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Breast Healthy Living

Breast Healthy Living

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How lifestyle choices can help shape your risk of breast cancer. It’s never too early to be proactive. Breast cancer ranks as the top health concern for women young and old. In Canada, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Despite this staggering statistic, we have made little progress in advancing our understanding of how to treat never mind prevent breast cancer. “An ounce of prevention, is worth a pound of cure”. The lack of progress is in...

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Treatments for Breast Cancer

Treatments for Breast Cancer

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If you have already had breast cancer, are BRCA2 positive and are taking Tamoxifen, could femMED Breast Health be taken as one of treatments for breast cancer to reduce risk of re-occurrence?-Could femMED libido be taken?   Yes, you can consider taking Breast Health and Libido. Breast Health contains a unique blend of natural ingredients that help protect breast tissue by aiding detoxification, helping the body eliminate harmful estrogens and promoting a healthy...

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Can green tea or soy reduce risk of breast cancer?

Can green tea or soy reduce risk of  breast cancer?

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What about the estrogen in green tea and soy for increasing breast lumps?  My GP has told me not to drink green tea. Green tea does not contain any estrogen. In fact, some research has suggested that it may actually help in estrogen metabolism and reduce reduce risk of  breast cancer. Soy contains isoflavones which are known as phytoestrogens because they can bind to estrogen receptors and exert weak estrogenic effects. Soy foods have been shown in studies to offer many...

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Part Three-Breast Cancer -What can be done to reduce your risk?

Part Three-Breast Cancer -What can be done to reduce your risk?

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Lifestyle Interventions Maintain a Healthy Weight Carrying an extra 10 pounds of body fat after age 30 increases the risk of breast cancer by 25%. Fat is metabolically active and the major source of estrone following menopause. Maintain a healthy body weight (BMI less than 24) and avoid eating excessive dietary animal fat (less than 20% of daily calories). Exercise regularly Regular exercise reduces insulin resistance and body fat and independently can reduce the risk of...

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