Prevention of Breast Cancer

There are many things a woman can do to prevent breast cancer. Adopting a healthy lifestyle, positive and optimistic attitude has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer and improves the immune system.

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Exercise – There is nothing more important than practicing exercise regularly to fight against the BC. Aerobic exercises or yoga and meditations are effective in maintaining a healthy body and mind.

Diet – Along with exercise eating healthy food is another great tool in preventing breast cancer. One of the major reasons behind developing a cancer is eating foods that contain chemicals and preservatives, genetically modified food crops, hormone mimicking substances used in contraceptive pills. Taking supplements that contain high ORAC values (antioxidants) could also be an effective tool in fighting against breast cancer.

Besides all these, it is very important to self-examine the breast on regular basis to check if there is any change, It is advisable to examine the breast at the same time every month; by doing so sporting any change in the shape, color or texture of the breast, unusual swelling or redness, lumps anywhere in the breast,   itching or scaling especially on the nipple, milky white discharge, dimpling of the skin or unusual pain becomes easy.  

These might not be necessarily symptoms of impending best cancer. However, consult your Female gynecologist in Dubai  for more details on prevention and treatment of breast cancer.