Sexual health/Vegetarian breast enlargement

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This guide is for female dietary vegetarian breast enlargement. This resource is for non-vegetarians and vegetarians alike. Almost everything a person eats directly or indirectly comes from plants to show that bovine extracts are unnecessary.

Theoretically, indicated bulk herbs and staple foods should be highly effective. Bulk herbs are more cost effective than breast enlargement supplements, while providing a significant amount of necessary phytochemicals. Certain staple foods also contain significant amounts of necessary phytohormones. Proper complementary nutrition is also important.

There has been folklore and interest in using herbs for breast enlargement and lactation throughout history.[1] There have been limited modern scientific studies to test the efficacy of herbal breast enlargement, but that does not necessarily mean that is it not possible.[1] First, accept your body how it is, then go with natural methods.

The doer is responsible for using judgement and for ensuring the use of only food-grade safe ingredients. Do not do if: pregnant, any health conditions exist or are a worry, or social conditions or environments are a concern. In extreme and uncontrolled conditions it can become an adverse or potentially bad concern.

Precautions[edit]

This promotes feminine qualities, so it is not suitable for males. Use caution, and observe the effects before continuing. Stop immediately if any concerns occur, and do not overdo.

Safety of each food, herb or phytoestrogen has to be researched on a case by case basis, and while one part of a plant may be edible another part may not be. Some phytoestrogens are considered safe, while some may be safe while promoting unwanted effects. Others, in foods like soy, may increase the risk of estrogen positive cancers. Some estrogenic herbs could possibly interfere with oral contraceptives. Many estrogenic herbs are not safe to be taken during pregnancy, because some cause uterine contractions, and because phytochemicals may potentially be passed on to the child.

Zearalenone, known as ZEN or ZEA, and its derivatives are a class of xenoestrogens associated with many herbal bust enhancement products.[2] Zearalenone, produced by toxic fungi within the genuses of Fusarium and Gibberella, is a mycoestrogen that stimulates the growth of breast cancer cells, increases the chance of estrogen dependent breast cancer, and may reduce fertility.[2]

There is evidence that excessive red clover intake may cause permanent infertility,[3] either way, it is not useful here.

Genistein, an isoflavonoid, may increase the chances of estrogen dependent cancer. Soy may alternatively decrease the chances of estrogen negative cancer. Kava is a liver toxin. Tea tree oil is dangerous for internal consumption.

Human hormones are not to be supplemented, as this is dangerous. There exist synthetic estrogens, metalloestrogens and other estrogenic substances that most are extremely carcinogenic and toxic, and these are to be completely avoided. Only use food sources, and avoid anything synthetic.

Also to note: concentrated foods or supplements, no matter how harmless, cause strenuous work for the liver.

Biology[edit]

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The breast is largely composed of glandular tissue surrounded by adipose tissue.[4] This glandular tissue is made up of numerous milk producing lobules.[4] The endocrine system, including the pituitary gland, regulates mammary glands.[4]

Mammary gland cells contain estrogen receptor alpha, progesterone receptor, and prolactin receptor proteins. Estradiol, progesterone and prolactin normally activate the respective receptors that cause breast growth.[5] Food-grade phytoestrogen analogs may replicate these actions to further stimulate breast growth. Montgomery's glands and mammary glands are of the exocrine system.

Activation of ER-α causes elongation or horizontal growth of mammary duct cells.[5] Progesterone receptor activation causes side-branching of mammary gland cells.[5] Density, areolar gland development, and gland lactation development are caused by prolactin receptor activation.[5]

Breast development occurs during the luteal phase,[6] and of the luteal phase, there is interest in days 18 to 23. During the follicular phase, there are hormones correlated with breast size,[6] perhaps these hormones are necessary for keeping gains made during the luteal phase. There may be a possibility for growth during follicular days 5 to 10, but perhaps by a different presence of hormone levels than the hormone levels present during the luteal phase.

