Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Reduce Your Risk For Breast Cancer

Unlike the unavoidable risk factors, the following lifestyle factors involve personal behavioral and lifestyle choices associated with the development of breast cancer:

  • Alcohol Consumption: Women who drink two to three drinks a day have approximately a 20% higher risk of developing breast cancer than non-drinkers do.
  • Hormonal Birth Control: Some methods of hormonal birth control, including oral contraceptives, shots, and IUDs have been shown to slightly increase one's risk of developing breast cancer.

 

This is an excerpt from a post written by Food Period and originally published on October 10, 2019.

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