Potential Brain Tumor Cure
Posted on: August 5, 2021
In a breakthrough study, researchers at Houston Methodist Neurological Institute decreased the size of a glioblastoma (aka, brain tumor). Glioblastoma, according to WebMD.com, is a type of astrocytoma, a cancer that forms from star-shaped cells in the brain called astrocytes. In adults, this cancer usually starts in the cerebrum, the largest part of the brain. Glioblastoma tumors make their own blood supply helping them grow and more easily invade normal brain tissue.
Treatments of glioblastoma include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and electric field therapy. The electric field therapy uses electric fields to target cells in the tumor while not hurting normal cells. Doctors apply electrodes directly to the scalp. Normally, this treatment supplements chemotherapy treatments after surgery and radiation.
Figure 1 shows the magnet helmet (oncomagnetic helmet) and control equipment. The canisters on each side and atop the helmet contain a magnet. In comparison to the electric field therapy, the oncomagnetic helmet uses “intermittent application of an oscillating magnetic field generated by rotating permanent magnets in a specific frequency profile and timing pattern.” (Source: Houston Methodist)
What is Magnetic Therapy
According to Qmagnets.com, magnetic therapy is applying static magnets that produce a therapeutic magnetic field for pain relief and recovery from many issues. “The effectiveness of magnetic therapy depends on the individual condition, magnet polarity design, strength of magnetic field, application method and magnetic field gradients.” (Source: Qmagnets.com).
Static magnetic fields remain static, nonadjustable. Figure 2, above, depicts three static magnets placed at equal distance to the patient’s head.
The oncomagnetic system uses electromagnetic properties The electromagnet system allows the operator to control the frequency and strength of the magnetic oscillations. The point at which the magnetic fields intersect, as shown in Figure 3 above, can be adjusted to target a specific location as identified with the red dot. Notice that the size of the magnetic field next to the right ear is larger than the other two magnetic fields. This size difference represents the ability of the operator to adjust the frequency and strength of the magnetic oscillations.
Benefits of Magnetic Therapy
Depending on who you want to believe, some sources like Mayo Clinic have used transcranial magnetic stimulation to “stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression.” The US Navy’s Medical Research Laboratory has used magnetic therapy to improve symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder. Other purported benefits include:
- Increased circulation for old injuries
- Reduced circulation and less swelling for sprains, strains, and other acute injuries
- Reduce inflammation
- Correction of energy imbalances
- Enhanced immune function
- More restful sleep
- Stress relief
- Reduced or cessation of pain