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James Wm Forsythe, MD, HMD 
Board Certified Medical Oncologist 
Integrative Medical Oncologist 
Board Certified Internal M...
Top Ten 
Take Home Points 
1. 90% of all cancer patients have these three 
symptoms 
2. Common symptoms of chronic fatigue...
Top Ten 
Take Home Points (cont.) 
6. Common natural herbs, vitamins and hormones 
available for chronic fatigue and insom...
The Healing Power of Sleep 
4
Fatigue 
5
Fatigue/Sleep/Pain 
What Does Cancer Have To Do With 
These? 
Fatigue: A chronic condition lasting greater than six 
mos. ...
Fatigue/Sleep/Pain (continued) 
• Causes: 
- Advanced Cancers - Addison’s Disease 
- Cardiomyopathies - Short Bowel Syndro...
Fatigue/Sleep/Pain (continued) 
• Causes: 
- Hormonal Imbalance - PTSD 
- Hypothyroidism - ALS 
- HGH Deficiency - MS 
- A...
Fatigue/Sleep/Pain (continued) 
• Natural Treatments: 
- MACA - Vitamins B, C, E 
- St. John’s Wort - DHEA 
- Resveratrol ...
Testosterone for Energy 
10
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
11
Many Benefits of Sleep 
• Rejuvenates the CNS 
• Detoxifies the brain and spinal cord 
through melatonin production 
• Rel...
Sleep 
13
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• Benefits of HGH: 
- Increases cardiac EF - Endocrine Control 
- Improves lipid pr...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• Quality of Sleep Issues: 
- Poor quality of sleep due to: 
peri and post Menopaus...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• REM Sleep: 
- Highest quality of sleep occurs 30 
minutes several times nightly 
...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• Benefits of Napping: 
- USA ranks 30th in longevity 
- Resets circadian rhythm 
-...
Power Nap 
18
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• REM Sleep benefits: 
- Sleep quality deteriorates past age of 45 yrs. 
- These ho...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• REM Sleep Characteristics: 
- More rapid and irregular breathing pattern 
- Jerky...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) 
• REM disturbances caused by: 
- Caffeine 
- Smoking 
- Alcohol 
- Diet Pills 
- Ant...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• Chronic Insomnia: 
- Affects 60% of adults over age 40 
- Women 70% vs. Men 30% 
...
Insomnia 
23
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) 
• Sleep Enhancement: 
- Complete darkness 
- Absolute quiet or soft music 
- Sleep h...
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
25
Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 
(continued) 
• Pharmaceutical and natural sleep options 
- Benzos: Ativan, Xanax and Valium 
- N...
Natural Sleep Enhancer 
27
Natural Options for Sleep 
• Homeopathics: 
- Silica 
- Cocculus 
- Sulfur 
- Herbs: St. John’s Wort, Chamomile, Valerian,...
Natural Options for Sleep 
• Hormonal Options: Progesterone, HGH, Melatonin 
• Melatonin characteristics: 
- Regulates cir...
Natural Pain Killers 
30
Medicinal Marijuana 
31
Dr. Forsythe’s Books 
• Suzanne Somers’ number one best 
sellers: KNOCKOUT, Interviews 
with Doctors who are Curing 
Cance...
Dr. Forsythe’s New Books 
33 
DrForsythe.com or Amazon.com
Fatigue / Sleep / Pain 
What Does Cancer Have To Do With It? 
34 
Slide presentation will be 
available at: 
www.DrForsyth...
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  1. 1. James Wm Forsythe, MD, HMD Board Certified Medical Oncologist Integrative Medical Oncologist Board Certified Internal Medicine Certified in Homeopathy info@DrForsythe.com RenoWellnessDr@yahoo.com Fatigue / Sleep / Pain 1 www.DrForsythe.com www.CenturyWellness.com What Does Cancer Have To Do With It?
  2. 2. Top Ten Take Home Points 1. 90% of all cancer patients have these three symptoms 2. Common symptoms of chronic fatigue 3. Illnesses associated with chronic fatigue 4. Infections correlated with chronic fatigue 5. Fatigue and hormonal imbalance 2
  3. 3. Top Ten Take Home Points (cont.) 6. Common natural herbs, vitamins and hormones available for chronic fatigue and insomnia 7. Benefits of high quality sleep 8. Maintaining hormonal balance and high quality sleep 9. Causes and consequences of poor quality sleep 10.Regular afternoon napping equals good health
  4. 4. The Healing Power of Sleep 4
  5. 5. Fatigue 5
  6. 6. Fatigue/Sleep/Pain What Does Cancer Have To Do With These? Fatigue: A chronic condition lasting greater than six mos. even with adequate rest • Symptoms: - Decreased energy - Depression secondary to inability to “do your best” - Frequent drowsiness, sleep apnea, narcolepsy - Frequent headaches, myalgias - Mental fog - Social withdrawal, reclusiveness, agoraphobia 6
  7. 7. Fatigue/Sleep/Pain (continued) • Causes: - Advanced Cancers - Addison’s Disease - Cardiomyopathies - Short Bowel Syndrome - CFIDS/FMS - HIV - Mononucleosis - Lyme Disease - Chronic Renal Disease - Chronic Liver Disease - Crohn’s Disease - Ulcerative Colitis - Social Media - Personal Stressors 7
  8. 8. Fatigue/Sleep/Pain (continued) • Causes: - Hormonal Imbalance - PTSD - Hypothyroidism - ALS - HGH Deficiency - MS - Adrenal Insufficiency - Traumatic Brain Injury - Chronic Depression - Parkinson’s Disease 8
  9. 9. Fatigue/Sleep/Pain (continued) • Natural Treatments: - MACA - Vitamins B, C, E - St. John’s Wort - DHEA - Resveratrol - Testosterone - CO-Q-10 - ERT - Alpha Lipoic Acid - Glucocorticoids 9
