Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, October 9, 2013

Q: I am 36 and never had children, how do I reduce my risk of getting breast cancer?My counselor and another physician experienced with ADHD told me that I have ADHD. Although I have not been formally tested. Both told me that sometimes-wonky hormone levels exasperate any ADHD symptoms.  I am taking bio identical hormones. My [...]

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Beyond BRCA: 7 Keys to Breast Cancer Prevention

It is everywhere — pink ribbons, thinking pink and intense attention on breast cancer. As October unfolds in the midst of falling leaves and Halloween, we take pause to debate, discuss and raise money for one of the leading diseases for women today. [1]In my office, I often meet women at varying points in their [...]

Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Finding your personal keys to breast cancer prevention

Dr. Taz MD: Solutions for Living Healthy NaturallyFinding your personal keys to breast cancer preventionEvery year, thousands of young women are diagnosed with breast cancer. These women face unique challenges with their cancer treatment. Unlike older women, younger women tend to have more aggressive cancers and lower survival rates1. Additionally, since breast cancer occurs less [...]

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Relationship Between Genetics And Choices Crucial In Cancer Fight

With the recent press surrounding Angelina Jolie’s courageous decision to undergo surgery for breast cancer prevention, the debate over cancer and its prevalence continues. Unfortunately, the discussion on cancer and cancer prevention continues to focus on genes, drugs and surgery, rather than understanding why cancer continues to be our modern day plague. […]

Estrogen Dominance Is Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer: Preventing Estrogen Dominance Is The First Step In Preventing Breast Cancer

The best way to prevent estrogen dominance is to 1) support your body's natural pathways for eliminating excess estrogen and 2) avoid xenoestrogens.Estrogen is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. It influences the growth and functioning of both female and male reproductive, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems.Xenoestrogens are chemicals present in our environment that [...]