• If you have symptoms, consult with your doctor
The truth is, that the symptoms does not necessarily need to be associated with ovarian cancer,but surely it is good to remember.
Most often it is bloating, pain in the lower abdomen or pelvic pain, difficulty eating or quickly feeling of fullness and problem with incontinence.
Some women mentioned and pain during sex, fatigue, constipation and swelling in the lower abdomen, such as weight loss
• Maintaining a healthy weight helps
Obese women with a BMI of 30 or above, have a greater risk of developing cancer. Be careful with what you eat.
• A family history increases the risk
Regardless of the frequency of ovarian cancer in the family, each cancer increases the chances of occurrence of cancer. It’s nice to tell your gynecologist.
• Conceiving a child before ’26 may help
It can also help if you have more children. Why? “Any interruption of ovulation reduces the risk of ovarian cancer.” Said Robert Cohen, a famous physician and specialist in ovarian cancer.
Maybe it does not make sense, when you have children, taking such pills, but if you use these pills, this means, that if you are not pregnant and do not use those pills every day, your body goes through a major regeneration, during which many cells replicated to create an ovum
The more copies of your cells are carried out, the greater the chance of mistakes in DNA exist, which can cause cancer.
• You will not give birth more children
Permanent “contraception” is to protect you
If you remove the ovaries, you can reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by removing, thus reducing the risk of 3 to 1. In this way, produce fewer hormones, which will reduce the likelihood of cancer.
• The key is regular checkups by a gynecologist
In mammography can be capture breast cancer and colonoscopy for the detection of ovarian cancer. Blood tests are not reliable enough and therefore not recommended for women with average risk of such cancers.
Other tests can detect it, with computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.