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Women’s Health and Hormones

For women, hormonal changes are a natural part of life. However, they also play a crucial role in developing certain cancers. Understanding how hormones affect your body will help you manage them effectively.

How Hormonal Factors Can Develop Cancers In Women

Hormones, especially estrogen and progesterone, are vital to a woman’s reproductive health. But there’s a fluctuation or imbalance, you have a higher chance of developing certain types of cancers, such as breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer. For instance, a woman’s risk of breast cancer is influenced by her exposure to estrogen and progesterone throughout her life, including early menstruation or late menopause. The longer they’re exposed, the more at risk they are of developing the disease. 

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)

Essential Tips To Maintaining Balanced Hormones

Besides reducing cancer risk, maintaining a healthy hormonal balance will enhance overall health. Here are some essential tips:

  • Get daily physical activity 
  • Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and proteins 
  • Lower your sugar intake 
  • Practice stress management techniques like yoga, meditation, and mindfulness can help.
  • Schedule regular check-ups and screenings to ensure early cancer detection

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Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to your health. If you’re looking for more information on managing hormonal levels and reducing cancer risk, or if you’d like to donate to our cause, please contact us today.

 
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