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Breast Cancer Awareness…Prevention

It is impossible to miss the pink ribbons that decorate the month of October. As you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. For many women, breast cancer is their most feared disease. The overwhelming “awareness” of the disease which was meant to encourage screenings has only added fear for many women. In Preventative Medicine magazine, 80% of women state they are moderately or very afraid of the diagnosis of breast cancer and rate this as one of their greatest fears. Despite these fears, the reality is 90% of women will never get this diagnosis. Breast Cancer Awareness month was established in 1985 by AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company responsible for the development of Tamoxifen and Arimidez, common chemotherapy agents used in the treatment of breast cancer. In the...

Monday Motivation: Qi Gong and Breast Cancer – The Power of Movement

  https://vimeo.com/369198809 All or most disease according to traditional Chinese medicine comes from blockage or stagnation of the body’s fluids, lymph flow, energy, breath, food, thoughts and emotional issues from the mind. All of these fall under the term “Qi” which is loosely translated as “life force, vapor, steam, and energy”. Most of the Chinese medicine is centered upon the movement and cultivation of our Qi, allowing the body to self-regulate, work in harmony and empower us to help strengthen our own immune response. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation" text="Catch Up On Motivation!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ]...

QI GONG – MOVING MEDITATION: FOR HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER

QI GONG- MOVING MEDITATION: FOR BREAST HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER Qi Gong (Chee Kung) is one of the five baskets of Chinese medicine. The five staples of Chinese medicine are Qi Gong (movement exercise that includes body, breath, and mind) Nutrition Acupuncture Massage (Tui-Na) Herbal remedies. All or most disease according to traditional Chinese medicine comes from blockage or stagnation of the body’s fluids, lymph flow, energy, breath, food, thoughts and emotional issues from the mind. All of these fall under the term “Qi” which is loosely translated as “life force, vapor, steam, and energy”. Most of the Chinese medicine is centered upon the movement and cultivation of our Qi, allowing the body to self-regulate, work in harmony and empower us to help strengthen our...

Breast Cancer Empowerment: Key Preventive Actions

  Prevention is KEY! Adopting just 3 preventive habits can reduce the likelihood of developing breast cancer by 62% according to a study by the American Institute for Cancer Research on >30,000 postmenopausal women. By knowing which lifestyle changes can have such powerful implications on breast health, you will be empowered to start making positive changes in your health and wellbeing. Below are the top 10 health issues women should be aware of with regard to breast cancer prevention. The first 3 listed have been shown to have the greatest impact. Start there! The staff at Thrive is here to help you as you strive for your best health. Switch to a Whole Food Plant-Based diet Reduction of Adipose (body fat) Limit alcohol Regular exercise Incorporate Flaxseed ...

Monday Motivation: Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Awareness is important, but prevention is key. Dr. Fletcher shares several essential prevention tips for Breast Cancer prevention in this Monday Motivation. [embed]https://vimeo.com/366078202[/embed] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation" text="Catch Up On Motivation!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ]    ...

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Awareness…Prevention by Dr. Nancy Palermo Lietz, MD Unless you’ve had your head in the sand you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October it is impossible to avoid articles that highlight Breast Cancer and the inordinate number of women who suffer every minute with the diagnosis of this  feared disease. It is said this “awareness” has only added fear without making any measurable difference in the disease.  In Preventative Medicine magazine 80% of women state they are moderately or very afraid of the diagnosis of breast cancer and rate this as one of their greatest fears. Despite these fears, the reality is 90% of women will never get this diagnosis. Breast Cancer Awareness month was established in 1985 by...