Breast cancer constitutes to over 16% of cancers in women all over the world. In fact, in 2019, 1 out of every 8 women risk diagnose of breast cancer in their lifetime. It is the second big cause of cancer death among women (after cancer of the lungs). This uncontrollable… ...Read more
Breast cancer constitutes to over 16% of cancers in women all over the world. In fact, in 2019, 1 out of every 8 women risk diagnose of breast cancer in their lifetime. It is the second big cause of cancer death among women (after cancer of the lungs). This uncontrollable growth usually develops into a tumor which is felt like a bump and visible only on an x-ray. According to Lucy Stenon, a breast cancer specialist from the University of York, “Alertness of the symptoms and necessity of screening are imperative ways of lowering the risk”. In breast cancer, сеlls іn brеаst tіssuе сhаngе (оr mutаtе) аnd kеер rерrоduсіng. Тhеsе аbnоrmаl сеlls usuаllу сlustеr tоgеthеr tо fоrm а tumоr. There are several factors that constitutes to the increased chances of developing breast cancer. They include menopausal hormone use, life expectancy, changes in reproductive process, and lots more.
Quick diagnosis of breast cancer improves the chances of recovery.
Symptoms of Breast Cancer
Symptoms of breast cancer are generally noticed in areas of the breast with thickened tissues or a lump in the breast or armpit region.
Some other symptoms are:
What causes Breast Cancer?
When a woman reaches puberty, her breast contains fats, connective tissues, and several glands that manufacture milk for breastfeeding. Ducts or Tiny tubes take the milk to the nipple. Often, breast cancer starts in the interior lining of the lobules or milk ducts that provide milk.
There is no specific way to prevent breast cancer, although certain lifestyle preferences can exceptionally lower the chances of breast cancer. They are:
- Pains in the breast or armpits
- Redness or pitting of the breast skin
- Rashes around or one some parts of the nipples
- Nipple discharge that sometimes contains blood
- Inverted or sunken nipples
- A sudden change in breast shape or size
Women should carefully examine their breastfeeding options and avoid using HRT after menopause because these can increase the risk.
Going beyond in the holistic approach
Traditional western methods are widely used for treating Breast cancer, Louise Hay, Motivational leader and empowerment coach who has done pathbreaking work in supporting HIV/AIDS patients and their families, has said that, “illness however mild or severe is an indicator of your emotional state, caused by your thoughts and focus.”
According to her, the main cause of Breast cancer is: Feeling unloved, and failure to nourish oneself.
One of the ways of healing this is through saying or writing affirmations.
Her affirmation for healing Breast Cancer is: I embrace and trust life knowing that I am safe and loved. I choose to love and be loved. Read less
- Steering clear of excessive alcohol intake
- Routinely pursuing a healthy diet containing fruits and vegetables
- Regular exercise
- Maintaining a good Body Mass Index