Kaliyah. Age: 22.
The menopause and breast cancer 2. What is the menopause? What are the common menopausal symptoms? What breast cancer treatments can cause menopausal symptoms?
Emma. Age: 28.
Menopausal breast health: cysts, symptoms and screening
Hot flashes. Mood swings. Weight gain. Just a few of the many symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.
Jayla. Age: 27.
The number of women going for breast cancer screenings has fallen from 77 per cent to 71 per cent in the past four years, with women in their early 50s becoming less likely to attend. Although it affects only a minority, bigger breasts can occur in the perimenopause, which can last several years before menopause is said to have taken place. Some of her patients switch to bras a full cup size bigger at certain times of the month and she advises a firm, non-underwired bra in bed for support.
Women's Health. It can come on suddenly—either a dull or stabbing pain in the breast called mastalgia. Even if you know the facts that breast pain is rarely a symptom of breast cancer the feeling can be troubling. Before menopause, breast pain is often experienced by women as part of their monthly cycle.