5 Great Tips To Start Preventing Breast Cancer As Early As NOW

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Cancer is a word, not a sentence. ~ John Diamond

Image from: Flickr - Kira Westland
Image from: Flickr – Kira Westland

Breast cancer news to the family can be a very devastating one. But there are certain ways to prevent it. Mostly it starts with eating healthy and according to a Mayo Clinic staff there are some risk factors, such as family history, can’t be changed. However, there are lifestyle changes you can make to lower your risk.

Here are 5 great tips to start preventing breast cancer as early as now, from Fred Hurch and Mayo Clinic.

 

1. Keep Breastfeeding.
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Image source: Flickr – Mothering Touch

Breastfeeding may play a role in breast cancer prevention. The longer you breastfeed, the greater the protective effect.
If you bear children, breastfeed your babies for as long as possible. Women who breastfeed their babies for at least a year in total have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer later.

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