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Breast Health: Radical Ways To Care For & Love Your Breast

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Breast Health: Radical Ways To Care For & Love Your Breast

It's Breast Cancer Awareness month.

And, per usual during this month of October I rarely see empowering post about some of the preventative causes of breast cancer and how women can actually care for our breast.

As a result, I've been set on fire to sit down and write this article.

I want to take this opportunity to merge the conversation about our breasts with "how to avoid breast cancer" and "how to have healthy breasts and enjoy them."

I'd actually prefer a national breast health month, where women can make a point of expressing love to our breast every day. Or, practicing radical breast care throughout the month!

Let's discuss some preventative causes of breast cancer...

Before I dive into some ways for you to care for your breast, I want to share some preventative causes of breast tissue growth and cancer.


Because conventional medicine does a pretty good job of making women feel hopeless, scared and ultimately handicapped when it comes to our health.

It's why invasive therapies, harmful radiation and surgical procedures are offered to women out of a place of fear, before we are actually educated about ways to lower our risk.

Here's the list of preventative causes of breast cancer:

  • Vitamin and mineral deficiences
  • Articifial hormone therapy
  • Hormanal birth control
  • Environmental endocrine disruptors
  • Estrogen dominance
  • Stagnant lymph
  • Blood and liver toxicity
  • Gut issues
  • Radiation therapy
  • Alcohol overconsumption
  • Breast implants
  • Metabolic dysfunction
  • Oxidative stress
  • Insulin resistance
  • Disrupted circadian rhythm
  • High levels of stress

These are all preventative causes of breast tissue growth and cancer.

Now, let's talk about ways you can radically care for your breast!

1. Pay attention to any breast symptoms.

First and foremost, you should pay close attention to any breast symptoms that suggest the need for detoxing and hormonal balancing. You are the one that knows your body best, it's your home. Pay attention to it.

A new lump, thickening, redness, swelling or sore breast are often a sign of subotimal levels of iodine and omega-3 fats, estrogen levels that are too high and inflammation.

Be proactive, and if you do find an issue with your breasts there are natural ways you can address it.

One of the most effective things you can do to reverse your symptoms is use herbs to purify your blood, reduce inflammation and rid your body of excess hormones and toxins.

Herbs are so helpful and they can make a great impact on your health. Visit the Cleanse Health Tab to purchase your herbal supplements.

I advise you to avoid using articifial hormone therapies as much as you can, as these types of therapies actually increase your risk of developing breast cancer.

2. Lovingly touch your breast regularly.

When we touch our breast, we're sending loving heart energy to each of them. In fact, back when you were an embryo, the tissue in your hands was connected to the tissue that went to form your heart.

Breast massages will increase the flow of lymph fluids and blood to your breast tissue and bring them oxygen and vital nutrients.

You can do this in the shower, or when you wake up in the morning before putting on clothes.

You can even have your husband or partner do this for you.

However, don't do this massage if you currently have breast cancer. Send love by placing your hands over your breasts and letting them rest there as you affirm the beauty and health of your breast.

3. Eat a fiber-rich diet with plenty of healthy fats and low-glycemic fruit.

High-viber vegetables include broccoli and cabbage, onions, tumeric, garlic, greens, carrots and sweet potatoes. Enjoy nuts and fax, hemp or chia seeds.

Eat fish or take a quality fish oil supplement so that you get plenty of omega-3 fatty acids, because these antioxidants lower the risk of breast cancer.

A high-glycemic diet causes insulin resistance over time and insulin resistance is a risk factor for breast cancer, so cut down on sugars and grains while including healthy meats, fish, cheese and eggs.

Add healthy fats such as ghee, lard, butter, coconut oil and advocado oil. Fat is good for you, they support your hormone production. So don't worry about fats from healthy food sources.

4. Opt for thermograms over mammograms.

There's a better way to screen for breast health, and it's called thermography. Unlike mammography, which involves exposing your chest and breasts to radiation, thermography detects heat in the breast tissue that may be due to cellular inflammation.

It is a functional test, and the results change as blood flow to your tissue changes. When blood vessels are being formed to support a cluster of abnormal cells with DNA mutations, the process releases heat that can be picked up on an infrared imaging camera.

In essense, you're able to see problems long before they become an actual diagnosable disease.

If you have dense breast, a mammogram may show there's a problem where there is none simply becasue it's harder to get a clear mammogram picture of dense breast tissue, which is not the case with thermography.

Thermographs are also more comfortable since they do not involve breast compression of any kind.

5. Go braless as much as possible.

Go braless as much as possible so your lymph fluids can flow freely. I understand that if you have large breast it may be painful to go braless for too long. Just be sure that you're not in your bra all day long and you're letting them be free when you can.

If you have daughters teach them that freedom and less constriction is good for breasts.

Also, because I know you may be thinking it, there's NO real evidence that going braless causes your breast to sag earlier than they would otherwise.

If your breast are sagging and loosing elastiticty that's more of a nutrition (lack of efficient protein, collegen etc) and hormone (low estrogen) probem than a bra.

6. Eliminate negative self-talk about your breast.

Not only should you eliminate negative self-talk about your breast, but you should avoid bonding with other women over how you don't like your breast.

Your group of friends and family members do affect your perception and behaviors about your body.

Be the first one in your family or group of girlfriends to reject the habit of complaining about breast size and shape. Instead, say "I love the breast that God, my ancestors and bloodline have given me".

Be more grateful, and less hateful torwards your breast.

7. If you're going to drink, drink in moderation and in joy.

Drinking two or more alcoholic beverages a day puts you at a 60 percent higher risk of developing cancer. The risks may be greater for women taking HRT (hormone replacement therapy).

Alcohol consumption inhibits the ability of folate, a B vitamin, to repair DNA. If you drink, take a B-complex supplement, and remember that health is about enjoyment, not addiction.

Reaching for a glass of wine or your favorite mixed alcohol beverage to add pleasure to your meal produces and entirely different result than reaching for a glass of wine or alcohol drink to silence anxiety or sadness.


What you can do NOW to support your breast health?

Go purchase herbs from the apothecary that supports your breast health and overall wellbeing, invest in my Cleansing Supplements and Women's Multivitamin.

The cleansing supplements help purify your blood, reduce inflammation and pain, improves your liver health and reduces your body's toxin load.

Women's Multivitamin provides a rich supply of vitamin and trace minerals that support your breast, hormones and whole body health.


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Love and health,

Shavonne Richardson