Breast Health Isn’t Always Balck and White

By Yollo Wellness

Breast HealthMedical DITI is a noninvasive adjunctive diagnostic technique that allows the examiner to visualize and quantify  changes in skin surface temperature. An infrared scanning device is used to convert infrared radiation emitted from YOUR skin’s surface into electrical impulses that are visualized in color on a monitor.

This visual image graphically maps the body temperature and is referred to as a thermo gram. The spectrums of colors indicate an increase or decrease in the amount of infrared radiation being emitted from YOUR body’s surface. Since there is a high degree of thermal symmetry in the normal body, subtle abnormal temperature asymmetries can be easily identified.

Medical DITI’s major clinical value is in its high sensitivity to pathology in the vascular, muscular, neural and skeletal systems and as such can contribute to the pathogenesis and diagnosis made by the clinician.

Medical DITI has been used extensively in human medicine in the U.S.A., Europe and Asia for the past 30 years.

Clinical uses for DITI
• To define the extent of a lesion of which a diagnosis has previously been made.
• To localize an abnormal area not previously  identified, so further diagnostic tests can be performed.
• To detect early lesions before they are clinically evident.
• To monitor the healing process before the patient returned to work or training.
• To define the extent of a lesion for which a diagnosis has previously been made.
• To localize an abnormal area not previously identified, so further diagnostic tests can be performed.
• Image Pain and Pathology
• No Radiation, No Pain
• Full Body Scans – autoimmune, digestion, accidents,  CRP, neuropathy,  and much more

Skin blood flow is under the control of the sympathetic nervous system. People will show a symmetrical dermal pattern which is consistent and reproducible for any individual. This is recorded in precise detail with a temperature sensitivity of 0.01°C by DITI.

The neuro-thermography application of DITI measures the somatic component of the sympathetic nervous system by assessing dermal blood flow. The sympathetic nervous system is stimulated at the same anatomical location as its sensory counterpart and produces a ‘somato sympathetic response’. The soma to sympathetic response appears on DITI as a localized area of altered temperature with specific features for each anatomical lesion.

The mean temperature differential in peripheral nerve injury is 1.5°C. In sympathetic dysfunction’s (RSD / SMP / CRPS) temperature differentials ranging from 1° C to 10° C depending on severity are not uncommon. Rheumatologic processes generally appear as ‘hot areas’ with increased temperature patterns. The pathology is generally an inflammatory process, i.e. sinusitis of joints and tendon sheaths, epicondylitis, capsular and muscle injuries, etc.

Both hot and cold responses may co-exist if the pain associated with an inflammatory focus excites an increase in sympathetic activity. Also, vascular conditions are readily demonstrated by DITI including Raynauds, Vasculitis, Limb Ischemia and DVT.

Medical DITI is filling the gap in clinical diagnosis
• X ray, C.T. Ultrasound and M.R.I. etc., are tests of anatomy.
• E.M.G. is a test of motor physiology.
• DITI is unique in its capability to show physiological change and metabolic processes. It has also proven to be a very useful complementary procedure to otherdiagnostic modalities.

Unlike most diagnostic modalities DITI is noninvasive. It is a very sensitive and reliable means of graphically mapping and displaying skin surface temperature. With DITI you can diagnose, evaluate, monitor and document a large number of injuries and conditions, including soft tissue injuries and sensory/autonomic nerve fiber dysfunction. Medical DITI can offer considerable financial savings by avoiding the need for more expensive investigations. It can graphically display the very subjective feeling of pain by objectively displaying the changes in skin surface temperature that accompany pain states. Medical DITI can show a combined effect of the autonomic nervous system and the vascular system, down to capillary dysfunctions. The effects of these changes show as asymmetries in temperature distribution on the surface of the body. It is a monitor of thermal abnormalities present in a number of diseases and physical injuries. It is used as an aid for diagnosis and prognosis, as well as therapy follow up and rehabilitation monitoring, within clinical fields that include Rheumatology, Neurology, Physiotherapy, Sports medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics and many others. More importantly, results obtained with medical DITI systems are totally objective and show excellent correlation with other diagnostic tests.

It’s that time of year when pink becomes the national color as the country celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From people participating in walks and runs to the National Football League donning pink gear, it’s an annual tradition with a powerful purpose: to heighten awareness of breast cancer, lower risk, increase early detection.

DITI is especially appropriate for younger women between 30 & 50 whose denser breast tissue makes it more difficult for mammography to pick up suspicious lesions. This test can provide a ‘clinical marker’ to the doctor or mammographer that a specific area of the breast needs particularly close examination.

Thermography can often indicate potential problem areas in the breast tissue years earlier than a mammogram alone. Where mammography is a test of anatomy looking for actual masses, thermography is a test of physiology and looks for functional changes in the breast tissue which may indicate problem areas before a mass begins to form.

Breast cancers tend to grow significantly faster in younger women under 50:

AGE                        AVERAGE TUMOR DOUBLING TIME

Under 50               80 days
Age 50 – 70           157 days
Over age 70          188 days

You can increase your chances of detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages by understanding the need for, and participating in an early detection program. YOLLO Wellness offers a placement for a support program.

Only about 20 percent of biopsied breast lumps are cancerous. And, if cancer is found early, there are choices for treatment. With prompt treatment, the outlook is good. In fact, most women treated for early breast cancer will be free from breast cancer for the rest of their lives.

See your health in COLOR!
Go pink for October to show your support during National Breast Cancer awareness month. Come out to FGCU and support Women’s soccer games and get your breast DITI for FREE with your donation of $75.00 or more to the women’s soccer team.
FGCU Soccer Complex
October 10, 18, 22, 25 | 7:00 pm |
October 12 | 1:00 pm |

YOLLO Wellness
3840 Colonial Blvd, Suite 2, Ft. Myers, FL 33966
(239) 275.0039
www.YOLLOWELLNESS.com

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