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  • Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

    There is a lot of information about breast cancer, but that is not enough to stop the disease.

    Knowing about this condition is basic to be able to face it and for that reason, MaxCure Suyosha Best Gynecology Hospitals in Hyderabad, explains the 10 major factors that increase the possibility which leads to Breast Cancer.

    1. Start of menstruation before 12 years of age.
    2. The emergence of menopause after 50.
    3. Having no children, or having children after 37 years of age.
    4. The absence of breastfeeding.
    5. Have a direct family history (grandmother, mother or sister) who have suffered.
    6. The use of contraceptives for a long time (without medical supervision)
    7. Overweight and/or obesity.
    8. Sedentary; lack of exercise.
    9. Increase in the consumption of animal fats.
    10. Use of estrogen and/or artificial hormones.

    Obesity and menopause

    Many Doctors warned that obesity is directly related to mortality from breast cancer, especially in postmenopausal women.

    Which causes because that obese women produce more estrogen, hormones which lead to the development of this type of cancer.

    Know More about Breast Cancer **
    Last edited by jns; 11-10-2017, 03:59 AM. Reason: Outbound links are not allowed.

  • Use of condoms for contraception has not been proven to increase chances for breast cancer and animal fats in an an adult woman's diet as a factor has been tested but not proven.
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