  10. 10. Testosterone for Energy 10
  11. 11. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 11
  12. 12. Many Benefits of Sleep • Rejuvenates the CNS • Detoxifies the brain and spinal cord through melatonin production • Releases HGH during deep REM sleep • Regulates and resets circadian rhythm • Reduces the body’s stress levels • Helps heal infections: viral & bacterial 12
  13. 13. Sleep 13
  14. 14. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • Benefits of HGH: - Increases cardiac EF - Endocrine Control - Improves lipid profile - Improves sleep - Increases BMD - Converts fat to muscle - Clears skin lesions - Controls body rhythms - Heals wounds - Heals burns - Improves libido - Retards the aging process 14
  15. 15. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • Quality of Sleep Issues: - Poor quality of sleep due to: peri and post Menopausal status CFIDS / FMS BPH OSA/RLS 15
  16. 16. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • REM Sleep: - Highest quality of sleep occurs 30 minutes several times nightly - Melatonin secretion dependent - Anti-Aging / Pro-longevity benefits - Regulates circadian rhythm - Mood Control 16
  17. 17. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • Benefits of Napping: - USA ranks 30th in longevity - Resets circadian rhythm - Resets digestive rhythm - Detoxifies CNS - Aids retention - Reduces retroactive inhibition 17
  18. 18. Power Nap 18
  19. 19. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • REM Sleep benefits: - Sleep quality deteriorates past age of 45 yrs. - These hormones decrease with aging: HGH, T3, T4, sex hormones, melatonin & DHEA - HGH produced by the pituitary gland (Master Gland) during REM sleep - Infants experience REM sleep > 50% of the time - Seniors experience REM sleep < 20% of the time 19
  20. 20. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • REM Sleep Characteristics: - More rapid and irregular breathing pattern - Jerky eye movements occur - Sleep paralysis may occur - More difficult to arouse - Most intense dreams occur - REM lasts only 10-15 minutes 20
  21. 21. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • REM disturbances caused by: - Caffeine - Smoking - Alcohol - Diet Pills - Anti-Depressants - Decongestants - Nocturnal Pain - CFIDS/FMS 21
  22. 22. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • Chronic Insomnia: - Affects 60% of adults over age 40 - Women 70% vs. Men 30% - Typical symptoms and out-comes: Poor performance level in afternoons, inability to focus, need for caffeine or other stimulants, increased moodiness, OSA, RLS, narcolepsy, accelerates aging, strokes, heart failure and sudden death 22
  23. 23. Insomnia 23
  24. 24. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • Sleep Enhancement: - Complete darkness - Absolute quiet or soft music - Sleep hygiene and positioning - Far infrared sleeping matts - Foods to avoid: Chocolates, spicy foods, tomato sauces, caffeinated drinks and fried foods - Avoiding late evening exercising - Sexual climax: mostly in males (females clean house!) 24
  25. 25. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets 25
  26. 26. Anti-Aging Sleep Secrets (continued) • Pharmaceutical and natural sleep options - Benzos: Ativan, Xanax and Valium - Non-Benzos: Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata - Anti-Depressants: Elavil, Risperdal and Trazodone - Natural sleep promoters: Valerian, Passion Flower, Chamomile, St. John’s Wort, Phenylalanine Threonine, 5-HTP and Melatonin - Analgesics: Codeine – Natural Pain Killers - Anti-Histamines: Benadryl, Zyrtec and Claritin - Melatonin 26
  27. 27. Natural Sleep Enhancer 27
  28. 28. Natural Options for Sleep • Homeopathics: - Silica - Cocculus - Sulfur - Herbs: St. John’s Wort, Chamomile, Valerian, Passion Flower and Threonine - Lycopodium - Arsenicum album - Nux vomica - Ignatia amara 28
  29. 29. Natural Options for Sleep • Hormonal Options: Progesterone, HGH, Melatonin • Melatonin characteristics: - Regulates circadian rhythm - Generates Delta Stage Sleep - Promotes REM Sleep - Detoxifies brain and CSF - Secretes large amounts of serotonin - Regulates energy levels - Promotes Anti-Aging benefits - Useful in Breast and Prostate Cancers 29
  30. 30. Natural Pain Killers 30
  31. 31. Medicinal Marijuana 31
  32. 32. Dr. Forsythe’s Books • Suzanne Somers’ number one best sellers: KNOCKOUT, Interviews with Doctors who are Curing Cancer (single chapter) & BREAKTHROUGH, Eight Steps to Wellness • Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer (single chapter) • Dr. Forsythe’s Natural Remedies • Natural Pain Killers • Take Control of Your Cancer-Kindle 2nd edition • The Forsythe Anti-Cancer Diet • About Death from a Cancer Doctor’s Perspective • The Healing Power of Sleep • Sleep and Grow Young • Emergency Radiation Medical handbook, The Essential mandatory Guide for Citizens and Responders to Nuclear Events • Complete Pain-Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Pain • Understanding and Surviving Obama Care • Anti-Aging Cures 32
  33. 33. Dr. Forsythe’s New Books 33 DrForsythe.com or Amazon.com
  34. 34. Fatigue / Sleep / Pain What Does Cancer Have To Do With It? 34 Slide presentation will be available at: www.DrForsythe.com eforsythe@sbcglobal.net 1-877-789-0707 1-775-827-0707

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