Try having your husbands or other males in your life do self exams and to check to see how often he needs a mammogram. I have mine yearly in my birthday month. My hubby is always there with me checking. This year was the dreaded response - you have breast cancer. We are both fighting my fight and he is good medicine for me, reminding me to fight not only for myself, but others who have this nasty thing or those who have been taken, and never ever give up fighting for life and hope for a cure.
We have already had too many friends and family taken from us, including a close friend's husband. So try to have a buddy to do your self exams and don't give up.
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John Hopkins University research has concluded that Arugula helps break down and flush excess estrogen from the body. This helps the estrogen overload thats behind breast and uterine cancers, PMS, and fibroids. A good source of source of calcium, magnesium, & potassium, Vitamins A, C & K. Has natural phytochemicals called indoles that helps reduce the risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer. Sound like a winner and should be added to your salads to stay healthy and ward off cancers.
Don't Overcook Broccoli Steam Broccoli 4 mintues only to reap it's cancer fighting properties. An Apple a day is also good cancer fighter. Studies have demonstrated that people who eat a plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, & whole grains have a significantly lower risk of developing many types of cancers and certainly chronic disease. Pineapple helps Breast and lung cancers. Green & black teas are good for their cancer fighting abilities. Eat berries, tomatoes, garlic, pumpkin.
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