Category Archives: Breast Care

Breast cancer truth: Recovery IS possible with the ‘seven essentials’ to vibrant health

According to Dr. Desaulners, following seven essential principles – which she has organized into a step-by-step educational regimen – can combat cancer while allowing you to live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. Essential 1: Let food be your medicine Rather than ingesting dead, toxic food, strive to consume live food – which activates … Continue reading Breast cancer truth: Recovery IS possible with the ‘seven essentials’ to vibrant health

Can Wearing Your Bra Cause Cancer?

By Dr. Mercola There’s little doubt that a bra is an important support device, particularly for women with large breasts who may suffer serious discomfort and even pain otherwise. However, wearing certain types of bras might not be in your best interest. In fact, if you’re in the habit of wearing the most popular styles, … Continue reading Can Wearing Your Bra Cause Cancer?

Antiperspirant “Pit-Falls”: Reasons to Change to Natural Deodorant

Don’t sweat it. Changing beauty habits, especially ones that involve underarm sweat and smell, can be quite a challenge. I have to admit that there were times in the past when I didn’t raise my hand because I wasn’t “sure.” Between the perspiration, itchy skin, and yellow stains, I was embarrassed to expose the everyday … Continue reading Antiperspirant “Pit-Falls”: Reasons to Change to Natural Deodorant

Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board

Story at-a-glance The Swiss Medical Board has recommended that no new systematic mammography screening programs be introduced, and a time limit should be placed on existing programs Their review of mammography screening found the recommendations are based on outdated studies and the benefits do not outweigh the risks to women One of the largest and … Continue reading Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board

Switzerland Medical Board Condemns Mammography Screenings: Here’s Why You Should Probably Never Get One

In 2013, the Swiss Medical Board, an independent health technology assessment initiative, was requested to prepare a review of mammography screening. The team of medical professionals included a medical ethicist, a clinical epidemiologist, a pharmacologist, an oncologic surgeon, a nurse scientist, a lawyer, and a health economist. Two of those members, Nikola Biller-Andorno, M.D. Ph. D. and Peter … Continue reading Switzerland Medical Board Condemns Mammography Screenings: Here’s Why You Should Probably Never Get One

Why Mammography Screening is being Abolished in Switzerland

Whether breast cancer screening does more harm than good has been debated extensively. Earlier this year the Swiss Medical Board published a report recommending that no new systematic mammography screening programs be introduced. Here is how and why they came to this conclusion. The Swiss Medical Board is part of an independent health technology assessment … Continue reading Why Mammography Screening is being Abolished in Switzerland

The Best Breast Cancer Screening Options for Women (Hint: it’s Not Mammograms!)

No doubt, the emphasis this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month will be on prevention, and rightly so. Recent statistics show that approximately 12% of all women in the United States will develop the disease in their lifetime. In 2016, this means about 246,660 new breast cancer cases. Unfortunately, what also comes like clockwork every … Continue reading The Best Breast Cancer Screening Options for Women (Hint: it’s Not Mammograms!)

Is Emotional Stress Increasing Your Breast Cancer Risk?

  In a hurry? Click here to read the Article Summary… Valentine’s Day is coming up. It is thought of as a day for lovers and romance, and while it can be wonderful for some… it can also be stressful and even downright unpleasant for others. You might be upset that you do not have … Continue reading Is Emotional Stress Increasing Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Dr. Christiane Northrup’s Top Tips for Women’s Breast Health

Click HERE to view the entire interview Download Interview Transcript Visit the Mercola Video Library Story at-a-glance Over the past 30 years, an estimated 1.3 million American women have been overdiagnosed with breast cancer that posed no threat to their life. In 2008, an estimated 70,000 women were overdiagnosed with breast cancer in the US, … Continue reading Dr. Christiane Northrup’s Top Tips for Women’s Breast Health