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As you age, your breasts change. In fact, after menopause, you can expect your breasts to undergo a series of changes. As you experience these changes, you need to be especially aware of signs of breast cancer—because the risk for breast cancer increases with age. However, you will also need to be aware of the natural changes your body is undergoing. By understanding the expected changes, you will be more familiar with your body’s natural aging process. This will help you identify any abnormalities so that you may talk to your healthcare provider about possible health risks.

Read on to find a useful overview of your breasts and their functions, the changes you can expect as you age, a bit on the basics of breast cancer, some advice on how to keep healthy breasts, and information on other breast health conditions that often get overshadowed or forgotten.

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