How To Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer

Health

Published
Nov 22, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Breast cancer is caused by the abnormal growth of certain breast cells. They divide faster than the healthy cells found in the body and accumulate to form a lump

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Here are a few lifestyle changes that can help reduce the risk of breast cancer

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Exercise

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Higher insulin levels can increase one’s chance of getting cancer. Thus regular physical activity can help maintain a healthy weight thereby preventing the risk of breast cancer

A healthy diet

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High fibre foods help protect the body and boost one’s immune system to fight against breast cancer

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Breastfeeding

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It helps lower the body’s estrogen levels which in turn helps prevent the risk of breast cancer

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Quit smoking

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According to a study, smoking is associated with a significantly higher level of breast cancer cells in the body

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