Cancer is so common a disease of modern times and is no doubt the result of many factors in our modern lifestyle. Those suffering from cancer pray that a remedy is found and that there will be a monumental break- through in medical research-one that promises a total cure. But so far, medical science remains silent.
Amongst those who contract other forms of the disease, women continue to be diagnosed with breast cancer at what appears to be an ever increasing and alarming rate. They continue to endure severe medical treatment and chemo-therapy that offers a degree of hope, but still no cure is guaranteed. Many who suffer the treatment may tragically still have to have surgery to have the breast, or breasts removed. This must be the most traumatic eventuality a woman can face.
There are many thousands of women suffering from breast cancer and who face the associated medical treatment that follows diagnosis. But there are many more women who suffer from the fear of contracting the disease. To avoid unnecessary anxiety is an important consideration in establishing a positive mental attitude and maintaining health with confidence. This is our first step towards an approach must be one based on prevention.
This means we have to avoid any of the factors that are likely to lead to cancer starting with all the recognized carcinogens and learn more about potential dangers in products not yet proven to be carcinogenic such as suppressant deodorants and cosmetic creams.
We may know the value of nutrition and that any artificial substances or colourings, flavourings, and so on are out. But there are additional factors that we must act upon and these include adding specific herbs, seaweeds and sprouts to our diet, and drinking water free from chlorine and fluoride.
We know that all the health practices such as exercise, sport, deep breathing, relaxation, and freedom from anxiety are important and making sure that we are leading a life which is productive in terms of our personal life satisfaction and happiness.
We must seek further than general fitness exercises for specific ones that help circulation in the lymph and breasts and to learn of the special exercises in respiration that help to oxygenate the tissues.
There are many additional ways we can avoid illness and breast cancer in particular. Many of these methods are incorporated in Tai Chi and in Yoga.
Start practising today! Only then will we be doing our best to avoid breast cancer!