A lot of people think that breast cancer is hereditary. So, when one member of the family got breast cancer, the rest of the women in the family should take extra precautions because they are at high risks too.
Well, it is partly true. Women are at high risk of breast cancer if one or some of their family members had it, but there are a lot of other factors that can increase the risks of breast cancer.
According to Ayurvedic philosophy, breast cancer is a tridoshic (involving all three body humors) disorder of breast tissue. Basic causes for breast cancer could be both hereditary and acquired. Researchers have identified hormonal, lifestyle and environmental factors that may increase your risk of breast cancer.
Here are some common causes of breast cancer:
The risk of breast cancer goes up with age.