Man sitting on bench of MRI machine.

“Bacteria Secret” Key to DEFEATING Prostate Cancer?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader,

Have you ever noticed how many different doctors there are?

You have a doctor for your heart, another for your stomach… and still another for your right front toe!

Mainstream doctors can make you think each part of your body should be treated as a separate entity. But the truth is, your body’s “individual” systems are FAR more connected than we could have ever imagined.

And this is especially true if you’re a man with prostate cancer.

A new study has found that this “bacteria secret” could be KEY to surviving prostate cancer.

You couldn’t be blamed if you never thought that a healthy gut would have anything to do with your prostate.

I’m talking about your microbiome in particular, that collection bacteria in your gut.

The little critters in our microbiome do some pretty amazing things, but if the bad bacteria outweigh the good AND you’re fighting prostate cancer… you could be in trouble.

The thing you have to know about prostate cancer is that most prostate cancers are driven by male hormones called androgens.

In fact, one of the major ways mainstream cancer docs treat prostate cancer is to give men anti-androgen drugs that SUPPRESS these hormones.

And here’s where things get weird. When male hormones drop because of anti-androgen drugs, guess who makes up the difference?

Your gut.

According to scientists from The Institute of Cancer Research in London, gut bacteria INCREASE androgens. And more androgens mean more cancer growth.

This also brings up several questions. For example, do the blossoming androgen-producing bacteria only happen during anti-androgen therapy? Are there certain types of bacteria that do this which are the result of mainstream drugs?

And men aren’t the only ones who have to worry about this: breast cancer is another hormone-dependent cancer.

Hopefully, this is just the first study in more research to come.

Meanwhile, there are a few key ways to help better your odds if you’re fighting prostate cancer.

Dr. Scott’s Prostate Health Program

  • Eat well. This means plenty of veggies and good proteins. Tomatoes, which contain lycopene, are especially good for your prostate. You should also avoid processed or sugary foods as much as you can.
  • Get plenty of zinc. Foods high in zinc include pumpkin seeds, beef, and spinach. Supplement to make sure you are getting enough.
  • Turmeric. This Asian herb contains powerful anti-cancer compounds and antioxidants.
  • Medical mushrooms. Try cooking with mushrooms like reishi, turkey tail, and maitake can give your immune system the boost it needs to fight cancer.
  • Pygeum and stinging nettle. These two herbs also support good prostate health.
  • Beta-sitosterol. This fiber-like substance has been shown to be especially good for the prostate.


P.S. If you’re lucky enough to be cancer-free, you probably want to stay that way! Researchers found that this weird fungus trick can knock your prostate cancer risk down 17 percent. Find out more right here.

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

View More Free Articles

The Downside to Drinking Dairy? [Men, Must-Read]

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, You may not be aware, but the dairy lobby is very strong – which makes it hard to believe any studies financed by them. Because of this, you almost NEVER see a negative study on dairy foods, but occasionally one sneaks through. A new study found a strong connection between...

Read This

“Super Berry” BEATS BACK Against Dementia

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, It starts with misplacing your keys. Next, you find yourself struggling to remember a neighbor’s name or your grandchild’s birthday. Soon, you forget how to get to the store. This slow descent into dementia will happen to many – especially those who don’t take steps NOW to keep their brain...

Read This

MAILBAG! Seven Steps for Easing Essential Tremors

I suffer from an essential tremor in my left hand. Do you know of any ways to manage it? –Eddie from Jacksonville, FL Eddie, Typically, essential tremors are not harmful, but they can be very aggravating. Most notice tremors start in the hands; however, they can occur in neck muscles or voice muscles. When they...

Read This

“Ocean Secret” STOPS Up to 40% of Migraines

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, A patient named Cindy walked into my office and flopped onto the chair. The bags under her eyes and her apparent total exhaustion told me that she’d been through a lot lately. She then complained that she’d had more headaches recently, and had been having migraines most her of adult...

Read This

Tasty Fruit ELIMINATES Stubborn Belly Fat

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, For better or worse, summer is the prime season for folks to realize they’ve gained a few pounds in unwanted places. And it doesn’t matter what age you are, you want to feel good about yourself… and LOOK good too! But now, you might just have a secret weapon in...

Read This

[WARNING] This Alzheimer’s Treatment Could HURT You

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, I have a feeling that people in the future will look back at us and cringe at the thought of some of our common medical practices. Because even though these methods may not look barbaric now, time will tell. And like the way we look down on bloodletting or leeches,...

Read This

ERASE Chronic Fatigue with This Stunning New Treatment

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you’re scratching your head and wondering what to do about chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), then you’re not alone. While there can be a lot of pain associated with CFS, it’s the overwhelming exhaustion that people struggle with the most. You’ve probably tried extra-strength coffee, energy drinks, and all sorts...

Read This

“Magic Potion” REDUCES Heart Disease Risk!

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you’ve got grandkids, you probably at some point watched one of the Harry Potter movies. In this magical world of wizards, they have a spell or potion for just about anything you can think of! If only it were that easy when it comes to taking care of your...

Read This

Mailbag! How to EASE Carpal Tunnel Pain

I have carpal tunnel from being a painter for forty years. What would you suggest for treatment? –Bill from Kissimmee, FL Bill, Years ago, I suffered from carpal tunnel when I worked for a medical information company and was using a mouse a lot. It got so bad I couldn’t hold on to a hammer...

Read This

Strange Health Condition CAUSING Insomnia!?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, How utterly miserable is insomnia? You get all tucked in to your cozy bed, turn off the light, and then, without an invitation… insomnia shows up and makes sleep IMPOSSIBLE. If you’ve struggled with insomnia at all, you’ve probably tried a long list of remedies. From over-the-counter sleep aids to...

Read This