4. Smoking & Alcohol Use
Smoking and Alcohol always increase your risk for any kind of cancer. But they are not directly associated with Ovarian Cancer.
However, decreasing your intake of alcohol and putting down the cigarettes will decrease your risk of cancer and many other illnesses.
5. Talcum Powder
Talcum powder may increase your risk for ovarian cancer.
It’s believed that using powder on a sanitary napkin can cause particles to travel through to the vagina, uterus, and fallopian tubes to the ovary.
According to consumer safety, thousands of consumers have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and other manufacturers, claiming the longtime use of their baby powder products resulted in an ovarian cancer diagnosis.
Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect in the early stages. This is partly since the ovaries – two small, almond-shaped organs on either side of the uterus – are deep within the abdominal cavity. Here are some symptoms you should recognize. You should call your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms.
- Pelvic or abdominal pain
- Trouble eating or feeling full quickly
- Feeling the need to urinate urgently or often
- Pain during sex
- Constipation or menstrual changes