Studies have shown that mammograms are early detection procedures; they not actually breast cancer prevention activities. For many women, yearly mammograms are a source of stress and mammograms themselves can produce physical discomfort. A great deal of cultural pressure and fear surround mammograms, yet often women feel that they have no choice and must undergo this procedure.
mind-body-spirit connection is vital. As we’ve seen emotional balance is essential to good health. The most productive, health-giving way to manage a mammogram is to use
this procedure to prove that your body-mind-spirit connection is working well and your own daily self-care program is keeping you
healthy. Try to schedule a mammogram when you feel your best. Go when life is not stressful and your emotions are on an even keel.
Your mental state contributes to your overall sense of well-being. Early detection may be important, but prevention is still the