Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Thursday, November 14, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133320)
 Advice (160864)
 Affiliate Programs (34735)
 Art and Culture (73688)
 Automotive (145678)
 Blogs (75052)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17133)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328517)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366263)
 Camping (10961)
 Career (72734)
 Christianity (15843)
 Collecting (11637)
 Communication (115055)
 Computers (241954)
 Construction (38996)
 Consumer (49680)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20387)
 Dating (45776)
 EBooks (19687)
 E-Commerce (48204)
 Education (185250)
 Electronics (83496)
 Email (6392)
 Entertainment (159830)
 Environment (28937)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110900)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196389)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310270)
 Fitness (106097)
 Food & Beverages (62867)
 Free Web Resources (7938)
 Gambling (30225)
 Gardening (25105)
 Government (10513)
 Health (629506)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44039)
 Home Business (91556)
 Home Improvement (251348)
 Home Repair (46126)
 Humor (4823)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45130)
 Interior Design (29546)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190983)
 Internet Marketing (146334)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80486)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98770)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18213)
 Music (27002)
 New to the Internet (9479)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129616)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38080)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12673)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126620)
 Recreation & Leisure (95271)
 Relationships (87469)
 Research (16158)
 Sales (80321)
 Science & Technology (110218)
 Search Engines (23453)
 Self Improvement (153098)
 Seniors (6232)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49284)
 Software (82995)
 Spiritual (23465)
 Sports (116079)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34066)
 Travel & Tourism (307374)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11727)
 Website Design (56822)
 Website Promotion (36567)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35769)
Author Spotlight
ALFRED MEARS

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more
MAXWELL JIANG

My mission is to help one million people recover from their exes, to provide valuable information so...more
RAHUL VERMA

Rahul Verma, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm Digital SEO Com...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more
CACEY TAYLOR

Im just a man who likes to be happy and see others happy. Im into home business, sports, family, and...more


Breast Self Exams: Why You Should Learn To Do Them by Andrew Stratton






Breast Self Exams: Why You Should Learn To Do Them by
Article Posted: 09/22/2009
Article Views: 231
Articles Written: 5522
Word Count: 556
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Breast Self Exams: Why You Should Learn To Do Them


 
Health
From the time we women become teenagers, we're fascinated with our breasts. As we grow into adulthood, our breasts undergo almost as many changes as we do. Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause-all these stages cause transformations in our bodies that are hard to keep track of.

Breast self-exam techniques can help us keep in touch with our "girls" and make us aware of changes that may need further investigation. For women with a family history of breast cancer, it is even more important that they know how to examine their breasts regularly to detect early changes, lumps, and cysts.

The effectiveness of breast self-exam (BSE) is beyond question as women who practice it regularly are responsible for finding 90 percent of all masses and lumps. Since you know your body better than anyone else, you are the best person to check for any changes.

If you find any changes, your OB/GYN professional will recommend a clinical breast exam, mammogram and/or a biopsy to detect breast cancer. This is the most common cause of mortality in women aged between 37 to 55 years. If you do have a cancerous lump, early detection is crucial to prevent it spreading and improve your prognosis.

Doctors recommend that women start self-exams as early as their 20s, so they can make it a habit. Do the test every month, a few days after your menstrual cycle. Menopausal women can perform the examination the same day every month.

Before your period, your body tends to retain water and the swelling and puffiness will make it more difficult to detect lumps. Some conditions such as benign or fibrocystic breast disease can cause cysts to form before your period. If you have doubts, checking again after your period is over will help you assess if the lumps have reduced. If they decrease in size, they are most likely benign.

With regular self-exams, it will be easier for you to detect changes, if any, and take action as early as possible. If you find hard lumps that are difficult to budge, you should take notice immediately and contact your OB/GYN as soon as possible. Even if you have breast implants, it's possible for you to do the BSE once you know where the edges of your implants are.

Also check for enlarged lymph nodes in or near your armpits. Enlarged nodes can indicate disease or infection and may need further tests. Check if your nipples are inverted or produce a discharge.

Puckered nipples can be an early indication of cancer, while discharge can indicate hormonal dysfunction or infections. Make sure you examine your breasts while you are standing as well as lying down.

It is best to ask your OB/GYN to teach you the BSE technique so you can do it properly. Learning to do a breast self exam can be one of the best things you do for yourself.

Spending quality time with your "girls" can help you understand the changes they go through every month and detect any lumps or abnormalities you may need to check out with your doctor. Not to mention the fact that it can prove to be a lifesaver.

In Hobart, obgyn recommend a gynecological examination regularly if you are a sexually active woman. Learn more about what a yearly consultation with your gynaec would involve, here http://www.gamahealthcareforwomen.com

Related Articles - Hobart gynecologist, Hobart gynecology, hobart womens health, health care hobart,







Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
KIRAN KAUR

Kiranpreet (Kiran) Kaur, D.D.S., who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the prestigio...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more
STEVE BURGESS

Steve Burgess is a freelance technology writer, a practicing computer forensics specialist as the pr...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
JOANNA MORGAN

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license