Healthy living style is an investment plan of healthy life. If you don’t choose it you can’t manage to live long and heal n hearty. Different types of diseases usually affect human body due to unhealthy way of treating our body, mind, and mood. Breast cancer is also found treatable disease but at its early stage only. Proper care of your body makes you all at your best physical and mental health.
Breast cancer is a harmonic reaction in the body due to increase in estrogen level more than its scale. This hormone is produced by ovaries. After the age of 40s to 50s women start menopause phase. If you didn’t followed proper and healthy living style you might be at the risk of breast cancer.
Following are some healthy living habits to stay your breasts healthy.
Healthy Weight is Important:
Harold Freeman, M.D., president and founder of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer and Prevention in New York City stated in his report on breast cancer that, heavy weight people are in more risk of breast cancer than normal weight people. Weight is also very important in its treatment. Our BMI 19-25 make an indicator for that. Heavy weight women are usually start facing imbalance hormone levels quite earlier.
Exercise is the Key:
Exercise is the great way to improve your health by increase blood circulation in the body, increase lungs functioning of inhaling oxygen and exhaling toxin from the body and make you sweat which leads to regularizing body temperature. From 45 minutes to an hour five days a week regular fitness workouts boost our immune function, improve our calories consumption, and lowering levels of estrogen and insulin.
No No to Alcohol:
Alcohol has a property of thinning the blood vassals in our body. It makes blood circulation difficult and also reduces water retention in our body. Water is a main ingredient for healthy body and without it organs not work efficiently. Research on breast cancer has shown due to thin vassals detoxification of breast tissues get reduced and therefore it`s increase breast cancer risk by 21 percent. Fresh grapes skin has Resveratrol, which may help reduce your estrogen levels, which in turn may reduce your risk.
Fat is essential for health but its higher consumption increase obesity, cholesterol levels and creates difficulty in blood circulation. Vegetables are good source of vitamins and also low fat diet which reduce your risk, but for even more protection. Dietitian`s advice Broccoli and kale for low fat diet, as they contain sulforaphane, which is believed to help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. You can eat them raw for better results.
Family History of Breast Cancer:
Breast cancer is a genetically transferable disease. Freeman`s research stated that 15 percent of breast cancer cases are due to family history of the disease. If in your first cosines this disease has affected then the risk of having it get double to five times more. Strictly follow healthy living practices for safety.
Examine the breast regularly:
Monthly breast examination by yourself is an important way to find early symptoms and stage of breast cancer. Feeling pain, glands formation on or near to breasts, stress in muscles of breast and change in nipples tip are very early signs of this disease. All women should have a clinical breast exam at least every three years after the age of 30 and annual exams and mammograms at age 40. Digital mammography allows for adjustments in contrast so the image can be easier to see. MRI or a sonogram in addition to the mammogram is the treatments if the cancer has diagnosed.
Consider Genetic Testing
This disease is usually affected near or after menopause phase. Therefore it might be a genetically problem if it has strike young women and more likely to be connected to a BRCA mutation. Two red flags for being a BRCA carrier: being of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent or having a family history of both breast and ovarian cancer. Consult to a genetic expert immediately if you are facing breast cancer symptoms in early age of fertility.