Changing Normal: How I Helped My Husband Beat Cancer by Marilu Henner

By Marilu Henner

The recent York instances bestselling writer and cherished actor from the sitcom Taxi, Marilu Henner offers an intimate account of the way she and her husband stood jointly and triumphed.
After they'd been courting just a twinkling of an eye, and as they have been falling head over heels in love, Marilu Henner and Michael Brown have been hit with the last word undesirable information: Michael was once clinically determined with melanoma. Refusing conventional care, they pieced jointly a private and holistic view on fighting his melanoma, all whereas forging an unbreakable bond.

In this relocating and informative publication, Marilu pulls again the curtain on how they handled the blow. She relates her holistic point of view on health—including the superfoods, workouts, and immunotherapy they used to struggle back—and why a prognosis doesn't need to be the top of romance or of a cheerful and pleasurable lifestyles. Takeaways, information, and useful recommendation make this an invaluable advisor for a person operating to maintain a courting during the adversity of disease.

Written with an interesting voice, a feeling of humor, and life-changing knowledge, Love, Detox, & altering general is a private and touching examine how Marilu and Michael confronted down a melanoma analysis and got here out the opposite part happier, fitter, and extra in love than ever.

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There’s no telling how our cells will react to being stretched and pulled or cut or radiated during whatever treatment the best doctors perform. We go by statistics, risks, and chances—and, of course, hopes. Medicine, after all, is as much an art as it is a science. One evening in early July 2002, about four months after my discharge from Johns Hopkins, as I was getting ready for bed, my wife noticed that my right leg had suddenly ballooned to twice the size of my left from the top of my thigh right down to my ankle.

So I didn’t take any medications. I didn’t go on Viagra or anything. And the problem just seemed to disappear over time and never occurred again. No problem. “Everything seemed absolutely normal. My PSA hadn’t changed. 8—normal. 2! That didn’t mean anything to me at the time. But that fifty percent change was obviously a red flag for my doctor. ” The urologist, Dr. Silverstein, did the biopsy, and when the results came back he immediately called Richard into his office. “I was alone with Dr. Silverstein.

The prostate gland plays a role in reproduction, but oddly enough, it is not essential for that task. It is more of an aid in the process. Its main job apparently is to safeguard the reproductive tract from an infection in the urinary tract. So it is not a vital organ. Yet it is remarkable how such a small gland can cause such incredible confusion with potential consequences. And because prostate cancer can move like a silent intruder, lurking about and causing no symptoms, it is critical that men become aware that one day trouble can be brewing and the intruder may make his move.

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