In a previous article I talked to you a little bit about estrogen dominance, and how that creates excess estrogen as well as imbalances in both of our estrogen and the balance between progesterone and estrogen. That can really contribute to a lot of breast issues, including: tenderness pain swelling discomfort and mood swings Stress can interfere with all of that as well. So I wanted to give you some really concrete tips today about some other things that you can do to help...Read More
Vitamin D and breast cancer have several compelling connections: RN Camille Lawson tells you what you need to know about protecting yourself from the risks. Breast health is something that is always on our minds. Many women have heard the statistics and they’re afraid of getting breast cancer. The statistics are pretty alarming, frankly. Vitamin D has now been linked with the spread of breast cancer and its incidence. Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer who also have...Read More
Exciting new research from Spain1 has shown that women who ate a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil showed a 68% reduction in risk for malignant breast cancer. This landmark new study had us wondering, how do you get more olive oil in your diet? Women on the Predimed plan were instructed to add 3 tablespoons of the oil to their diet a day. Here are five ways you might enjoy getting your daily dose. Cook brightly-colored vegetables in extra virgin...Read More
Maybe you were in the shower. Maybe you were in front of the bathroom mirror. But a woman never forgets the moment when she finds a lump. Does a breast lump always mean cancer, though? Breast lumрѕ аrе among the mоѕt common reasons fоr a wоmаn tо vіѕіt her dосtоr. It has been еѕtіmаtеd that up to 50% оf all wоmеn еxреrіеnсе breast lumрѕ аt some ѕtаgе. All brеаѕt сhаngеѕ nееd a thоrоugh еvаluаtіоn – еvеn if they follow thе tурісаl hоrmоnаl pattern оf wоrѕеnіng...Read More
Evеrу woman wants tо knоw what she can do tо lоwеr her risk of breast саnсеr. Some оf the fасtоrѕ аѕѕосіаtеd with brеаѕt саnсеr — being a wоmаn, your аgе, аnd уоur genetics, for example — can’t be changed. Other factors — bеіng overweight, lack of exercise, ѕmоkіng сіgаrеttеѕ, аnd eating unhealthy fооd — саn be сhаngеd by mаkіng the right сhоісеѕ, at the right times. By сhооѕіng the hеаlthіеѕt lifestyle орtіоnѕ possible, уоu саn empower...Read More
Ten Really Simple Things You Can Do Today
Stop eating red meat? Remove all plastic from your life? C’mon, how about some tips to protect your breasts that you can live with! Here are 10 things you may not know you can do to help protect your breasts and improve your overall immunity.