Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2017
October is, Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this provides an opportunity for us to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.
I have a cousin that is currently going through Breast Cancer treatment and if she had not detected it early her out come could have been very different.
Breast Cancer remains the most common cancer among Australian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer). Survival rates continue to improve in Australia with 89 out of every 100 women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer now surviving five or more years beyond diagnosis.
Take the time this month to educate your self about breast awareness and share this important information with your family, friends and colleagues.
Finding Breast Cancer early increases your options for a healthy recovery. This is why self-examination is imperative and there are no special techniques needed.
Changes to look for:
– A new lump or lumpiness, especially if it’s only in one breast.
– Change in the size or shape of your breasts.
– A change to the nipple e.g. crusting, ulcer, redness or inversion.
– Nipple discharge that occurs without squeezing.
– Change in the skin of your breast such as redness or dimpling.
– Unusual pain that doesn’t go away.
Most changes aren’t due to breast cancer but it’s important to see your doctor if you notice any changes.
Each woman’s situation with cancer is different this is why all treatments with me address how the Breast Cancer is affecting the whole of you: physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and socially.
My goal is to support you being in balance physically, mentally, and emotionally while conventional medicine does its work. For many women diagnosed with breast cancer, my treatments have helped to:
– Relieve symptoms.
– Ease conventional treatment side effects – nausea, fatigue, headaches etc.
– Ease the emotional rollercoaster.
– Relieve pain and have easier mobility.
– Support to balance hormonal changes.
– Improve quality of life.
If you would like to discuss possible treatments or ask advice please contact me Kimberley +61 412 999 810.
New research sheds light on two new links to breast cancer!
Research from the University of Helsinki found hair dye and hormonal contraceptives may raise your risk of Breast Cancer. The researchers analysed data from 8,000 breast cancer patients and 20,000 controls, in Finland. According to the findings the hormonal coil (IUD) was linked to a 52% increased risk of Breast Cancer, compared to women using the copper coil. Other hormonal contraceptives were linked to a 32% increased risk of Breast Cancer in women under 50 compared to those not using them. There was also a 23% risk of breast cancer in those who dyed their hair compared to those who didn’t.
This study highlights there are other ways to protect yourself from Breast Cancer and It is be worthwhile looking into natural alternatives.
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