Jump To Fight Cancer
You can fight cancer with simple jumping exercises on the trampoline! Regular rebounding yields tremendous health benefits, and is powerful weaponry against cancer — the dreaded life robber, whose name is synonymous to a death sentence.
The Causes Of Cancer
There are many theories on what really causes cancer. Researchers suggest that cancer is a systemic disease caused by serious imbalances of the body’s internal environment. A tumor, with is the uncontrolled growth of cells, is merely a symptom of cancer. To fight cancer effectively, we should reverse the conditions that allow cancer to develop in the first place.
Jumping regulates our body chemistry to bring about a harmonious internal environment so that cancer has no fighting chance to have a foothold on the body:
1) Jumping boosts the immune system to help fight cancer
The body is a miraculous creation, with trillions of unique living cells, working together to maintain life and health. As part of the normal metabolic process, cancer cells are being created by the body everyday. Our immune system is our first line of defense against cancer. It is able to seek out and destroy cancer cells. Tumors developed when a compromised immune system is unable to recognize these abnormal cells and remove them from the body.
It has been shown that jumping on the trampoline activates human lymphocytes. These specialized white bloods cell are capable of destroying cancer cells and eradicating tumors. The American National Cancer Institute is developing a form of cancer therapy called immunotherapy that uses the the immune system to fight cancer. Jumping on the trampoline enhances the immune system’s natural ability to detect and destroy cancer cells. 2 minutes of rebounding triples the number of white blood cells which remain elevated for up to an hour after that. Linda Brooks, author of Rebounding and Your Immune System said that gentle bouncing on a mini trampoline for two minutes every hour is good therapy for preventing and treating cancer.
2) Jumping enhances lymphatic circulation to help fight cancer
Having a highly functioning lymphatic system is essential for your overall health and ability to fight cancer. The lymphatic system comprises of several organs including the spleen, tonsils and lymph nodes, which are interconnected by a web of fine lymphatic vessels. The lymphatic system receives toxins and metabolic waste which are transported by the lymphatic fluid to the lymph nodes, to be discharged to the kidneys and liver for elimination. So without the lymphatic system, the body cannot effectively remove toxins.
Natural doctors hold the view that cancer cells proliferate when the body suffers an overload of toxic substances from our food, water and air. After years of exposure to these cancer-causing chemicals, the immune system is depressed and the body may succumb to the disease unless it has an effective means of detoxification.
Unlike blood circulation which has a heart to pump blood in all directions, the lymphatic system relies on the movement of the body to circulate and perform its many vital functions. The vertical up and down movements of jumping is particularly effective in pumping lymph fluid upwards towards the lymph nodes to effect profound detoxification.
3) Jumping increases oxygen intake to fight cancer
A well oxygenated body resists cancer. The prime cause of cancer is oxygen deprivation at the cellular level. Cancer cells are anaerobic and cannot survive in an oxygen-rich environment. Studies have shown that when oxygen was withheld from cells they turn into cancer cells. So by getting more oxygen into our bodies, cancer cannot develop.
In 1931, Dr Otto Warburg won the noble Prize in Physiology for proving that viruses cannot exist in a highly oxygenated environment. This is due to the fact that just like cancer cells, viruses are anaerobic. A NASA research study shows conclusively that jumping on the trampoline increases cellular oxygenation. Regular jumping floods the cells with life giving oxygen to boost energy and to increase its resistance against infections and cancers.
Jumping on the trampoline also presents many other health benefits. It strengthens every cell and muscle in the body, increases bone density and encourages peristalsis to promote a healthy digestive system. This is vital for nutrient absorption and the prevention of constipation.
Jumping For Cancer
In her book, A Simple Approach to Cancer, author Linda Brooks wrote that rebounding aids in reducing cancerous tumors due to its detoxifying and immune boosting effects. She recommends the ‘health bounce’ as a therapy for cancer prevention and treatment. Both feet are kept on the trampoline mat and a gentle bouncing motion is kept up for about two minutes. It is important to breathe deeply to allow for proper oxygenation of the blood. A handle bar should also be attached for balance and safety for those who are weak. Two minutes of health bounce every hour helps the immune system to function optimally, flushes the lymphatic system and increases oxygen uptake to effectively fight cancer.
You can start your new exercise routine to fight cancer by acquiring a good quality mini trampoline here.
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