Understanding Your Breasts | The Basics

Your breasts will thank you for following these expert suggestions.

The scientific field fails to latch onto a provable theory behind our permanent mammary glands.

Studies show conflicting information on coffee, but your overall diet can make a difference.

Hormone changes can cause a variety of symptoms, but there are times you should see your doctor.

There's a serious shift in the bra market encouraged by the increase in work-from-home jobs.

While generally harmless, it's necessary to rule out breast cancer in certain instances.

Scabs can result from both harmful and harmless factors, and at-home treatments can help.

Discomfort and swelling may occur during PMS, but there are ways to reduce it.

One woman tells her story of being diagnosed with Poland syndrome.

Galactorrhea could be a sign of an underlying condition.

The short answer? They can. Here are some things to consider.

Wearing a bra doesn't increase your risk of cancer, but taking them off isn't a bad idea.

Breasts inevitably change with age. But there are steps you can take to slow down the process.

Breast wellness is an important part of overall health, so don't fall for misinformation.

Nipples come in all shapes, sizes and colors, but changes in appearance could be a warning sign.

Education and routine self-exams are the best practices for long-term health.

Misconceptions about breast density abound, so it’s important to know the facts.

Breast density may not affect a woman’s day-to-day life, but it can correlate to breast cancer.

Sleeping with breast support isn’t dangerous, but it won’t stop age or gravity, either.