Cancer seriously threats many people's health, always making people feel helpless. To build awareness of anticancer in trifling matters of everyday life is the most important thing to fight against cancer. Experts from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou introduce you the following five tips for cancer fighting.
1.Bask in the sun for 15 minutes every day
The tip for cancer fighting that does not cost any money is to bathe in the sun rays thus can increase the Vitamin D in your body so as to play a role in anticancer.
Lack of Vitamin D may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer and gastric cancer. However, in order to reduce the risk of getting skin cancer due to sun exposure, it is enough to bathe in the sun for just 15 minutes every day.
2.Sleep 7 hours every night
A cancer research found that the female who sleep less than 7 hours every night has higher risk of developing breast cancer than those who sleep sufficiently every night by 47%. Because a kind of melatonin will be produced during sleeping, it can slow down the production of estrogen in women’s body, so as to inhibit the development of breast cancer.
In addition, experts from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou remind you: 1 P.M. is a significant sleep peak in the daytime, so taking a nap at this time cannot only enhance the activeness of immune cells in body, but also can play a certain role in preventing cancer.
3. Drink 6 glasses of water every day
A research shows that drinking 6 glasses of water a day (240 grams each cup) can reduce the risk for men to develop bladder cancer by 50% and women to get colon cancer by 45%. This is because water can increase the frequency of urination and defecation, which may stimulate the bladder mucosa and colon to expel harmful substances such as urea, uric acid, etc from body.
Experts from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou recommend you: it is better for people over 40 years old to do a colonoscopy every two or three years, and if polyps are found, early detection can reduce the risk of developing cancer.
4. Drink a cup of red wine when eating meat
The grape peel used for making red wine contains a kind of substance called resveratrol, which is effective in preventing gastrointestinal cancers. In addition, it is recommended that pork, beef, mutton and other meat should be taken about 500 grams a week, because eating too much meat will increase the risk of getting colon cancer.
Some Studies have reported that polyphenols in red wine can prevent meat resolving into hazardous substances in stomach.
5. Walk 1 hour every day
Walking 30 minutes every day after meals or four hours a week can reduce the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by 50%. School of public health from Harvard University researched about 70, 000 people and found that as long as walking one hour every day, the risk of developing colon cancer can be reduced by 50%.
This is because the development of pancreatic cancer is related to overhigh body heat, while walk can consume the heat, so as to prevent pancreatic cancer. In addition, sweating after exercise can carry the carcinogens with sweat such as lead, strontium from body, thus plays a role in cancer prevention.
Experts from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou remind you: if you do not want to be entangled by cancer, you need to build awareness of anticancer, preventing it in your daily life.
*Surgery, in addition to the appropriate chemotherapy and radiotherapy, are effective in treating early cancer, but certain patients in late stage of cancer may not be tolerate surgery well as they can be relatively weak. A combination of carefully planned minimally invasive therapy, chemotherapy or radiotherapy can effectively reduce the side effects and discomfort of treatment and may help patient get better efficacy.