EarthBasic. Take care. Bless many.
Hello Beloved! This week's temple building tip is (mostly) simple: get to know your family's history. Many health problems, including the likelihood of getting cancer, can be predicted by the health history of those who have gone before you. We know that these conversations can be quite difficult, but the knowledge you get can help you to be proactive in securing your health. Some of you may be adopted or for other reasons unaware of your family history. In these cases, it is wise to disclose this to your primary care physician so that you may be preemptively screened for known indicators that may impact your future health.
Use this family risk assessment tool by The Susan G. Komen Foundation to get you started and then have it handy when next you see your doctor:
Learn more about the impact of family history on your risk of developing cancer by listening to this interview by Breast Cancer Care (approximately 6 minutes):
Happy temple building!
Take care. Bless many.
Be-Held Health Lead
Jeanette Bailey is a believer in Jesus Christ, who believes that health, wellness, healing and wholeness is obtainable with a Christ-centered and evidence based medically sound approach. Her life's mission is to help individuals, families and communities
Carolyn Sinclair McCalla is a daughter of God who believes that as we seek the truth of God's Word, and humble ourselves to live in agreement with it, that we will experience the transformation which allows us to enter wholistic wellness: spirit, soul and body. She is the Founder and President of EarthBasic and leads its Be-Held Community: a group of women seeking, living and being transformed by the truth of God’s Word together. She is excited about this addition to the Be-Held Community, which will provide loving, sustainable, Christ-centered and well researched resources to support women in cultivating a life of wholistic self-care: spirit, soul, and body, which will in turn equip them to bless the generations in their care.