Botanical Bust Enhancement: Research, Guide

Breast enhancement blog: 2016 archive

Androgens' role in women's health

Androgen plays a role in women's health. Adrenal androgens play a role in growth spurts during puberty, and androgens also play a role in mood and libido. Estrogens are formed from Androgens by the process of aromatase, that occurs in ovaries, adipose and other tissues.

Androgen insufficiency in women is rare except in late reproductive years and afterwards. The most common cause for women of all ages is hormonal imbalances of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) and cortisol in a feedback loop between the hypothalamus, pituitary gland and adrenal glands. Corticosteroid medication can cause temporary adrenal insufficiency, but this can be explained by external hormones causing desensitization of hormone responses. A few symptoms of adrenal insufficiency are fatigue, general weakness, loss of libido, loss of appetite, depression and feelings of sickness.

Risks of surgical augmentation

There are risks and complications to any type of cosmetic surgery. Risks include botched operations, and psychological repercussions. The typical maximum lifespan of an implant is up to 15 years, then another surgery has to be done to replace or remove that, but this does not include a large percentage of women who have complications within 5 years of getting implants. There are also risks of silicone or saline bags leaking. There are also inconveniences such as scar tissue that forms around implants, and for some women, difficulties breastfeeding.

Opinion on cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery and the idea of it should be made obsolete. It is useless as a desire, and vain. However, a different topic of reconstructive surgery, can be essential, and I hold this idea in high regard.

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Which botanicals are chosen

When researching botanicals for breast health, breast enhancement and related purposes, I try to choose the ones that have anticarcinogenic or antitumor properties. There is more information available on botanicals that were tested to make cancerous cells grow, while sometimes this also causes growth for healthy cells, I avoid listing botanicals based on results from studies that show them stimulating unhealthy cells. Despite choosing botanicals with anticarcinogenic properties towards their target, or botanicals from studies on healthy cells, a hormone imbalance is also a cancer risk.

Future projects

Future projects will be about literary scientific research on various breast topics, not limited to herbal breast enlargement, including herbal breast reduction, tuberous breasts, body hair, and herbal correction for inverted nipples. It is inadvisable to do anything physical to alter or influence breast shape or size. If possible, nutritional and botanical methods will be investigated for these purposes.

Theory on cancer treatments

When a well intended cancer treatment works against a specific cancer, the cancer's receptors usually become desensitized. This situation is also seen in the analogies of steroid and drug use, where more and more is needed to get a desired effect to a diminished body response and inability for bodily regulation. With receptor targeted therapy, the receptor must be re-sensitized for a cancer therapy to remain effective. This is often the case in receptor negative types of cancer. Otherwise, a stronger medicine is given, and it becomes less and less effective. Not all botanicals or substances with a specific hormone attribute have anti-cancer properties to be used for re-sensitization of receptor responses.

  • Y Li, YY Yuan, SM Meeran, TO Tollefsbol. Synergistic epigenetic reactivation of estrogen receptor-α (ERα) by combined green tea polyphenol and histone deacetylase inhibitor in ERα-negative breast cancer cells. Mol Cancer. 2010; 9: 274. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2967543/
  • Y Li, SM Meeran, SN Patel, H Chen, TM Hardy, TO Tollefsbol. Epigenetic reactivation of estrogen receptor-α (ERα) by genistein enhances hormonal therapy sensitivity in ERα-negative breast cancer. Mol Cancer. 2013; 12: 9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3577460/

About Botanical Breast Enhancement ebook

'Botanical Breast Enhancement' explores the science of how breast development occurs, and it looks into the possibility of controlling this process after puberty. Basic human endocrinology is described as a basis for health and how hormones interact. Herbs have different properties, so their specific properties are explored to find the right combinations to work in conjunction with human endocrinology for herbal breast enhancement or herbal breast enlargement. Suggestions made in this book are limited to whole herbs or topical extracts. There are further insights such as relations with hormone imbalances.

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Lycopene

Lycopene is a cartenoid, but, unlike other cartenoids, it cannot be converted into vitamin A by humans and animals. Still, lycopene has an important role in human health as one of the most powerful botanical antioxidants known. Studies have shown lycopene to inhibit cancer growth, and it to have protective effects on healthy human tissue, including from mild radiation.

Reddish and pink fruits such as tomato, rosehips, watermelon, papaya, grapefruit, guava, apricots, papaya contain lycopene. Surprisingly, (natural) ketchup and tomato sauce contain many times more lycopene per weight than whole tomatoes.

Clarification about Progesterones and Estrogens

There is often confusion about the relationship between Progestogens and Estrogens. Each is a different category of hormone. Progestogens can be called Progesterones (plural), or Progestins. Progesterone (singular), is actually a specific hormone within the class Progestogens. Progestins is a term that means Progestogen, but it commonly refers to synthetic Progesterones. Of botanicals, there is no difference between the terms phytoprogesterone, and phytoprogestin, because there isn't a concept of synthetic botanical. Phytoprogesterone and Phytoprogestin are how progestogenic botanicals are referred to in medical texts.

Hormones within the class of Progestogens act similarly to each other, while hormones within the class of Estrogens act similarly within it's group. Still, there are minor differences in hormones within their grouping.

Cancer fighting fruits

Many fruits have anti-cancer properties. Highlighted for their strong anti-cancer properties are pomegranate, papaya, pineapple, and graviola/soursop/guanabana.