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Trying for a baby? Here are the lifestyle changes you need to make!

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Trying for a baby? Here are the lifestyle changes you need to make!

Are you trying for a baby? Well, if the answer is Yes, you need to read these most effective and powerful tips that definitely help you conceive. In other words, these are the lifestyle changes you need to make. Give a quick read and follow them too.

Tips for a healthy conception:

  1. First thing is to quit smoking.
  2. Prefer a healthy breakfast that is packed with fruits and nuts before 8 AM.
  3. Identify the stressors and sort them out.
  4. Do cardio or any other form of exercise.
  5. And importantly, get enough sleep. Because a good circadian improves menstrual regularity and mitigates PCOS/PCOD.

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Breast cancer awareness: Transgenders, women avoid screening, say doctors

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Breast cancer awareness: Transgenders, women avoid screening, say doctors

Not just women, transgenders too avoid breast cancer screening due to the lack of awareness, as per a report in Indian Express.

Speaking about the same, Chandani, who’s a transgender activist who is working for the cause of Transgenders, said, “Our community has no awareness of any kind of screenings. Despite the fact that we use extra hormones and also under breast implant surgeries, even I have not gone to doctor for any cancer screenings.”

Dr Krithika Murugan, Consultant Surgical Oncologist, HCG Cancer Hospital says, many women on the routine follow up examinations, when advised for a sonomammogram the common response she gets from women is “can’t I skip the mammogram, doctor? And go for an ultrasound instead,” this according to Krithika is more to do with how uncomfortable even the means to diagnosis is for women.

According to the data provided by Kidwai Cancer Hospital in Bengaluru, in Karnataka, it is estimated that annually over 9,800 new cases of breast cancers are diagnosed and 26,000 to 30,000 prevalent cases are there.

“Over the years Bengaluru is showing second highest increase in the country only to next to incidence rates in CHennai Based on this data it is estimated that around 1688 new cases of breast cancers are diagnosed every year and prevalent cases in city alone are around 4558 cases,” added a release from Kidwai.

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Lifestyle changes that can help in the prevention

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Lifestyle changes that can help in the prevention

Every year, October marks the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it is very important to raise the awareness as much as possible because 1 in every 28 women is at risk of developing breast cancer in the lifetime.

Prevention is always better than cure. So, make the below mentioned lifestyle changes and prevent the possibility of the breast cancer.

  1. Eat a balanced diet
  2. Maintain healthy weight
  3. Breastfeed the baby
  4. Reduce the alcohol intake
  5. Limit the use of oral contraceptive pills and hormone replacement therapy
  6. Go for regular check ups
  7. Exercise regularly
  8. Quit smoking
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Menopause? Here are the tips!

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Menopause? Here are the tips!

Are you reaching the stage of menopause? And confused about the changes in your body? Doesn’t know how to deal with it? Fret not! Here are some amazing tips for you from the nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar.

In her latest Instagram video, she highlighted what exactly happens during menopause and what a woman needs to do. She captioned the post, “Menopause – Facts not fear.”

Rujuta says diet plays an important role at this time and women must try to have all the nutrients and micro-nutrients, and not be completely dependent on menopause supplements available in the market.

She suggested doing strength training two days a week and added that women to exercise for about three hours every week.

The nutritionist says that women must make sure they take a nap for at least 20 minutes in the afternoon and prepone their bedtime.

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