Cancer: Prevention through healthy living. Fighting the lifestyle disease. Early detection can help control spread of Cancer.

Cancer is treatable.



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As the research evolved, so also the information about the prevention of cancer, though there can be no authoritative mode of prevention because every system of medicine advocates its own theories and remedies.

But, what every researcher agrees to is the fact that Cancer is a lifestyle disease meaning that it is your own habits that contribute to the formation of cancerous cells in your body. The question that arises now is “How can I save myself from this life-taking disease?”

Well, you can save yourself. There are a number of things you should keep in mind to prevent the cancerous cells’ formation. This article will inform you about some of them. Keep reading!

Stay away from Tobacco in all forms: Chewing or smoking tobacco or tobacco products like Paan Masala, Khaini and Zarda, are some of the addictive forms which lead to oral Cancer, throat cancer, cancer of the lungs, the kidneys, the bladder, the jaws and the colon. In fact, passive smoking is a cause of cancer in most cases when the exposure is high.

Eating healthy: To avoid Cancer, we recommend is eating a low calorie and fat-free or low-fat diet with lot of sea food, fruits, vegetable, grains etc.

Consume less of saturated and trans-fats, sugars and refined grains. A recent study has claimed that eating fruits on an empty stomach goes a long way in reducing the chance of a cancerous growth in your body. Consume a lot of water and moderate the consumption of alcohol.

The other common causes of Cancer are:
a. Processed foods,
b. BGH in milk,
c. Pesticides in vegetable, fruits and
d. Non-organic foods.

Physical routine is very important to control obesity, prevent a sedentary life style and provide your body with proper circulation, oxygen while getting rid of toxins and unwanted acids from your body.

Aerobics are highly recommended as they are a useful regimen of exercise and other physical activities. Maintain healthy sleeping habits and modify your sex life to prevent infections.

Though Vitamin D is necessary for the proper growth of the body, tanning / sunbathing or done in a safe manner. Stay away from bright sunshine as far as possible; if unavoidable:

i. Cover yourself well with clothes,
ii. Try to stay in the shade as far as possible,
iii. Use a good sunscreen lotion to keep safe from the adverse effects of UV rays and
iv. Avoid all activities that may expose you to Sunlight and excess of radiation.

Get yourself immunized against viral infections like Hepatitis B, HPV, et cetera. Getting regular check-ups are highly recommended to know what is going on inside your body or to convey your problems to a qualified medical practitioner. Please report immediately any unusual growths or infections in your body; you need to immediately seek competent clinical opinion,
It is of utmost importance to satisfy oneself to undergo the requisite diagnostic tests,
Avoid the use of used syringes and other medical equipment which may contaminate any part of your body.
Avoid Carcinogens: in this developed world, there are so many other factors that may expose you to the risk of cancer at work, home and even in some medical procedures.

Hereditary and Genetic factors: In case there is a history of Cancer in your family, it is imperative to guard yourself from the effects of genetic transmission from a parent. Get yourself regularly checked up so that if cancer starts developing in your body, you can get treated and prevent the cancerous cells advancing further its growth can be stopped in its early stages.

The main thing discovered about Cancer is the fact that it is curable if detected early; hence, regular checkups are highly recommended to obviate the risk of cancer.

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Umrao Singh
Written for: Lars-Magnus Carlsson.
Saturday, September 23, 2017