Factors Causing Breast Changes

Menstruation and Menopause
Estrogen and progesterone cause the growth of milk ducts and stimulation of these milk ducts respectively. The former, according to experts, is increased in the first phase of the menstrual cycle, while the latter is at peak on the second phase of the cycle.
However, during the menopausal stage, the ovaries stop producing these two hormones. Consequently, this causes the breast to stop undergoing the cycle of growing and being stimulated.
Pregnancy and Lactation
Primarily, breasts are for milk production, storage, and release to feed an offspring. At the sixth month of pregnancy, mammary…

Breast Cancer Facts

In 2019, it is estimated that there will be 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancers and 41,760 deaths resulting from breast cancers among women in the U.S.

A woman has a one in eight chance that she’ll be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
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