not recommend oral forms of amygdalin, as they are not expected to have a significant effect in the blood or tumor areas.
Curcuma, the turmeric: well-tried and newly researched.
The pronounced healing power of turmeric (Curcuma longa) was already highly valued in Ayurvedic medicine. The bile stimulating and metabolism promoting effect has also been successfully used in European medicine for centuries.
Curcumin infusions – effect scientifically proven
The active ingredient “curcumin” is the focus of many studies that continue to prove its curative effectiveness. However, it has only been possible to administer this active ingredient in the form of infusions for a few years now. We particularly appreciate curcumin infusions because of their multiple uses in oncology, although they can also be used for many other chronic diseases.
More and more new studies are proving the high efficacy of curcumin
It has also been shown that curcumin extracts have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties as well as an antimicrobial effect that can therefore be successfully used against chronic infections, which are often also found in cancer. If vitamin D is administered at the same time as curcumin, these two active ingredients appear to complement and mutually reinforce each other in a favorable way.
Inflammation and hyperacidity are two of the most important causes of disease. Through the combination of an anti-inflammatory agent, procaine, with an alkaline carrier solution, sodium bicarbonate, we counter these disorders in a way that has become firmly established in naturopathy: with the procaine-base infusion.
Procaine is one of the drugs that have had a firm place in medicine for over 100 years due to its good effectiveness and tolerance. Procaine has become particularly well known through its application in neural therapy. In many scientific studies the excellent properties of this drug in the body have been proven. They consist in vasodilatation, anti-inflammatory, pain relief, an antioxidative effect and a balancing effect on the autonomic nervous system.
Sodium hydrogen carbonate is a base produced naturally in the body. Since ancient times, sodium salt (pure sodium hydrogen carbonate) has been taken to treat hyperacidity of the blood and tissue. Today, the intake of bases has been successfully used especially for digestive disorders, many chronic diseases and in biological cancer therapy.
Procaine-base infusions combine the good properties of both drugs in a meaningful way.
The de-acidification of the tissue is accelerated, the blood circulation is improved, chronically undersupplied, painful and irritated tissue is relieved and can regenerate; in addition, pain relief and relaxation via the vegetative nervous system can be achieved. This can override some of the main mechanisms that contribute to the development of chronic diseases and cancer.
Procaine-base infusions for cancer and other chronic inflammatory diseases.
Especially after chemotherapy and radiation therapy, the administration of procaine-base infusions has proven to be very effective. In such cases, there is very often a serious acidosis, especially of the tumorous tissue and also of the entire organism. This often manifests itself in pain, sensations, cramps, nausea, loss of appetite and tiredness.
Procaine-base infusions have positive results with rheumatic and chronic illnesses with chronic pain syndromes.
Chinese mugwort (Artemisia annua) has been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for infections. In 2015, the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to the Chinese researcher Tu Youyou for her discovery of the active ingredient artemisinin from this medicinal plant as an anti-malaria remedy. But not only malaria sufferers can benefit from this discovery. Since 2005, an anti-cancer effect has also been known for the same active ingredient, which has since led to several hundred scientific publications on artesunate as an anti-cancer drug.
The complex mechanism of action destroys cancer cells by oxidation of iron-containing proteins inside them. Another pharmacological effect of artesunate is the inhibition of the formation of new blood vessels (neoangiogenesis) in their environment, which is stimulated by tumors to get more food. It is known that tumor cells that proliferate rapidly attract a lot of iron. This fact leads, among other things, to cancer patients developing anemia over time and feeling tired. In the case of treatment with artesunate, the iron stores in the body and in the cancer cells are usually replenished beforehand by giving iron infusions beforehand or in parallel to artesunate.
The intravenous administration of artesunate is uncomplicated and is usually very well tolerated. In the case of low blood values, a so-called anaemia, this must first be remedied before artesunate therapy can be started.
Natural biological anticancer agents such as turmeric extract (curcumin), artemisia extract (artesunate), ginger extract (6-shogaol), vitamin C, amygdalin, boscari extract (frankincense resin), EGCG (a green tea catechin) or DCA are used intravenously within IPT therapy.
