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Breast Thermography


The Breast Study consists of nine (9) images covering the breast, chest and upper back area. Imaging normally takes no more than ½ hour. As with other parts of the body, thermography helps to identify inflammatory, neovascular and neurological phenomena based on levels of, and differences in, temperature as well as thermal patterns. A thermography study can help to identify abnormal vascular patterns which are associated with the development of chronic disease in the breast region, and it can also aid in monitoring the structural integrity of implants.

As an additional test, thermography has been shown in peer-reviewed research articles to increase the effectiveness of screening procedures when multiple tests, including thermography, are used to monitor breast health. This is consistent, of course, with the unique information provided by thermography on the body’s physiological and metabolic processes.

In the area of the breast, thermography can aid in the detection of the following potential conditions:

        • Breast cysts

        • Lymphatic congestion

        • Estrogen dominance

        • Generalized inflammation

        • Fibrocystic breasts

        • Hormone imbalances

With thermographic imaging, we can identify areas of suspected inflammation and infection because they present with heat. Once an area of concern is identified, recommendations for specific follow-up tests and/or examinations become an important part of the thermography report. In addition, many dietary, lifestyle and environmental factors have been shown to play a part in the inflammatory process. It is always important to discuss your thermography report with a regulated practitioner.