Tuesday, November 4, 2014

To Mamogram or Not To Mamogram for Breast Health

Most women are not aware that a mammogram is not the only screening tool for breast health.   A more important question than what else is there? is, have they been proven to be effective and to be better screening methods?  A quick look into the mammogram shows that there are a number of results that are false positives sending women reeling in fear, tears, so much emotion, asking why me, additional testing and so on which is also very stressful on the body.

If you have cancerous cells or tumors, pushing the breast into as flat a pancake that it can be, can and has dislodged and spread cancer cells which is surely counterproductive to the screening and the results. Plus these cells may be so small they go undetected.

Breast Thermography

The use of Digital Infrared Imaging is based on the principle that metabolic activity and vascular circulation in both pre-cancerous and cancerous tissue and the area surrounding a developing breast cancer is almost always higher than in normal breast
tissue.  Click the above link to read more and for text source. This is one method for early detection.

Breast MRI Screening

What is deemed by many to be the best method for breast cancer screening for early screening or re-screening detection. A drawback to this method is the cost. You're worth it, right!

MRI's are good at finding, pinpointing, they can show if a tumor is cancerous or benign.  They can show soft tissue areas not viewable in mammograms and can also be used to look for signs that cancer may have metastasized from where it started to another part of the body. A once and done approach to breast cancer screening you might say.

MRI images can also help your doctor plan treatment.

Special MRI machines, now available in some hospitals, are designed just for looking inside the breast.  This is called an MRI with dedicated breast coils.

Researching further on your part will enlighten you more allowing you to make an informed decision in your breast health care and have a true sense of peace of mind.

My usual top tips for optimal health are to:

1 breathe deeply to keep your stress low
2 drink half your weight in water, build up to it
3 make simple green juice start at 8 oz build to 96
4 eliminate all white foods, they convert to sugar;
cancer thrives on sugar.

If you have breast or any form of cancer, green juices cleanse and detox your liver and body, (you may pee alot), they feed your cells with the vital nutrition they need within 15 minutes, especially for your mitocondria, your power generators, that create your energy through metabolism. Thank them for your energy boosts. This is why clean nutrient dense juices are vital allowing the nutrients to move across the cell wall.

Do you have delicious healthy juice recipes you'd like to share? Please add them in the comments below.  New juicers will be grateful to receive some easy, tasty juices to start juicing.

As a certified health coach trained in over 100 diets, the mechanics of the body, optimal whole foods nutrition which is basically unprocessed foods - fresh vegetables, fruits, meat and seafood ,relationships and connections - how many types can you think of?  I am here to help you with any questions you may have, how to integrate a balanced life, integrate a balanced healthy body, for more information and highly nutritious and healthy recipe assistance and just to listen if you need to vent. Let's talk!

Required FDA Blurb: Please note always check with your doctor, Naturopath or healthcare provider prior to starting  a new program especially if you're on medications.  Each person is an individual with a different body chemistry, reactions or healings  and therefore another's results are not guaranteed to be your results.

In health and joy,

Barbara S. Greenhouse
I help ill career moms overcome degenerative diseases, specifically diabetes and cancer.

Certified Health Coach
Member, International Association for Health Coaches
Member, American Association of Drugless Practitioners

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Barbara Greenhouse shares her passions of Food, "Cooking", Cruelty-Free, Ahimsa, the Nutrition and Health Connection for optimal health, and the Sharing of Key Suppressed Information for a healthy and informed world.  She guides her clients through their journey to live their deepest dreams, simply and holistically, with compassion and by incorporating some delicious live raw whole foods; fruits and vegetables.  She is currently authoring her first book, "Sacred You, The Delicious Journey"®  -  © copyright Refresh Your Life Now - 2015 Connecticut, USA

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Barbara Greenhouse shares her passions of  Food, "Cooking", Cruelty-Free, Ahimsa, the Nutrition Health Connection and the Sharing of Key Suppressed Information for a healthy and informed world.  She teaches, guides and supports her clients along their journey to achieve their goals one step at a time, to live their dreams simply, holistically and with compassion.  

By recommending some delicious live raw whole foods vegetables and fruit, your progress to a healthier and happier life begins with reduced stress, less pain, weight loss, optimal health.  She is currently authoring her first book, "Sacred You, The Delicious Journey"®    © copyright refreshyourlifenow, - 2015 Connecticut, USA

1 comment:

  1. An easy refreshing green juice:
    2 bunches as green as can be celery
    2 large cucumbers ,remove skin
    1 large handful spinach and/or kale
    1 large green granny smith apple

    Juice the kale and pr spinach with the green apple, under the cut up apple so it will juice
    Juice the cucumbers
    Juice the celery one bunch at a time include leaves if in good shape
    stir and enjoy.

    Option: As a new juicer you may want 2 use green apples