Cancer is one of the most life threatening conditions in which you do not know what the cause is. It is very sudden and some people realized that they have cancer at the later stage. Honestly, cancer can be a cause of so many factors and one if which is familial/genetic conditions that we cannot really avoid. Others would also include, daily lifestyle, diet, vices and many more. That is why, we should be careful enough to take care of ourselves.
Here are the few tips on how to prevent cancer:
- Quit and stop smoking
If you are a chain smoker, this is very difficult for your you to abruptly stop smoking. However, there are still ways to minimize it like gradually tapering it down or by substituting it with candies or gum in order for you to divert your attention.
According to researchers, the easiest way to acquire cancer is through smoking. Not only lung cancer but also all types of cancer such as cervical, brain and even throat cancer. So, start now and quit as soon as possible because it will not offer you any good.
- Eat a healthy diet
Another factor that could lead us to cancer is through our diet most especially foods rich in carcinogens. Carcinogens believed to contribute in colon cancers because of the toxins and harmful chemicals it could give to our intestines and colon.
Preferably, eat foods rich in fiber so that your bowel movement may be regulated and you could excrete regularly. Chose foods also that are high in essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals because it can offer an antioxidant properties that could fight free radicals in which could prevent diseases.
- Avoid alcoholic beverages
Intake of large amount of alcohol on a daily basis could lead to a low immune system. During low immune system, this is the way of the cancer cells to attack the healthy cells because of their weak fighting off properties.
- Have a regular exercise schedule
Another way to get away from cancer is by exercising on a daily basis. Through exercise, it helps increase your metabolism and can boost your immune system in order to avoid necessary infections that may occur.
- Minimize exposure from the sun
Long exposure to strong heat of the sun could give our skin ultraviolet ray that could lead to skin cancer. So, whenever going out especially if it is hot, try to protect your skin by wearing long sleeves. In this simple way, you add a length of your life.
- Keep track of your immunizations
Do not take for granted immunizations because it is also one way of saving us from future diseases and infections.
One particular example is cervical cancer immunization. This could avoid females form cervical cancer through this immunization.
- Avoid promiscuity and multiple sex partners
Sticking to your partner could help you avoid sexually transmitted infections and diseases. Be careful of this infection because it could lead to reproductive cancer which is also a life threatening.