Category Archives: breast health

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What to Expect After Immediate Breast Reconstruction

Before undergoing breast reconstruction surgery, you may find yourself with many concerns. Will my reconstructed breast appearance feel natural? What technique is right for me? How long and challenging will my recovery be? No matter how much time you devote to preparing mentally and physically for your surgery, you may still have questions. Here is… Read More

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What Is the Connection Between Large Breasts and Back Pain?

Many people consider larger breasts to be more desirable. However, if you have heavy, pendulous breasts, they could be causing you discomfort. Your breasts’ size and shape can change throughout your life due to weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. As you get older, your breast tissue also loses elasticity, which causes skin sagging and downward-pointing… Read More

Breaking News About Textured Breast Implants: FDA Will Not Ban Sales

Every year, around 400,000 women in the US receive breast implants. Some women getimplants to feel more confident and for others it’s part of rebuilding the breast after variousaccidents or illnesses. Women who have had the procedure report feeling an improved bodyimage and an increased self-esteem. Recently, the silicone devices used for breast implantprocedures have… Read More

Mammogram Recommendations

Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease, and don’t have any risk factors. Little wonder, then, that the recommendations for breast cancer screening apply to all women, regardless of their individual medical history. Because breast cancer screening can detect breast cancer long before symptoms occur, routine screenings… Read More

Reconstructive Surgery After Breast Cancer

Breast reconstructive surgery is designed for patients recovering from a single or double mastectomy. While mastectomies are the best way to ensure that breast cancer does not recur, many patients are unhappy with the results from a cosmetic standpoint. The goal of reconstructive surgery is to help cancer survivors complete the healing process by restoring… Read More