Your Chest Says A Lot About You

It is no longer just about learning to  take care of the chest , apparently, 70% of women do not know basics of  anatomy ,  development  and functions of their breasts according to a study by the students of  Master in Breast Pathology-Senology of University of Barcelona , led by  Prof. Miguel Prats Esteve.


Issues such as the effects that cause  bras breasts, changes resulting from breastfeeding , how to care and maintain firm breasts  or concerns about possible pathologies  around the neckline are the issues that concern and perplex women when they look inside her cleavage.


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Take note of these  10 tips to protect your bra made ​​by  Dr. Prats Esteve, Director of Breast Pathology Unit of the Planas Clinic  and you’ll be calmer if you assails any doubt. 


Decalogue to properly care for your cleavage.

Understand the morphology and function of the breast

Have information on the characteristics of breast development, morphology and characteristics of the healthy breast, it is essential to understand and detect abnormalities in the future and assist in maintaining breast health. 


Caring breasts

Moisturise and care for the skin of the breasts and use fasteners that correspond to the size Real are two basic aspects of breast care; regarding sun exposure is important to protect with sunscreen. During the lactation period applying moisturizers rich in collagen it is recommended.


Knowing the physiological changes and developments

The breasts are organs of the body that are subject to more changes over the life of a woman due to hormonal changes and periods of lactation and external influences.Knowing your progress at each stage is fundamental to understanding the changes that occur.


Knowing what bra size corresponds

More than 70% of women surveyed wears a size bra inadequate , especially the cup is unknown. Do not use the appropriate cup size and can cause discomfort, pain and even the formation of tempers that can be mistaken for tumors. In any case no risk of  producing cancer .




Lactation great efforts to your chest

Know what the effects caused by breast feeding and how to care in this period is essential to keep them healthy. Changes faster weight that can occur with pregnancy are the leading cause of stretch marks or deformation. Breastfeeding itself does not cause significant changes although changes in weight and volume to be controlled, moisturize skin, wear nursing bras large clamping and quality and know and apply correct breastfeeding technique.



Aesthetic and erotic function of breasts

The breast is an organ with a lot of symbolism both for its role in the reproductive process as for their aesthetic and erotic connotations. Keep firm breasts is one of the issues that most interest generated, it is recommended to use bra and moisturize the skin in the area. The breast has no muscle so physical exercises focused on the area  are preventive and do not give results once the chest has lost firmness. The aesthetic breast should be one with which women feel satisfied, not imposed by the currents of fashion.


Knowing the benign and malignant breast disease

Although 90% of breast tumors are benign alert and there is a widespread fear of cancer. It is important to communicate that benign tumors, mastitis and birth defects are the most common pathologies. To detect any disease should pay attention to changes in this body and go to the specialist.


Breast self-exam

Malignant tumors are diagnosed each time before which increases the chance of cure and survival. Self-examination in the classic sense is that women regularly practice, a series of maneuvers, like a doctor to diagnose abnormalities. In practice very few women already perform many causes them distress. Therefore, what is defended is the “self-knowledge” of how your breast and key points in regard to basic information and care.



Prevention of breast cancer

Regarding prevention it is essential to adopt basic healthy habits for good general functioning of the body; a healthy and balanced diet, doing sport regularly and avoid toxins such as snuff and alcohol. Knowledge of the healthy breast is basic to detect anomalies in self-exams, and know and follow signs specialists for early diagnosis, accepting that the scans may be limited in their effectiveness.


Malignant disease risk factors

Only  20% of breast cancers  can be explained by known risk factors, factors relating to the condition include; family history (only 5%), personal history, older women and environmental and hormonal factors. If the woman has some of these factors is recommended specialist visits more frequently.