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.
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 lover of Christ with a passion for sharing her gifts and happy findings with others. She is so excited about this addition to Be-Held, which will provide practical, sustainable, Christ-centered and well researched resources to support women in cultivating a life of holistic self-care: spirit, soul, and body.