What is a breast made of?

What is a breast made of?

Female breasts contain different types of fibrous, fatty and glandular tissue: fibrous, or connective or supportive tissue is the same tissue that ligaments and scar tissue are made of.  fatty tissue fills in the spaces between fibrous and glandular tissue and...
Benefits of Massaging your Breasts

Benefits of Massaging your Breasts

Breast massage triggers the release of oxytocin and helps create a feeling of wellbeing and induces relaxation the body and mind. It can also help to reduce PMS (premenstrual syndrome) and the occurrence of cysts. Post surgical scars are soften with massage. Many...
How to massage the breasts

How to massage the breasts

Warm a small amount of oil in the palm of your hands.  Gently massage from your breastbone moving towards the nipple with flat fingers. (For women with larger breasts, support the outer part of your breast with the opposite hand). Gently massage from underneath your...
What are lymph nodes?

What are lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs that help fight infection and are found throughout the body. They produce and filter a colourless fluid called lymph, which contains white blood cells known as lymphocytes (immune cells involved in defending against infections...
What are breast cysts and what are the causes?

What are breast cysts and what are the causes?

What are breast cysts?Breast cysts are round or oval structures filled with fluid and they are typically benign cause of breast lumps. There are various types, including simple and complex. A simple cyst is just filled with fluid and is always benign, while a complex...