Your breasts are essentially structures made up of fat and gland, mounted to the female’s chest wall with a delicate system of ligaments. The circulation in the breast is much the same as the rest of the body consisting of arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels. In short, the arteries bring fresh blood to the cells carrying along with it the nutrition that the breast and its tissues need for proper health. The veins bring the blood back from the cells along with cellular waste and toxins. The lymphatics are designed to return the toxin and other waste materials that lie in the intercellular fluid between the cells.
Toxins are believed by many to be the local beginnings of cancerous tissue. It is imperative that these toxins be continually removed through the body’s veins and lymphatic vessels. When these toxins are unable to exit the body properly, the possibility of cancer increases.
A recent study* of 4,700 women found that women who wore brassieres had an increased chance of acquiring breast cancer. It is very possible that the constant pressure that the bra puts on the breast is limiting the flow of toxins that need to be released, resulting in the increased cancer rate. Any more than a gentle amount of pressure can flatten the lymphatic vessel and stop the toxic flow from the breast.
The Study found the highest rate of breast cancer in those who wore bras 24 hours a day, and the lowest rate in those who never wore bras. The study suggested that women should wear their bra less than 12 hours a day.
Early detection does greatly increase your odds of surviving cancer. However, waiting for cancer rather than actively participating in its avoidance can be detrimental too your health. You can do breast massage to maintain breast health.
Self-lymphatic breast massage technique is very easy to do and can be done at home so you do not need to be uncomfortable and embarrassed by the presence of others. This self-lymphatic breast massage technique aims to:
- Repair blood circulation of venous and intercellular
- Bringing nutrients to tissues
- Removing toxins through the lymphatic system
- Tighten and beautify breast
HERE ARE SELF-LYMPHATIC BREAST MASSAGE TECHNIQUES:
Use your fingers to gently smooth away from the nipple. These movements travel from the nipple and directly away using no more pressure than what you would like to apply to your eyelids. More pressure would flatten the lymphatic vessel and stop the flow of toxins and fluids. Also, make this stroke slow, not fast, for it to be effective. The purpose of this first step is a basic step for gentle draining motion designed to drain the breasts lymphatic system and is possibly the most important of the four steps.
Gently massage the breast with a squeeze-like motion, using lifting and pressing movements. Steps is number two assists in the movement of venous fluids. Feel free to experiment with Reviews These two movements and find what is comfortable for you.
Slowly and carefully use your hands to rotate the breast toward the clock-wise and counter, be careful not to put too much strain on the breast. Step Three is simply to help keep your support ligaments in good health and assists in the fight against gravity.
Use both hands as shown to apply some pressure medium, compression to discharge more pressure. Steps number four is to assist in the movement of venous fluids. Feel free to experiment with Reviews These two movements and find what is comfortable for you.
This procedure should be done at least twice a week. It can be done on bare skin, but you may find that using some vegetable oil may be more comfortable. Stay away from mineral-based or scented oils.
* Singer, Sydney Ross. Dressed to Kill: The Link Between Breast Cancer and Bras, Garden City Park, NY: Avery Pub. Group, 1995