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bella1
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Has anyone heard or used the c24/7 supplement for cancer? My husband had an esophogectymy in June2012 and is not getting better. He is still on a feeding tube and continuse to lose weight. He has lost almost 60 lbs which he didn't need to lose. I am desperate to help him! any wisdom you can impaert would be welcome.

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NikiMo
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Joined: Jul 2011

Hi Bella,

My husband has not tried that supplement so I can't provide much insight there.  I wanted to reach out because I saw your post to Laura.  It sounds liked you might be getting a little frustrated with the recovery process after surgery.  I just wanted to let you know we caregivers have been there before.  My husband was 49 when he had his surgery in September of 2011, after 6 months of fatigue and weight loss I thought her would never be his old self again.  I had to sit by and watch him struggle, until one day I couldn't take it any longer.  I got Jeff a new primary care physician, I told the new doc my husband needed medical attention NOW!  He completely agreed and went to work.  Within two weeks Jeff was diagnosed with a thyroid problem, he had a physical therapist, and a nutritionist.    Jeff started going to physical therapy three times a week, at first it was very difficult for him.  Slowly he gained strength and weight.  He is now 18 months past surgery and starting to feel like himSelf again.  It is a long recovery.

I would suggest asking for physical therapy if he isn't already doing that.  Best to you both.

Niki

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Rickyr1219
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Joined: Jul 2012

Does he have a J Tube?  I'd be getting 2nd opinions that far out since surgery.  I had my surgery in Nov 2012 so still a newbie but J Tube was pulled at the end of Jan 2013 and I'm eating plenty to maintain weight.  They have done 1 dialation on me to allow stomach to empty into small intestines quicker.  Also had fatigue until Feb 2013.  I've started twice a week Physical Therapy and getting energy back.  Some people think we can experience PTSD after surgery and I kinda feel like I might have had some of that causing my fatigue.  Once I sgtarted being made to do something the PTSD seemd to fade.

bella1
Posts: 4
Joined: Feb 2013

Hi Niki, It is so hard to watch him struggle to get dressed and just do normal everyday stuff, it just exhausts him. He had major complications with leaks so they had to put 4 stents in his esophogus and nothing to eat or drink until they heal. This time he seems to be doing well with no leaks! We aare doing blood work every week and working with a nutritionist and our oncologist. Thanks so much for your encouragement....it helps.

 

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paul61
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Joined: Apr 2010

Bella,

It does take some time to recover from surgery, I had Ivor Lewis surgery and it was a full year until I felt I was back to myself again. If you have been depending on your surgeon to investigate the reason for your husband’s recovery issues, I would encourage you to engage a good medical internist. Surgeons tend to look at mechanical issues related to the surgery and if all appear “good” from that perspective, they tend to respond with “these things take time”.

I would engage an internist and discuss your husband’s overall health and mental profile. Things they could investigate include:

  1. Vitamin deficiency including B and D
  2. Ability of your husband’s digestive system to absorb and process food
  3. Endocrine system related issues particularly hormonal imbalance issues
  4. Post-surgical depression

He should start with a complete physical workup and blood profile. Lots of things get cut and rearranged in a surgery as complex as he has had, not the least of which is the vagus nerve, and things don’t work the same when they are done.

My experience is that medical professionals tend to discount non-cancer related issues with cancer survivors because they tend to think “of course they don’t feel well, look what they have been through”. But sometimes, as other people have suggested, other things are going on.

I see my oncologist every six months for a checkup but I also see my PCP every six months for a checkup as well, some people may think that is an unnecessary duplication; but I think it has value.

May I ask why your husband is still on a j-tube? Are there mechanical issues that prevent him from getting enough nutrition by mouth? Is it an issue with keeping food down? Or is it an appetite related issue? Seven months post surgery does seem like a long time to be on a j-tube without other issues.

Best Regards,

Paul Adams

McCormick, South Carolina

DX 10/2009 T2N1M0  Stage IIB - Ivor Lewis Surgery  12/3/2009 - Post Surgery Chemotherapy 2/2009 – 6/2009

Cisplatin, Epirubicin, 5 FU - Three Year Survivor 

bella1
Posts: 4
Joined: Feb 2013

Hi Paul,

Thanks so much for your support. The reason my husband is still on his j-tube is because he has 4 stents in his esophogus to help heal some leaks that would cause major infection in his pleraul cavity. This is the 3rd time he has had leaks, but so far after 2 weeks there is no leaking. We are hopeful that this time will be the last and he can start eating and drinking again. we are seeing his oncologist and a nutritounist, and we also have home health care once a week to change his port, do vitals and blood work.

I think we are covering all the bases, but it is so hard to know.

ianknight
Posts: 1
Joined: Jun 2013

Hi. I know a lot about C24/7 food supplement you are telling about. As you know, here is its formulation

29 Vitamins / Minerals / Trace Minerals
18 Amino Acids
14 Super Green Foods / Spirulina Blend
12 Whole Fruit Juice Blend
12 Whole Vegetable Juice Blend
12 Mushrooms
12 Digestive Enzymes
12 Herbs and Specialty Nutrients
10 Essential Fatty Acids
5 Anti-Aging / Anti-Oxidant Enhancer
4 Longevity Polyphenols / Mega-Resveratrol Blend

all in 1 Vcaps

The most nutritionally dense food concentrate in the world market today, C24/7 Natura-Ceuticals contains the most number of anti-oxidants with approximately 22,000 phytonutrients in one product. The ingredients of C24/7 works in "synergy" to produce the maximum result for your body, making it the most potent anti-aging product in the history of supplementation.

I take one capsule daily as part of my healthy lifestyle and im taking it for several months already. The result is awesome and you can really feel the difference in your body. The product is exclusively available to Alliance in Motion Global distributors only so if you need one you may hit me up in my email: mulebreaker_ian@yahoo.com

There are lots of testimonials of the product. You may watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntun5onJ2Ic&list=UU0HlzswD8svjQVBEmKBQhwg&index=3

All the best. Thanks!

 

 

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chrismagtibay
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Joined: Mar 2014

has your husband tried the c24/7 supplement?

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