Tips to Care for your Lovely Lady Lumps

Post on October 11, 2017 | SOGO Malaysia
Tips to Care for your Lovely Lady Lumps

Similar to women's bodies, breasts come in all shapes and sizes. And this may change numerous times over a woman's lifetime.

It's often times a challenge to identify what are "normal" breasts with social pressure and self-esteem getting in the way. In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ladies, let's get to know how to care for our lady lumps.
Consume a Well-Balanced Diet

Eating a well-balanced diet rich in anti-oxidant and fibre, leafy vegetables, fruits and quality meats is essential to promoting vitality and good health.

Some studies also claim that food sources that are high in phytoestrogens such as soy, lentils, and grains have been strongly linked with breast cancer prevention.

It's also advisable to reduce intake of processed sugars and simple carbohydrates since it co-relates with inflammation and acidity in the body.
Get Active

As long as you're moving, you're already winning. Researchers show that women who are engaging in any form physical activities for at least 30 minutes per day; have a lower risk of breast cancer.

How, you may ask? Exercise or sports of any form tends to alter the estrogen metabolism. In the long run, the ratio of good estrogen to bad estrogen is likely to improve by a whopping 25%
Breastfeed Your Babies as Long as You Can

A recent study by American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that women who are committed to breastfeeding their child for the first 6 months have a 10% reduced risk of breast cancer.

The risk-reduction appears to be dose-dependent. Therefore, the longer the breastfeeding period; the more beneficial it is for both the mom and the child.
Understand Your Family History

Breast cancer is hereditary and about 5% to 10% is passed on from one generation to the next via a variety of mutated genes. When assessing the family history, it's important to look into both paternal and maternal family history.

Multiple diagnoses involving 1st-degree family members are telling signs of higher risks of breast cancer. Ultimately understanding and coming to know of its possibilities gives one the upper-hand in terms of prevention and early screening measures.
Be Breast Aware

Even while undergoing yearly mammogram check-ups, it's vital to check and monitor your breasts at least once a month for any abnormalities. It's proven that when breast cancer is diagnosed at an early stage; the outcome is oftentimes positive with the 5-year survival rate at 99%.

This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to looking after your breasts. With all the wonders of technological advancements combined with amazing natural nourishment discoveries, we are on the right path towards empowering women with all the information, guides, determination and grit needed to ultimately live a breast cancer-free wholesome and rewarding life. 

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