5 ways to reduce your risk
Are you concerned about cancer prevention? Take Control by making changes such as eating a healthy diet and getting regular screening!
Cancer Shops Top 5 Cancer Prevention Tips
Stop using tobacco
Use of any kind of tobacco puts you in direction of cancer. Smoking has been linked to various types of cancer, Including Lung, Bladder, Kidney and cervix. Chewing tobacco has also been linked to pancreatic cancer and cancer of the oral cavity. Also exposure to second-hand smoke can increase your risk of lung cancer.
As a result avoiding tobacco is the one of the most important health decisions you can make and also an important part of cancer prevention. For help quitting smoking consult your doctor about quit-smoking products.
Eating a healthy diet
There are no guaranteed ways to prevent cancer but there are fundamental things you can do to greatly reduce the risk and none more so than adapting a healthy balanced Diet.
- Eat plenty of fruits and Vegetables.
- Limit Fat Intake
- If you choose to drink alcohol, only do so in moderation.
Regular medical care and checkups
Keeping a regular schedule of self –examinations and screenings for various types of cancers – such as prostate, cervix, breast, skin and colon can increase your chances of discovering cancer early, when treatment is most likely to be effective and successful.
Cancer of the skin is now one of the most common kinds of cancer – and one of the most preventable. To cut down the risk of skin cancer try to avoid midday sun exposure between 10am and 4pm, if exposure is unavoidable then use generous amounts of sunscreen and try to cover up exposed areas. It is also a general rule of thumb to avoid sun beds and sunlamps as they are just as harmful as natural sunrays
Maintain a healthy weight and physical activity
By maintaining a healthy weight you can lower the risk of various types of cancers including lung, colon, kidney and breast.
Also by aiming to partake in 30 minutes physical activity a day you can also lower risks of cancer and also benefit from numerous health benefits.