The male breast is much smaller than its female counterpart, and it cannot produce milk. Because of this smaller size and simpler structure, breast disease is much less common in men than women. Still, men can develop important breast problems, both benign and malignant.
Herbal medicine is the use of drugs found in plants for prevention and cure of disease. Some are safe but others may produce harmful side effects. When herbs are taken with a prescribed or over-the-counter drug, health problems may occur.
These home remedies are meant to prevent and ease the symptoms of fibrocystic breast disease. Remember, the symptoms of this disease can also be the warning signs for more dangerous ailments, so be sure you consult with your doctor. Coffee, tea, soft drinks, wine, and beer all contain methylxanthines -- chemicals that trigger the body to increase production of stress hormones.
Herbal medicine uses plants, or mixtures of plant extracts, to treat illness and promote health. There is not enough reliable scientific evidence to use it as a treatment for cancer. Herbal medicines are made from plants. Each part of the plant can have a different medicinal use.
By Sam Wong. A woman with advanced breast cancer has made a dramatic recovery after receiving a personalised therapy using her own immune cells. A year later, they had disappeared.
A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. Nina Sanford made the discovery that's now drawing renewed attention to habits she said cancer patients must disclose during treatment. Sanford is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology who specializes in and treats cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.
By Maureen Salamon Tuesday, August 25, Therapies such as acupuncture and massage can be a useful complement to conventional methods of treating cancer. Simon Yeung.
The use of medications, including herbal medicines during breastfeeding is always a concern among women. Currently, there is no published evidence on whether Sierra Leonean women use herbal medicine during breastfeeding. This study investigates the prevalence, correlates and pattern of herbal medicine use during breastfeeding.
Treatment for breast cancer often comes with unpleasant side effects. These vary from person to person. You may only experience side effects during treatment, or you may find some side effects continue after your treatment ends.