Check ’em, Don’t Neglect ’em! A Brief Guide to Breast Self-Exams

It’s Dr. Alaina here! Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, as a Healthy Breast Expert I thought this would be a perfect time to encourage you that you know your body best, including when it comes to your breast health. Regardless of your age, I encourage you to know what’s your normal for how your breasts look and feel so that you can alert your doctor to any changes. Breast Self-Exam Quick Tips: The only way to become familiar is through regular self-checks. The best time to check your breasts is about 1 week after your menstrual period starts. Practice a breast self exam technique and stick with it (it will get easier each time). There are some risks with … Read More