Hydrogen Peroxide an alternative treatment for Cancer?

Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2), is basically water (H2O) with an extra oxygen atom or molecule. Being one of the most powerful oxidizers known to man, H2O2 is commonly used as a household cleaner, topical antiseptic, mouthwash, and even as a whitener for teeth. Some feel Hydrogen Peroxide could easily be used for treating cancer and if used daily, may work as a preventative for many illnesses as well.

Hydrogen Peroxide Cancer treatment theory:

"People with various degenerative diseases are often found to have low venous oxygen saturation. Once they receive proper treatment, the venous oxygen saturation level rises and their health and vitality improve dramatically.

Deprive a cell 60% of its oxygen and it will turn cancerous. Deprive a cell 35% of its oxygen for 48 hours and it may become cancerous." O2xygen Therapies: A New Way of Approaching Disease

Hydrogen Peroxide (Non Food Grade)It has been suggested and even demonstrated via clinical studies, that the spread (metastasis) of cancer is directly related to the quantity of oxygen surrounding the cancer cells. The more oxygen that exists, the slower the spread of cancer. Cancer cells are considered anaerobic, so if the cancerous cells receive enough oxygen, they will eventually die. From this information, one could conclude that Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) might house the ability not only to slow down the spread of cancer, but kill cancer cells as well.

How Hydrogen Peroxide is commonly used:

Note: The Hydrogen Peroxide that is you might typically find at the grocery store contains many additives and is not considered food grade. It could be used externally, but should not be taken internally.

External Hydrogen Peroxide usage-

"The most common form of hydrogen peroxide therapy used by doctors is as an intravenous drip. For use at home, some individuals add a cup of 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide to a bathtub of warm water and soak for 20 to 30 minutes as the hydrogen peroxide is absorbed through the skin. Others drink a glass of water to which several drops or more of food or reagent grade hydrogen peroxide have been added. Although there have been reports of improved health with oral use, physicians like Dr. Farr believed that taking hydrogen peroxide orally could have a corrosive and tumorous effect on the stomach and small intestine and advised against using it. There is animal research supporting this caution." Source: www.diagnose-me.com/treat/T216805.html

Internal Hydrogen Peroxide usage-

The issue is controversial on whether or not diluted Hydrogen Peroxide should be ingested internally.

One particular article suggest mixing a few drops of 35% Food Grade H2O2 into a glass of water. It has been recommended to dose at least 1 hour before or 3 hours after a meal to keep the oxygen from reacting with the food in your stomach.

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