“I see in Gerson one of the most eminent medical geniuses ever to walk among us.” –Nobel Laureate Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Cancer is one of the most terrifying diagnoses anyone will ever receive. Obviously lifestyle and health implications are a great worry and among other things, the possibility of a shortened life and financial ruin are terrifying. Unfortunately, the possibility of being healed is depressing as well, because despite a century of medical research and hundreds of millions of dollars spent to “find a cure,” the efforts of our best and brightest have apparently been in vain. Most forms of this disease are still considered “incurable” by modern allopathic medicine. While surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, may sometimes produce a temporary reduction in tumor size, there is little, if any, relationship between that improvement and long-term survival. Almost invariably, after a period of “cancer free” existence (“remission”) , which may be shorter or longer, depending upon the individual’s lifestyle and exposure to cancer-causing elements, the cancer may come back in the same, or possibly a different form. The cancer can often be more aggressive, and possibly more resistant to the agents and techniques previously used to drive it back.
What practitioners of allopathic, or symptom-oriented medicine won’t tell you, is there are many natural, metabolic therapies for cancer that have been around for decades, and they have produced the same, if not better results than today’s profit-oriented systems. The modern medical establishment, with potentially harmful drugs and risky side effects, along with shiny and expensive machines has only produced disappointing results considering the ruinous expense and terrible quality of life issues, it hardly seems worthwhile to pursue this course
You may saying to yourself right now, “Well if this is true, then what should I do if I get cancer?”
Dr. Max Gerson’s research showed that if you rebuild and re-boot your immune system, the body’s natural defenses quickly go back to work repairing damage and eliminating disease.
You see, cancer is not a foreign invader! You do not get it by touching a doorknob with cancer on it, then rubbing your eye or scratching your nose. Cancer cells occur naturally, and it is your immune system that hunts these cells down, destroys them, and replaces them with a stem cell. It is only when your immune system breaks down and loses its defensive capabilities, that cancer cells then grow out of control, bringing about deadly results.
So doesn’t it make logical sense, that if you turn your immune system back on and get it working again, that your own natural defense mechanisms will take care of the cancer? Yes, it sure does!
Enter The Gerson Therapy… In response to his own crippling migraine headaches, young Dr. Max Gerson began looking for something, anything that would give him relief. He tried everything he learned in medical school and many different types of treatment. He sought advice from his medical school professors and other doctors, all to no avail. Eventually Dr. Gerson came across an old medical text that suggested a salt free, vegetarian diet would rid him of headaches and indeed, it finally provided him some relief. With research, Dr. Gerson perfected his migraine diet and began using it to treat patients. Some of his migraine patients, who by chance also had tuberculosis, found the diet worked to cure that as well. (It is important to note that tuberculosis was the scourge of its age, much like cancer is today.) Later, Dr. Gerson was approached by a woman with cancer, who was convinced his diet treatment would work for her, and she persuaded him to take her as a patient. After the woman was healed, Dr. Gerson realized that the diet therapy was not treating a specific disease, but rather it was restoring the immune system, allow the body’s natural defenses to return it to health.
Today, The Gerson Therapy® is possibly the oldest, best documented, and most effective of the alternative therapies in existence.
Through research, Dr. Gerson came to realize that it was the combination of nutritional deficiency and chemical toxicity that slowly degraded the immune system and damaged its ability to defend the body against disease. He also reasoned that if toxicity and nutritional deficiency enabled disease, then flooding the body with nutrients and ridding it of toxins, would have to restore immune system and return it to full strength.
Over time, Dr. Gerson proved his theory was correct. Providing the body high amounts of bio-available vitamins, minerals, nutrients and living enzymes, in addition to detoxifying the liver (that removes chemical poisons and toxins accumulated over one’s lifetime) re-establishes the immune system. With the body’s natural defenses back in full working order, diseases can not only be reversed, they can be prevented as well.
Think about it this way, if you live a Gerson lifestyle before you are sick, you will eliminate many of the underlying causes of disease, thus preventing illnesses before they even begin. Now that’s a truly effective way to be well and stay healthy, your entire life.