Lower testosterone levels are correlated with larger breast sizes, especially during the luteal phase.[6]

Phytohormones[edit]

Certain phytohormones may work by binding to estrogen receptors in the mammary glands, or by possibly influencing human hormone regulation or synthesis. It is possible that phytoestrogens may help prevent the breakdown of human hormones, thus reducing hormonal imbalances. Phytohormones that are galactogogues may possibly be mammary tissue receptive. Use phytoestrogen sources that prevent or fight cancer. Useful phytohormones increase the duration of the luteal phase, have other hormone balancing properties, or interact strongly with estrogen receptors ER-α, prolactin receptors or progesterone receptors.

Check the safety and safe doses of each herb. Safety information of many herbs can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/herb_All.html

Only food-grade safe ingredients listed below. Generally, do not use herbal sources during pregnancy.

phytohormone source notes information sheets
diosgenin Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek) sprouts Increases bud differentation.[7] Fenugreek seed sprouts contain more diosgenin than non-sprout fenugreek seeds.[1] Antitumor properties.[8] NIH
shatavarins asparagus officinalis (common asparagus),
asparagus racemosus (shatavari)
In a preclinical trial, ayurvedic herb asparagus racemouses increased mammary specific tissue mass.[9] Anticancer properties.
8-prenylnaringenin humulus lupus (hops) Activates ER-α,[10] and progesterone receptor binding. Causes mammary cell proliferation.[11] Increases prolactin levels. Decreases LH and FSH.[11] Affects menstrual cycles. Most potent phytoestrogen known.[10][12] Reduces hot flashes.[10] Anticancer properties in human in vitro cells.[13]
pinoresinol or lariciresinol brussel sprouts, rye sprouts, onion sprouts PMC
Chasteberry NIH
miroestrol Pueraria mirifica (Kwao Krua),
Pueraria lobata (Kudzu)
Miroestrol activates ER-α, and causes mammary cell proliferation.[14] Legume family

Not all phytoestrogen sources are efficacious, for instance those that interact preferably with ER-β, such as many legume sources.

The following have safety considerations, and should be cautioned or avoided: lavender, tea tree oil, kava, red clover, pennyroyal, black cohosh.

Preparations[edit]

Herb powders can be taken alone or mixed in to food or beverage directly. For a protein powder mix, mix one part rice and pea protein powder, one part shredded coconut, four parts unrefined raw sugar and one part mixed herbs together. Mix with water or a suitable drink. Whole herbs are also useful. They can be also be prepared as a tea or an extract.

Do not take lavender or tea tree oil internally. Thoroughly check the safety of other herbs before use.

Sprouts[edit]

Sprouts contain more phytohormones and bio-available nutrients than the rest of the plant. Not all sprouts are edible. Don't use seeds marketed for planting, because these may contain chemicals not made for consumption. Seeds should be washed before sprouting, the heated to kill bacteria after sprouting.

Extract[edit]

Pour herbs and food-grade grain alcohol into a brown glass container using a funnel. Grain alcohol of varying proof levels is suitable, because it can extract both water and fat soluble phytochemicals. Brown glass containers keep light from breaking down phytochemicals within it. If the bottle doesn't have a screw on cap of its own, a cork can be used. This bottle can be placed into a sock, and put in a dark place for two weeks. The extract can be poured off the top, when needed, while the solid mixture sinks to the bottom. This can be added to drinks or drunk as is.

An infusion can also be made, by putting a herbal ingredient in olive oil, and letting it sit for a week.

CO2 extracts and other essential oils of hops exist.

Topical[edit]

Massage with herbal phytoestrogens and olive oil may influence growth increase. Digestion blocks the absorption of some herbal substances. Then after that, they may get one pass through the body, before being converted or broken down into another form. The liver alters or breaks down 80 - 90% of substances that encounter it.[15] The breakdown of substances by digestion or by the liver turns substances into forms that the body is familiar with, which can either be more or less effective. The question is whether topical application is more effective than digestion for the desired area.

