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Understanding Your Breasts

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

Reviewed by Trilochan Hiremath, M.D. | Diagnostic Radiology

The Basics
Breast Conditions
Improving Breast Health

The Basics

The Facts About Breast Health

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

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

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

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

Breast Conditions

The Facts About Breast Conditions

Common breast conditions may cause worrisome symptoms, but most aren't cause for worry.

Found in women’s breast tissue, complex fibroadenomas may increase the risk of breast cancer.

While fibroadenomas often require no treatment, a biopsy or removal is necessary in some cases.

Know the truth about fibroadenomas, the solid, noncancerous breast lumps often found in women.

Improving Breast Health

Improving Breast Health

Your breast health isn't just about cancer. Daily care can prevent other complications, as well.

Wearing a bra won't increase your cancer risk, but keep in mind other health issues.

Committing to a regular yoga practice benefits many areas that in turn benefit breast health.

There's no stopping your changing body, but you don't have to lose all the aspects you love.

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