Christine Horner, MD FACS is a nationally recognized surgeon, author, natural health expert and relentless champion for women’s health. Dr. Horner is board certified in both general and plastic surgery. She spearheaded legislation in the 1990s that made it mandatory that insurance companies pay for breast reconstruction following mastectomy. Her 5 years crusade—The Breast Advocacy Project—led to the passage of laws in 35 states and federal law in 1998. She is the author of the award-winning book, Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr Christine Horner’s Program to Protect Against and Fight Breast Cancer winner of the Independent Book Publishers Award 2006 for “Best Book in Health, Medicine, and Nutrition,” and the author of “Radiant Health Ageless Beauty: Dr. Horner’s 30-Day Program to Extraordinary Health and Longevity (2016) the winner of the 2017 eLit Award for “Best Book in Health, Medicine, and Nutrition”. A frequent radio and television show guest, Dr. Horner has been interviewed on FOX National News, CNN, and by Dr. Mercola, and Dr. Oz.
In this episode, Christine talks about the alarming rates of cancer in young women and how we need to focus more on preventative strategies in order to protect the next generation. She shares her suggestions for the important lifestyle changes that need to be made starting in the pre-teen years. And why your pre-teen should start eating tofu. For more information on Dr. Horner visit her site at www.drchristinehorner.com or you can find her on Social media at www.facebook.com/drchristinehorner.
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Here are some highlights from this Podcast:
(1:12) – Covering reconstruction
(4:08)- Becoming a breast surgeon
(7:02) – Why cancer is on the rise for younger women
(11:16) – Tofu can delay the onset of early puberty
(12:53) – Breast Cancer screening for young women
(16:57) – Your actions in your teen years have the most effect on your health in adulthood
(19:42) – Bio-identicals and Ayurveda
(22:27) – Is the HPV vaccine necessary?