About Andy

Dr. Andy Williams is a biologist with an interest in natural health alternatives. His interest in curcumin arose when his father-in-law was diagnosed with colon cancer. Since then, he's been researching the various ways that curcumin has been employed in the treatment of disease.

Curcumin for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s is a terrible condition, for the sufferer and their family. Curcumin may help Alzheimer’s patients by slowing down the progression of the disease. This article discusses how curcumin & diet generally can help patients with Alzheimer’s.

Drug Interactions with Curcumin? 6

Curcumin is a natural substance but you do still need to know whether natural, alternative medicines interact with any other drugs you may be taking.

Curcumin for Liver Cancer 2

Liver cancer is often thought of as a death sentence, since mortality rates are high. Curcumin may offer hope in preventing (and helping to treat) this terrible disease.

Curcumin for Colon Cancer

Curucmin may be helpful in preventing and even treating colon cancer at almost every stage of the disease. However, you need to understand how it works and when it should be avoided.

Curcumin for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer, and is also one of the more treatable forms of cancer. Curcumin has been shown to help with this form of cancer when applied to the skin.

Curcumin for Congestive Heart Failure 1

Congestive heart failure is typically caused by damage to the heart, especially after a heart attack. It basically means that the heart is unable to keep up with the body’s demands, and is a serious condition. Curcumin may prove to be very helpful in patients with congestive heart failure.

Curcumin in Prostate Cancer Prevention

Prostate cancer is relatively unknown in countries that eat a lot of curry (in which turmeric and hence curcumin is found). Coincidence? Probably not. This article looks at how curcumin may be a valuable supplement in the fight against prostate cancer.

Curcumin for Small Cell Lung Cancer

Small cell lung cancer develops and spreads quickly, but does respond to chemotherapy and radiation. Curcumin may offer another avenue for tackling this disease.

How Curcumin Can Kill Cancer Cells

Curcumin has shown anti-cancer properties in the lab, and this article discusses ways in which curcumin is known to act on cancer cells.

Is It Safe to Use Curcumin During Pregnancy? 2

Pregnant women need to be careful with any type of supplement or medicine, natural or ortherwise (e.g. parsley can be toxic in high doses). This article looks at whether curcumin can be taken throughout the pregnancy.