In standard orthodox chemotherapy, the limiting factor is always the general toxicity of the treatment, the low specificity of the effect on the cancer cells and the many side effects on all healthy organs, especially the blood and immune cells, but also the liver, kidneys, digestive organs and the brain (“brain fog” and “chemo-brain” describe the problem well). Solid tumor diseases can rarely be cured with chemotherapy alone.
Even IPT can do so only in rare cases. However, it can help to stop a progressive disease, reduce or bring the tumor burden under control, while maintaining quality of life.
Doctors experienced in IPT have the opinion and experience that similar or better results can be achieved with IPT than with normal-dose chemotherapy, because the dose administered is so much lower and the specific cancer-killing effect seems to be better.
Cancer cells have up to 20 times more receptors (binding sites) for insulin, our body’s own hormone for blood sugar regulation, on their cell surface than healthy cells. They also specialize in sugar utilization and take up 10-15 times more sugar per time unit than healthy cells. This fixation of cancer cells on sugar is exploited in IPT by first lowering the blood sugar by about 50-70 mg/dl by administering insulin, and then rapidly injecting a mixture of sugar and drug. In the “sugar crisis” of low blood sugar, cancer cells and also chronically inflamed and infected cells open their channels for sugar. Therefore, it is sufficient to give a dose of the drug that is only 10-30% of the normal dose to damage or kill the cells.
For this reason, IPT has little or no significant side effects and can be performed as often as is useful or needed to get the disease under control or to lead to a regression (remission).
Hyperthermia can also be used efficiently in skin cancer to enhance the effectiveness of drug-based treatments.
Hyperthermia generates overheating on the skin surface, which damages the cancer cells and prevents them from growing. Various types of skin cancer and precancerous diseases (precursors of cancer), as well as skin metastases can be successfully treated with hyperthermia, preferably in combination with a specific drug.
A suitable therapy plan with the required duration of treatment is drawn up by our physicians after a detailed preliminary examination.
As a rule, a local deep hyperthermia treatment lasts one hour. A treatment cycle comprises 10-15 individual treatments, with 2 to 4 treatments per week. Only in special exceptions, such as brain tumors, do you start with shorter treatment times. The exact number of treatments in a cycle depends on the individual diagnosis and the personal therapy plan of all other therapies.
The use of hyperthermia as a supplement to chemotherapy and radiation is absolutely recommended. Numerous scientific studies prove the positive effects of hyperthermia in combination with conventional cancer therapies.
The hyperthermia improves blood circulation, so that the drugs can be absorbed more easily. The synergistic effect of hyperthermia and cisplatin, a frequently used chemotherapeutic agent, can, for example, be many times greater than when cisplatin alone is used at normal temperatures.
The combination of hyperthermia with classical radiation therapy also shows positive effects – without increasing the side effects of radiation. Cancer cells are not only extremely sensitive to heat, but damage to the cancer cell is also repaired more poorly by the effect of heat. This effect has also been proven by numerous studies.
Hyperthermia treatments not only have a beneficial effect on the immune system. They have another positive “side effect”: overheating activates the metabolism and thus stimulates detoxification via the skin. The blood circulation and oxygen supply is improved and the body is thus helped to rid itself of toxins.
Extensive blood tests – with special diagnostic procedures – help us trace harmful toxins and recommend appropriate detoxification measures.
Heat stimulates the body’s own defenses. It has been proven that hyperthermia has a positive effect on our immune system: Overheating triggers various positive immunological effects. Already after only one treatment, for example, one can observe that the white blood cells are much more active. The patient notices these changes mainly by an improvement of his general condition.
In local deep hyperthermia, the area of an organ affected by cancer is heated to temperatures of up to 43° C. The cancer cells are exposed to electromagnetic waves with a frequency of 13.5 megahertz. The heat-sensitive cancer cells react more strongly to the overheating than the healthy cells, which are hardly affected by exposure to this frequency. In cancer cells, “programmed cell death”, also called apoptosis, occurs after some time of exposure to the overheating. Healthy cells are not harmed, since they warm up only slightly at this frequency.
Local deep hyperthermia can be performed as a single treatment or in combination with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. Numerous scientific studies have been conducted in combination with traditional forms of treatment, such as radiation or chemotherapy.