On the 13th of October, the world came together to celebrate ‘no bra day.’ However, there’s more to this than meets the eye as the day is actually meant to limit on the chances of spreading breast cancer among women.
Here are some habits you can adopt to so as to limit on your chances of contracting this cancer;
Reduce on alcohol consumption.
Consuming alcohol could increase on your chances of contracting breast cancer. According to research, reduction in alcohol consumption to at least one drink per day can limit on your chances of contracting cancer.
Maintain a healthy weight.
Just like most diseases, an unhealthy weight is most likely to work to your disadvantage in regards to breast cancer. Therefore, in order to limit on the chances of contracting breast cancer, it would be wise to either maintain a healthy weight or if your weight is not healthy, it would be wise to work out constantly.
Always be active.
Being active can help with maintenance of a healthy weight which in turn will help you to reduce on your chances of the cancer. Therefore, it is important to indulge in physical activities often.
It is important to breast feed often because it may help in the fight against breast cancer. Research indicates that after you have had a baby, it is important to breastfeed because the longer you breastfeed, the greater the protective effects.
Conclusively, breast cancer can be fought through regular screening and also spreading information about preventive measures that can be used to fight against the deadly disease.