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How Turkey Tail Mushrooms Fight against Breast Cancer and Other Diseases

By Mack Shepperson Subscribe to RSS | April 19th 2012 | Views:

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed disease among US women. Some estimates state that about 1 in every 8 women will have invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Luckily, breast cancer related deaths have been decreasing as women are now becoming more aware of the disease. Such women are implementing more effective precautionary and preventive measures. In fact, statistics have revealed there were more than 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the United States in 2011.

However, this does not mean one can simply go dilly-dallying all year round. There's no telling when breast cancer will strike as many women who develop it have no risk factors other than age and gender. One spine-chilling fact is that a woman's risk doubles if she has a first-degree relative who's been diagnosed with the disease. Breast cancer may not cause any symptoms, but the first sign of the disease is typically the appearance of a small lump or mass in the breast.

Breast cancer #has several unpleasant physical effects like the swelling of breasts, nipple discomfort, and changes in the appearance of the nipple. It develops over months or years, and should urgently be attended to after detection because treatment can become more difficult as the cancer spreads. Treatments for breast cancer include mastectomy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

Treating breast cancer is both physically and financially exhausting. Treatments often come with side effects such as changes in breast color, irritation, peeling or blistered skin, scarring, and many more. Luckily, there is one way to battle breast cancer without these discomforts –and it's with the help of turkey tail mushrooms.

Turkey tail is a fan-shaped mushroom with wavy margins that actually look like the tail of a turkey. It is the one of the most well-researched and most revered medicinal mushrooms worldwide. It is also known by different names like Coriolus versicolor, Kawaratake, and Yun Zhi. Several studies in Japan has shown that the turkey tail have extended the lifespan of patients who suffer from breast cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer. Researchers explain that the mushroom contains the anti-cancer polysaccharide PSK which is said to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

Other than battling cancer, the turkey tail mushroom is also said to do wonders to the immune system. It may improve and eliminate certain health conditions like pulmonary diseases, chronic congestion, and infections of the urinary tract. Turkey tail truly is one of the wonder mushrooms.

Turkey tail mushrooms are taken either in capsule form or mixed into food. It can also be used to make tea by boiling it for a long time. To read more about turkey tails, log on to for more details.

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