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How I reterded my PSA going up rate

About eleven years ago I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I had radiation treatments and for four years my PSA went down every year. The fifth year my PSA went up and the Doctors informed me that meant the cancer came back.

In May, 2010 my PSA was 3.8 and it rose steadily to 15.1 in April, 2012 (a total increase of 297% and an average increase of 12.9% per month).

In early 2012 I started taking the stuff listed below. Between April, 2012 and January, 2014 my PSA went from 15.1 to 20.9 (a 36% total increase and an average increase of 1.7% per month).

From January, 2014 to August, 2016 my PSA went from 20.9 to 19.9. So over the last 2 ½ years my PSA has gone down and I couldn’t be happier about that. My cancer doctor told me that he would expect 99% of the folks with the same prostate cancer history as me to have PSAs over 100 by now.

In 2013 research was done that validates that taking broccoli, pomegranate, turmeric and green tea significantly retards the rate of PSA going up (all four of these are in my “Potion”. See “New Study Reveals Four Nutrients that Lower PSA and Slow Cancer Progression”.

So here's what I'm taking 6 days/week:

An 8 ounce glass of pomegranate juice

About 10 ounces of POTION

Recipe for Potion:
1/2 cup hot water put into blender
1/3 cup honey
1 Tablespoon ground flax seeds
1 Tablespoon ground chia seeds
1 ounce (liquid measure) Aloe leaf gel – about 6” section of aloe leaf, peeled
1-2 cups Broccoli sprouts (each sprouting tray is 5”x6”)
2 teaspoons (tsp.) green tea leaves
1/2 tsp. turmeric
1/4 tsp. celery seed
1/2 cup ice
Blend well. Pour into glass and drink.

Re: How I reterded my PSA going up rate

Alexander, I don't want to discourage you but I think you are exhibiting the "placebo effect". I would be worried about the current level of PSA in your situation. The PCa could easily be spreading if you are receiving no other treatment. On the other hand you may not have PCa at all. There could be other reasons for that PSA level but I would only be happy with a level under 0.1 with your history.

I would never advocate what you are doing as a "sole treatment" for PCa as despite your advocacy it has NOT been proven in peer evaluated wide scale trials. To rely on that alone is dangerous. Sorry to be blunt but people with little experience of PCa coming to this site afresh are often very anxious and ready to go for any type of snake oil remedy. They risk huge disappointment.

The best way to help the regular treatments is to eat healthily, maintain a fighting weight and exercise well for general health benefits.

Good Luck

Old Codger in England.

Re: How I reterded my PSA going up rate

Old Codger; Wise advice, well said. Proceed with caution. Jon.