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Fashionista NOW: Lady In The Pink Jewelry Inspiration

Lady In The Pink Jewelry Inspiration

October’s pink jewelry edit along with 7 quick facts about breast cancer you should know.

October is a month for raising awareness about breast cancer, a leading cause of cancer death in women, next to lung cancer which is truly a scary statistic.

No matter what age or gender you are, you’re never too young or old to learn a bit about breast cancer today.

Because pink is the color associated for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve chosen 7 pink-themed jewelry accompanied with 7 facts about breast cancer that you should know. Ogle away and learn:

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MadamIris | glow in the dark pink ring

Breast cancer risk doubles in women with first-degree relative (mom, sis or daughter) who has with the disease. However, 85% of women with breast cancer have no family history. If you’re over 40 and have no family history of breast cancer, you should still go for breast exams and mammograms.

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53Countesses | hot pink zig zag bracelet

It can be terrifying to find a lump in your breast but 8 out of 10 breast lumps are benign (not cancerous). The lumps can be cysts, blood clots from trauma, scar tissue, breast tumors (like fibroadenomas) or breast inflammation.

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CraftivityWorkshop | mini pink round stud earrings

A regular exercise of half to and hour daily helps to reduce risk of breast cancer.

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SmArtAnna | pink and silver peter pan collar necklace

Even one drink (of alcohol) per day raises the risk of breast cancer. The risk increases with higher intake.

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TheiaDesign | statement wooden triangle necklace

Asian women who consume soy regularly appear to have a very low breast cancer rate. More research is needed to understand the connection.

 

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artbyasta | pink and white wooden geometric necklace

Consumption of fibers lowers estrogen levels, decreasing risk of estrogen-positive tumors.

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ShopJadedGypsy | pink triangle gold stud earrings

Breast pain isn’t a common breast cancer symptom and is more likely to be related to hormonal changes dependent on your menstrual cycle.

“A woman’s health is her capital.”Harriet Beecher Stowe

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