- Q When should I start getting mammograms?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineBreast cancer is one type of cancer where family history is especially important. If you have two close relatives who've had either breast cancer or ovarian cancer, especially if it's before age 40, I recommend you start screening at age 25. But if you... Full Answer
- Q Is thermography a safer alternative to mammograms?
Dr. Philip Getson, Pain MedicineThermography is NOT and never was an alternative to mammograms. Thermography is a Breast Health Risk Assessment tool - i.e., it provides information about the PHYSIOLOGY of the breast whereas mammograms provide information about the anatomy. In... Full Answer
- Q Is there something I can take before a mammogram so it doesn’t hurt?
Burke Lennihan RN CCH, Integrative MedicineBellis perennis is a natural remedy for bruising and soreness in the breasts and abdominal/pelvic area. You can get it in a 30c potency (strength) in many health food stores, or online. Dissolve a few pellets in your mouth before you leave for your... Full Answer