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Addressing your breast health concerns. Breast health is an important concern for women of all ages. This introduction to our breast health section is your starting point to learning about breast health, including breast cancer and other breast problems.
The mystery of breast pain. Because we’ve been taught that pain means something is wrong, most women jump to the conclusion that it must be cancer. However, breast cancer has few warning signs, and pain is rarely a symptom of the disease. Furthermore, there are natural steps you can take to reduce breast pain.
What to do when you find a breast lump. When women find a breast lump there are multiple possibilities of what it could be. Here’s what you should know about different breast lump types and exactly what to do when you find one.
Mammograms — what’s best for you? Women over 40 are usually instructed to get an annual mammogram. But recent studies show that mammograms don’t improve their odds of surviving breast cancer. Clearly a mammogram doesn’t provide the protection that most women believe. And the screening itself can be painful, even humiliating. So what’s right for you? Here’s the information you need to make an informed decision.
Breast discharge — why it happens and what you can do. Many women are quite surprised to learn that discharge from the nipples is common. Fortunately, nearly all breast discharge is benign. But discharge is also generally a sign of an underlying imbalance on some level in your system. Our article will help you understand what your breasts are trying to tell you.
Do I have to take Tamoxifen? Tamoxifen has been in use for over 30 years as a selective estrogen receptor modulator, or SERM, which is a drug that prevents breast cancer in high risk women.