In addition to certain nutritional and lifestyle modifications, there are numerous Chinese herbs which can improve the health of the breast, and which may help to prevent the development of breast cancer. These days, a lot of women face challenges with a wide variety breast problems with breast cancer being the most serious.
Estimate show that as many as 1 in 7 American women will have breast cancer at some point in their lives. Firstly, we’ll discuss about certain basic lifestyle suggestions that can maintain breast health. Ingredients in anti-perspirants and deodorants and that are used in the armpit area need to be aluminum-based free.
There are a large number of lymph nodes in the area of the armpit that branch out towards the breast. Many potential toxins, including aluminum, may be absorbed into this region through the skin. It is also important to wear bras that are not too tight, because this can inhibit the flow of lymph as well as blood circulation in this area.
Underwire bras may be particularly bad for this reason. Sports bras and other bras that are made of more flexible material can be much better for allowing proper circulation in the area of the breasts. The functioning of the liver in Chinese medicine, has a huge impact on the health of the breasts.
Stress and abuse as well as environmental and nutritional toxins are major factors that can adversely influence the health of the liver. Hence, maintaining proper breast health is essential in order to manage or reduce stress in a healthy way. avoiding emotionally abusive and toxic situations is also vitally important as well as reducing contact with harmful substances within our environment.
Drinking spring water or purified water or consuming vegetables and fruits that are free of pesticides, eating meat that are hormone free and avoiding harsh perfumes, dyes and chemicals can all help as it prevents carcinogenic substances from getting inside our body in the first place.Predominantly, the breasts are made up of fatty tissue that store easily all kinds of toxins that,over time, eventually can become carcinogenic.
One herb that has proven useful for breast health maintaining is pugongying or dandelion. Also, taking the herb manjingzi or vitexagnuscastus, over time, is extremely helpful for fibrocystic breasts. When regularly taken more than 4 to 6 months, it can help cure fibrocystic breast conditions. XiaoyoawanFree and Easy Wanderer is a Chinese herbal formula touted to be effective in curing fibrocystic breast problems.
Certain Chinese herbs proven to have anticancer effects in the breast areas include dahuangor Chinese rhubarb and she shecao, baihua or oldenlandia.
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