Tag Archives: womens breasts

Breast Implants and Mammograms

There are certain risks involved when it comes to having breast implants and needing a regular mammogram screening. Such as your implant rupturing due to the pressure of the machine but doctors highly suggest that you get one yearly anyway. Also augmentation can interfere with finding breast cancer so you need to keep these things in mind when considering breast augmentation or if you have already done so, speak with your doctor about the possible complications when […]

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Preparing for a Mammography – What You Can Expect

Breast Cancer knows no boundaries and while most women don’t need or start getting Mammograms until they are 40 or later if you ever question anything going on with your breasts you need to discuss them with your doctor. There are risk factors for getting breast cancer ie: smoking, birth control, genetic factors. No one is immune and taking control of your breast health is up to you. As breast cancer awareness increases so do a woman’s […]

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Lumps and Discharge In Your Breast

While it’s normal to have discharge while you are breast feeding and for a short time after, any type of discharge otherwise might be something you need to look into. Women look at their breasts as a huge part of being a woman so when something isn’t right they do one of two things; let it go not wanting to face whatever it is that might happen or go forward and make sure their breasts stay healthy. […]

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Mammogram Test Results Abnormal – Now What?

Every woman’s fear when they have their first mammogram is that they will get an abnormal test result. As with any type of test that can possibly come back abnormal you have to make sure not to overreact or get too upset, things happen and it doesn’t necessarily mean the worst case scenario, but if for some reason you do end up with an abnormal test, what are the next steps? No doubt about it, an abnormal […]

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Women and Breast Cancer-8 Steps to Moving Forward

Step 1. Become an informed person. Make sure you know what all of the options are and work with what you are comfortable doing. Don’t ignore your intuition, it is your best friend and will let you know when something isn’t right. Step 2. Surround yourself with only positivity and push away the negative. Support from friends and family, healing music, meditation, prayer, affirmation etc. Anything you can do to keep yourself up and positive. Step 3. […]

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