When menopause age woman has some symptoms such as an irregular period, they assume it is menopause. “What are Uterus Cancer Symptoms?” will show you the symptoms are often mistaken as menopause, which might be one of most common terminal illness for women. This cancer can be cured if you detect early.
What are Uterus Cancer Symptoms?
Do you have recently lost weight with no reason and/or have unusual vaginal bleeding and discharge assuming that you are over the age of 40? Under those circumstance, that might be the symptoms of uterus cancer. Uterus Cancer is 4th most common cancer in women.
For this reason, if you have the following symptoms while having your period to after menopause, see a gynecologist right away!
- Unusual vaginal bleeding
- Unusual discharge (with or without color)
- Pelvis pain
- Weight loss
- Feel as having a tumor
What is Uterus/Endometrial Cancer?
So, what is Uterus cancer? In detail, there are 2 major types of uterus cancer which are Uterine Sarcomas and Endometrial Carcinomas. In general, the majority of uterus cancer is Endometrial Carcinomas. However, there are several types within Endometrial Carcinomas which include Denocarcinoma, Carcinosarcoma, Squamous cell Carcinoma, Small cell Carcinoma and Transitional Carcinoma.
Also, the most common type is Adenocarcinoma, which is a type of Endometrioid Cancer that is located on the upper part of the uterus. This cancer is more common for women who are over 50 years old than younger women. Also it is more commonly found in Caucasian women in particular.
What are The risks of Uterus Cancer?
First thing to remember what are the risks of Uterus cancer? In particular, decrease of estrogen cause weight gain and increase in blood pressure. Thus, please have a look at the following conditions and if you have one of them, do the regular check-up.
Important to realize, the following conditions will increase the risk of having Uterus cancer.
- High blood pressure
- Post menopause
- Taking estrogen without progesterone
- Taking tamoxifen
- Radiation therapy
- Race (more white women than black women)
- Diet (Eat animal fat often)
How to Prevent Uterus Cancer?
For one thing, prevention is better than sure. Thus, it is good to know how to prevent Uterus cancer. To demonstrate health is all about balance. If the balance has a problem, you will have a problem. In order to prevent Uterus cancer, these following things will help reduce the risk of Uterus cancer.
- Take Pap tests regularly
- Take estrogen with progesterone
- Using birth control pills
- Lose and maintain your weight
- Reduce eating animal fat
- Exercise regularly
- Keep you warm
As Shown Above,
It seems to be very possible to prevent uterus cancer. Uterus cancer takes 10 years to become cancer. Change your lifestyle and do regular Pap tests before it becomes cancer. This will help you prevent uterus cancer. The survival rate of uterus cancer is high if it diagnoses at an early stage. Recovering completely from the early stages of uterus cancer.
Probably, you are very busy but please do not skip regular check-up because early detection will save your life.
Because of health can be done with one thing. All combination of balance out for diet, exercise and stress management.
And then, exercise regularly. It will make your body and mind healthy and happy. “Physical Exercise” will give you the strength to fight all illness include cancer.
Also, how to manage stress is on “Mind & Soul”. We all have busy lifestyle but we need to take a little time off for yourself.
I know you do not have time to find out all your menopausal related issues. I am facing similar issues too. Just come to The Healthy Blossom and check what you should know and deal with them. Let me help you go through menopause age and beyond to have healthy and happy life.
Foundation for women’s cancer
American Cancer Society
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health Administration Center, Shimane University Matsue campus