7 Quick Facts About Breast Cancer

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According to the National Cancer Institute, there were more than 2.5 million women in 2006 who had a history of any type of breast cancer, and have managed to survive the ordeal.

According to the National Cancer Institute, there were more than 2.5 million women in 2006 who had a history of any type of breast cancer, and have managed to survive the ordeal.

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  • 1.
  • 2. 7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Breasts.
  • 3. A woman’s breasts swell during sex.
    According to the British Medical
    Journal women experience up to 25%
    of swelling in their breasts when having
    sex. This acts as a symbol of feminity as
    well as in looking seductive.
  • 4. Breastfeeding can actually
    help you lose weight.
    According to the American Journal of
    Clinical Nutrition, women who breastfeed
    from about three to six months have
    experienced a significant amount of fat
    lossin their own bodies.
  • 5. Women who are 50 years
    and up have a higher risk
    of developing breast cancer.
    As you age, you would have a higher risk
    of developing the big C on your breasts.
    As women age, cellular mutation
    increases. Early diagnosis is actually the
    number one preventive measure.
  • 6. Consuming milk may actually
    lead to breast cancer.
    Consuming milk which is highly suspected
    of causing breast cancer includes soy milk
    which contains isoflavones. Milk which is
    safe includes rice milk, goat’s milk and
    almond milk.
  • 7. The healthier you are,
    the better it would be for
    the health of your breasts.
    These days, it is quite easy to succumb
    into leading a sedentary lifestyle because
    everything seems to be easily within
    reach. There is a link between obesity and
    breast cancer.
  • 8. Self Examination is important.
    Women who religiously self-examine
    their breasts are less likely to die of breast
    cancer, as compared to women who do
    not perform a breast self examination.
  • 9. Wearing an underwire bra
    may be one of the many
    causes of breast cancer.
    For you to prevent cancer from happening
    you need to have a healthy lymphatic
    system which is blocked when you wear
    an underwire bra & the cancer-causing
    waste materials are not eliminated from
    the body.