Posted in: Cancer by Dr. Tarang Krishna
Researchers believe that one-third to one-half of all cancers can be prevented. Prevention, awareness and lifestyle changes have become significant tools to fight to end cancer and start knowing how to nourish the body and develop healthy habits. Here are a few tips by Cancer Healer Center to combat cancer -
Quit smoking - Quitting smoking lowers the chances of getting many types of cancer. Smoking increases the likeliness of cancer in lungs, bladder, kidneys, pancreas, cervix, mouth and throat. It is hard but not impossible. You can do it with the right amount of support and information.
Eating healthy - Eating healthy variety of vegetables, fruits, legumes, fish, poultry, etc helps prevent cancer. Limit your fat intake. Scientists think that some specific supplements prevent cancer, but there is no proof. Exercise regularly and avoid eating processed foods. Eating healthy food is the first and foremost way to get the necessary vitamins and minerals in your body.
Maintain a healthy weight and be physically active - Keeping a healthy weight decreases the risk of various types of cancer such as lungs, colon, kidney and breast. Physical activity, on the other hand plays a role too. In addition to help you control you weight, physical activity also lowers the risk of breast and colon cancer. But for essential and considerable health benefits, strive to get at least 150 minutes a week of aerobic exercise or 75 minutes a week of vigorous activity. As a general goal, incorporate at least 30 minutes of physical activity in your daily routine.
Protect yourself from the sun - Skin cancer is one of the most common and most preventable type of cancer. Avoid midday sun, cover the exposed areas, avoid tanning beds and sunlamps, stay in shade and do not skimp on sunscreen but use generous amounts when you are outdoors.
Indulge in safe sex - Practicing safe sex prevents you from getting HPV, a sexually transmitted infection that leads to cervical cancer in women. Use condoms and talk to your potential sex partners about his/her sexual history to stay on the safer side.
Get Regular Medical Care - You should get regular self exams and screening of several types of cancer – such as skin, colon, cervix, breast which can increase the chances of discovering cancer when cancer treatment is likely to be successful. So take cancer prevention in your own hands. The rewards will last a lifetime.
Consider Vaccinations - If you are 26 or younger, you get the HPV shot to protect against the virus causing cervical cancer. They giver over 6 months. The series of shots is recommended for girls age 11 or 12 can can be given to female of age 9 to 26. Males ages 9 through 26 may get the shot to prevent anal cancer.
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30 Jan, 2018