Breast Health Practices
Breasts are just as much a part of your body as your kidneys; however, their care is often overlooked. Taking care of your breasts goes beyond an occasional lump test. As a part of your body, you should be aware of how your daily practices affect your breasts and of the urban myths associated with breast health
Putting on a bra every morning is probably habit by now, something you rarely think about. On the contrary, it’s something that deserves thought; wearing a bra that doesn’t fit can poorly affect your overall health. Without proper support,
Wearing a correctly fitting bra can greatly improve how you feel. Getting
Wearing a bra to bed is said to help maintain your breasts’ shape. There is no scientific evidence to support this. While there’s no reason to do so, there’s nothing to stop you if it’s comfortable. There is a belief that wearing a bra to bed can increase your chance of breast cancer, but there is no recorded correlation.
There are certain things that predispose you to breast cancer. For example, immutable factors include family history and certain genetic mutations that can increase your risk of cancer. There are some risk factors within your control, though, which include. obesity, alcohol consumption, and hormone replacement therapy. One of the many variables that
Breast cancer is a grave disease, which means self-screening and vigilance
If you do feel a lump, it still may not be cancer. Only two out of every ten lumps found in a breast