High risk factor

Virtually all women are at risk for breast cancer.Although the true causes of breast cancer are not yet known, early understanding of the risk factors can minimize the risk of developing the disease.And these factors, often with our living habits closely related.

Related living habits:

1. Lack of exercise

2. Overweight or obese

3. Living under high mental pressure

4. Never breastfed

Other factors:

1. Getting older

2. Early menstruation (before age 11) or late menstruation (after age 55)

3. A history of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, benign breast disease (e.g., atypical breast hyperplasia) or lobular carcinoma in situ

4. Genetic mutations or family history (breast, ovarian, prostate, or pancreatic)

5. Take hormone supplements

* If you have the above factors, it does not mean that you will definitely have breast cancer, but your risk of breast cancer is higher than others. You should pay more attention to breast health.

How to reduce risk and protect yourself?

1. Moderate exercise: at least 4 hours per week

2. Control your weight: Avoid being overweight or obese

3. Learn to relieve stress: Stress can disrupt your body’s hormone secretion, learn to relax and be positive. If you feel too much stress, you should actively seek help

4. Cut down on alcohol: Studies have shown that reducing alcohol consumption reduces the risk of breast cancer

Eat healthily: eat less animal saturated fat and more food containing antioxidant function, vitamin C, vitamin E and carotene, such as blueberry, plume, strawberry, mustard, spinach, broccoli and red pepper, etc. to help resist free radicals