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Even light physical activity reduces breast cancer risk-3286

Even light physical activity reduces breast cancer risk

Breast cancer is related to age—most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are 45 years and older, with a median age at diagnosis of 61 years, according to the National Cancer Institute. Lack of physical activity and being overweight or obese after menopause are additional risk factors.

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Weight loss lowers risk of breast cancer-3217

Weight loss lowers risk of breast cancer

The risk of a diagnosis of breast cancer increases with age. For example, in the United States, the median age of diagnosis was 61 years in 2005-2009. Among the risk factors are obesity, excessive alcohol, hormone therapy (estrogen-progestin combination) and inheritance. Exercise is associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer. (National Cancer Institute)

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Yoga is beneficial for mood and for cancer recovery-2283

Yoga is beneficial for mood and for cancer recovery

Yoga is practiced through many approaches, but all of them include a series of postures, breathing and mental focus to form a mind-body practice.

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Cancer patients sleep better after yoga-2169

Cancer patients sleep better after yoga

Among the side effects of treatments for cancer, the abnormal growth of cells, are trouble sleeping and fatigue (National Cancer Institute).

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