5 Warning Signs of Breast Cancer That Many Women Ignore!
One of the most common cancer that occurs in women is the breast cancer. It’s believed that around 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed by the end of this year in America only, and over 40,450 women will die from it.
Statistics show that in every 8 women at least one will develop breast cancer during her lifetime.
These numbers should stress the situation that women should be careful and prevent it in a first place, treat it one time and recognize early signs of these type of cancer.
Recognizing the following symptoms is of high importance, as you may be able to save your life:
Unexplained Back Pain
This kind of health problem can be caused by early signs of breast cancer, but by this type of situation you can not be sure simply because 8 out of 10 people will experience back pain trough out their life’s.
In this case, you may feel a pressure in the spine or ribs, or in your upper back, feeling like it is coming from your bones. Moreover, this may also indicate that the tumor has spread to your spine.
A Prolonged Cough or Hoarseness
The primary cancer is the one that starts in one area. In the case, some cancer cells break away from it and move on to another body part and there create another cancer, known as secondary cancer.
Hoarseness and prolonged cough also may indicate cancer has spread to the lungs. This happens in 60-70% of women who become terminally ill from this type of cancer. In many cases this situation may lead to shortness of breath and dry cough.
A New Mole / Change in an Existing Mole
Moles are more likely to be connected with the risk of skin cancer, but also they may indicate signs of breast cancer. A study was conducted on 89, 902 women aged from 40- 65 years and researchers examined their medical years over a period of 18 years.
They documented the number of moles they had. During this research, 5,956 of the women developed breast cancer. Researchers found that participants with most moles had a 13% higher breast cancer risk. Therefore, if you notice a new mole or a change in your old one, you should consult your doctor.
Another important sign you should look after is fatigue, usually it occurs before diagnosis and cannot be treated by resting or sleeping. Fatigue in these cases is severe and is linked to distress.
It is common for this type of fatigue to be accompanied by depression sleep disturbances and pain. According to researchers, it appears as a result of the chemical imbalance in the body caused by cancer.
Changes in the Bladder or Bowels
Also this type of cancer may cause hormonal changes which dry out the urethra and make it hard to control the bladder, this condition is called as incontinence.
When experience of incontinence the symptoms are urgent and sudden to urinate, longer urination than usually, leaking urine while laughing, sneezing, exercising, or coughing, sudden and urgent needs to urinate, and urination that takes longer than usual.
In case you experience any of these sign, consult your doctor.
Watch the following video and you will find out very useful information on how to lower the breast cancer risk:
Source: Healthy Food House