Patient Preparation

HE@T Thermography recommends that you follow the patient preparations provided below before thermography screenings.

Day of the image:

  • Do not use lotions or liniments
  • Avoid coffee and energy drinks
  • Do not shave underarms or use deodorant (breast thermogram only)
  • Do not smoke 2 hours before

24 Hours before image:

  • Avoid chiropractic adjustment 
  • Avoid sun bathing and tanning beds
  • Avoid exercise, massage or physical therapy
  • Avoid hot baths and steam rooms

3 months before image:                                   

  • No major surgeries
  • No breast feeding
  • Stop lactation
  • No chemotherapy