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Melrose For Mastitis

Author: Christina C.
Date: 12-05-2009
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Word Count: 185
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Testimonial ID: 3995-OR
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I have been breastfeeding for almost three years and in that time I have had mastitis, a breast infection, 6 times. 4 of them were serious, 104 degree fever, extreme pain, tears, etc. The last two were cleared up within hours of applying Melrose Essential Oil Blend from Young Living. After a few rounds with this incredibly painful infection, I learned a few things about preventing and treating mastitis at the first sign of infection. For me, I get mastitis from force being applied to my breasts, ie tight seat belts, bras, child kicking me, sleeping on my breasts, etc. I noticed when my immune system is weak, I am highly susceptible to mastitis.

For prevention I get at least 7 hours of sleep, eat natural, unprocessed foods, drink lots of fluids, avoid refined sugars, and keep my stress level down. With the first sign of redness, pain, soreness and a lump in one of my breasts, I take bed rest, nurse on the infected breast, apply Melrose, PanAway, and Peace & Calming. A large glass of purified water with Lemon Essential Oil doesn't hurt.

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