Herbs can be roasted to dry, then ground up to form a powder.[16] Mix with olive oil to form a paste, and this can be used for application.[16] A combination of saw palmetto, hops, chasteberry, primrose, sprouted fenugreek seeds can be used.

Hopefully it would be a treatment for amazia and unilateral breasts in combination with herbal breast reduction. Massage with herbal phytoestrogens and olive oil may influence growth increase, but the amount of this to enter the body is unmatched compared to digestion. Hopefully it would be a treatment for amazia and unilateral breasts in combination with herbal breast reduction.

Dosage[edit]

Dosage is important.

Nutrition[edit]

See also: Nutrition

Water hydration is important for health, and body efficiency. A multivitamin can help with improving overall body health. Vitamins do not need to be overdone. A womans' multivitamin, and food sources is more than adequate for mineral needs. Using individual mineral supplements can cause imbalances, and this is not suitable. Properly balanced calcium complexes with D vitamins can be an exception. Vitamins A, D, E, and B with C complex can be individually supplemented. Unlike minerals, vitamins have less risk of imbalancing, but deficiencies and overdoses can still occur. For vitamins: the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) on nutritional labels is the minimal for human survival, and the Optimum Daily Intake (ODI) is designated for optimal health. A B with C vitamin complex supplement and an antioxidant complex supplement are ideal. Melatonin is useful as a synergistic terminal antioxidant, and it is useful for improved rest during which growth occurs. Vitamin supplements with artificial colors or flavors are counterproductive to health. Protein powders should be heavily diluted in water.

Multivitamins have protective properties for women with breast cancer,[17] and it might also help with preventative measures. Fruit and vegetable intake is correlated to lower incidence of ER negative breast cancer.[18]

Calorie intake[edit]

Natural peanut butter, olive oil, soup, fruit juice or other staple foods can be used for supplementary calorie intake. Calorie intake, most necessary for mass, is necessary for any type of growth, and there are 7,700 kilocalories in a kilogram. The body's insulin is beneficial to this purpose. Macromastia occurs higher than 1.5 kg. Excessive aerobic physical activity has an effect on the amount of calories needed. Olive oil is the only or few vegetable oils safe to be taken by itself, but too much can cause temporary digestion problems. Whole foods are healthy unlike refined foods: especially avoid or limit chemically extracted vegetable oils, refined sugars, or foods. Peanut butter can be eaten out of a jar. Herbs in powder, tea or extract form can be mixed in with these foods or drinks. Eating sufficiently to have enough body fat is necessary for breast tissue gains.

Non-dietary considerations[edit]

Breast development can still occur into adulthood.

Exercise[edit]

Core exercises can influence chest definition and appearance. This has no known direct effect on breast fatty tissue, except when there is lack of pectoral muscle that results in an abnormality in reduced breast tissue. Pectoral resistance training might help with this. Weight change may have an effect on breast tissue reduction or gain.

If back strain is an issue, resistance exercise and rest can strengthen back muscles so this won't be a concern.

Clothing[edit]

Back strain or other problems may be reduced by proper sized garments. About 7 out of 10 women don't wear the correct bra size,[19] and 8 out of 10 women wear the incorrect sports bra size.[20] Breast pain during exercise may be reduced by wearing the proper size sports bra.[21]

It is possible that tight fitting clothing may restrict breast shape and size.[4] A bra that is too tight, may promote sagging, because it restricts the growth of elastic tissue.[22] There might also be a relationship between wearing bras and sagging breasts.[22]

Physiological[edit]

Tissue damage may be a cause for an undeveloped breast, and may be an increased risk in breast cancer. Radiation therapy or physical trauma may cause one breast to remain undeveloped in comparison to the other. Herbal massage with olive oil with proper nutrition is a hopeful method for the underdeveloped breast, as the remaining tissue may regenerate.

Some abnormalities of reduced breast tissue are the result of a lack of pectoral muscle tissue, and one set of chest resistance training once a week can help with this.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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