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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.

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7 Quick Facts About Breast Cancer

  1. 1. 7 Quick Facts About Breast Cancer<br />"breast cancer","breast cancer causes","breast cancer stages","breast cancer symptoms","breast cancer treatment","risks for breast cancer"<br />7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Breasts<br />A woman’s breasts swell during sex.<br />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.<br />Breastfeeding can actually help you lose weight.<br />According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, women who breastfeed from about three to six months have experienced a significant amount of fat loss in their own bodies. <br />Women who are 50 years and up have a higher risk of developing breast cancer.<br />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.<br />Consuming milk may actually lead to breast cancer.<br />Consuming milk which is highly suspected of causing breast cancer include soy milk which contains isoflavones. Milk which is safe includes rice milk, goat’s milk and almond milk.<br />The healthier you are, the better it would be for the health of your breasts.<br />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. <br />Self Examination is important<br />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 exam.<br />Wearing an underwire bra may be one of the many causes of breast cancer.<br />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.<br />