01/6Here is all you need to do

Just like any other health concern, taking care of one’s breast health is every woman’s responsibility. Whether you are in your early 20s or late 70s breast-related problems like breast lumps, breast pain or tenderness can appear anytime. Hundreds of thousands of women each year are diagnosed with some of the other breast-related problems and the likelihood even increases if you have a family history of breast issues. We often ignore this crucial topic, thinking that we might not be at risk. And this is where we go wrong. Though it is difficult to prevent these health concerns, there are several ways to lower your chances of getting it. We have listed 5 easy ways to boost your breast health and protect against breast diseases.

readmore

02/6​Exercise regularly

This is something that is recommended for every individual, irrespective of their age and gender. But many of us do not take it seriously. Exercising daily for 30 minutes offers numerous benefits and can cut down your risk of developing any chronic disease by half. No matter what kind of physical activity you choose to perform, just make sure you are consistent.

readmore

03/6Stay hydrated and eat healthy

The amount of water we drink in a day and the kind of food we fill our plate with plays a major role in our health. For optimal health, it is important to have at least five to eight servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, and fruits like watermelon, berries and cherries are considered good for health. Also, increase your intake of omega-3 fatty acids, which is found in walnuts, fish, soybeans and pumpkin seeds.

readmore

04/6​Maintain a healthy body weight

As per some studies, being overweight may increase your risk of breast cancer. Although the link between the two is not fully uncovered, they are certainly related to each other. Try to keep your Body Mass Index (BMI) under 30 throughout life. 30 or higher BMI can increase the risk of several chronic health issues, including breast cancer.

readmore

05/6​Give up smoking and drinking

A healthy lifestyle is equally important for a healthy and long life. And for that, you need to give up smoking and drinking for good. Women who consume more than one glass of alcoholic beverage are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer. On the other hand, tobacco is also linked with various kinds of cancer including breast cancer. Apart from this, sleep on time and keep a check on your stress level.

readmore

06/6Here are some things that you can do

Just like any other health concern, taking care of one’s breast health is every woman’s responsibility. Whether you are in your early 20s or late 70s breast-related problems like breast lumps, breast pain or tenderness can appear anytime. Hundreds of thousands of women each year are diagnosed with some of the other breast-related problems and the likelihood even increases if you have a family history of breast issues. We often ignore this crucial topic, thinking that we might not be at risk. And this is where we go wrong. Though it is difficult to prevent these health concerns, there are several ways to lower your chances of getting it. We have listed 5 easy ways to boost your breast health and protect against breast diseases.

readmore