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Supplement Regimen of Donald Abrams, MD

A Medical Doctor's Own Supplement Regimen

Ever wondered about which supplements medical doctors take for their own wellbeing and which ones they avoid? In this video, Sumit Mehrotra from Wellkasa, talks to Donald I Abrams, MD, Integrative Oncologist, to learn about the vitamins, minerals, and supplements that Dr. Abrams takes. See this informative 10-minute video to learn about the dietary supplement regimen of Dr. Abrams, what he takes, why and how frequently.

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Stress and Cancer

Stress and Cancer

In this video, Sumit Mehrotra from Wellkasa, talks to Donald Abrams, MD, Integrative Oncologist, to learn about stress, its effect on the body, and stress reduction therapies and supplements. See this informative 10-minute video to learn particularly about the benefits and risks of stress reduction therapies as well as the impact of stress on people with cancer.

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Immune Health & Immune Support Supplements

In this video, Sumit Mehrotra from Wellkasa, talks to Donald Abrams, MD, Integrative Oncologist, to learn about the benefits and risks of immune support supplements. See this informative 10-minute video to learn about our immune system and the benefits and risks of immune boosting supplements including the role of these supplements for people with cancer. 

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids (EPA, DHA) Benefits, Dosage & Risks

Learn about omega 3 (EPA, DHA) and omega 6 benefits and risks. In this short video, Dr. Donald Abrams, MD Integrative Oncology at the Osher Center for Integrative Health at UC San Francisco, discusses role of omega 6 and omega 3s in our body. He also talks about the benefits of fish oil-based EPA and DHA omega 3 fatty acids and covers dosage and risks for all people including people with cancer.
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Medicinal Mushrooms & Cancer

Learn about medicinal mushrooms benefits and risks in people with Cancer. In this short video, Dr. Donald Abrams, MD Integrative Oncology at the Osher Center for Integrative Health at UC San Francisco, discusses medicinal mushrooms including Turkey Tail, Reishi, Lion’s Mane, Cordyceps and more. He shares his learning and experience about the benefits and risks of medicinal mushrooms as a part of cancer regimen.
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Reliable Integrative Care Access Outside Doctor's office - RN's Perspective

The two most critical factors that influence a patient’s care decision and journey are trust and access to the reliable tools and resources. Under the umbrella of Wellkasa, the healthcare professionals, experienced patients and caregivers joined forces in 2021 to create the Wellkasa Seal of Trust, a symbol of reliable and trustworthy integrative care for both patients and healthcare professionals. 

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How to Ask About Integrative Care with Standard of Care Providers

Becoming an active partner with your doctor and other members of your health care team is the first step towards feeling empowered and regaining some of the control lost during cancer treatment. Importantly, your oncologist’s input is critical to ensure supplements and natural medicines are medically sound and safe to use along with your cancer treatment.  
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