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Alternative Therapies and Lifestyle + Surviving Cancer

Yoga Reduces Fatigue and Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors-Study

I’ve talked about yoga a lot on this post. Two years ago, I told you all how it changed my life. I’ve talked about how it rewires the brain, soothing mood swings and brain fog. It helps soothe the side effects of cancer, and restores flexibility and movement after surgery. If you haven’t tried yoga

Breast Cancer

Alcohol and Breast Cancer-Are You At Risk?

Just how much does alcohol affect your risk for breast cancer? There have been a number of conflicting studies over the last decade or so, leaving many women confused. Is the occasional drink okay? How much is too much? Studies Show a Link Though research shows that moderate drinking can lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Breast Cancer + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Are Breast Tattoos Safe?

“Nipple Tattoos Help Breast Cancer Survivors Feel Like Women Again.” This was the headline of a July 2011 news article featuring The Beau Institute, which offers free nipple tattooing for breast cancer survivors. Is this a good idea? Is it safe? In May 2010, I published a post on the dangers of lead-based inks in

Breast Cancer + Toxic Talk and Labels

Update on Parabens-Scientists Finding Them in Breast Tissue Again

I’ve posted about parabens before-those potentially harmful preservatives that are used in so many of our personal care products. These synthetic chemicals help keep products free of contamination, so they last longer. Parabens can act like estrogen in the body, however, and since estrogen is considered one of the primary influences on breast cancer, researchers