Epigenetics : keeping abreast: on breast health . By Kathleen Cole BSc in Nursing, Naturopath. The Fear of Breast cancer starts early. What is Epigenetics ?. True genetic mutations account for only 5-10% cancers
By Kathleen Cole BSc in Nursing, Naturopath
Breast care starts with a balanced immune system, healthy liver & gut function, hormonal & emotional balance- all of these epigenetic factors can influence your risk of breast cancer
Consume a high plant based diet preferably organic
Researchfocuses on the anti-cancer activity of one of these compounds, called sulforaphane"It has already been shown to reduce the incidence and rate of chemically induced mammary tumors in animals. It inhibits the growth of cultured human breast cancer cells, leading to cell death."
Another study found that women who ate few
Most breast changes are not due to breast cancer and are often related to hormonal changes such as in FBD- although a benign condition, is nevertheless an indication of a hormone imbalance.
Lack of exercise
Women with high agricultural organochlorines in their blood are 4 to 10X more likely to develop breast cancer than those with lower levels
. 1 out of 168 women who wore bras rarely or never.
Nutritional interventions targeted at improving
“A day without laughter is a day wasted”
Studies on humour and laughter from Duke University, Loma Linda University, UCLA and others have shown:
Laughing helps relax tense muscles.
It reduces the production of stress hormones.
Laughter and a positive attitude strengthen the immune system.
There are no known negative side effects to laughter.