Drug therapy and lifestyle changes help to normalize the situation.
An international team of scientists discovered that obesity (body mass index greater than 30) and metabolic disorders caused by reduced physical activity, malnutrition and stress are associated with DNA damage in breast cells of women during menopause. This does not mean that obesity and the metabolic syndrome will necessarily lead to cancer, but if a woman also has a mutation in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, showing a genetic predisposition to developing breast cancer, then the risk becomes very high. high. Drug therapy and lifestyle changes help to normalize the situation.
Doctor of anti-aging and functional medicine, author of the book “Roadmap to longevity”, Yulia Yusipova in her blog notes that the most convincing evidence of an increased risk of developing breast cancer was found in alcohol. But omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 14%. In turn, trans fats found in ultra-processed foods, convenience foods, and fast food are harmful.
Epidemiological studies have recognized a potentially increased risk of breast cancer among women with vitamin D deficiency.
The Mediterranean diet, which consists of fish, vegetables, fruit, legumes and vegetable oil, is associated with a 46% lower risk of breast cancer.
A diet that includes highly processed (overcooked) meats, low-fat dairy products, sweets, and excess calories is associated with a high risk of developing breast cancer, as well as a high risk of recurrence and mortality among women with breast cancer.
WHO: Half of Russians are obese
The World Health Organization has named another consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic: the development of obesity in children and adolescents (details)