Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk


Cancer, a most hated word a person wants to listen ever for someone.  As per as the latest research by the researchers there are many great news has come in the case of Colon Cancer prevention. Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A few healthy habits could reduce your risk for colon cancer, according to a new study. Healthy habits will help you to reduce your colon cancer risk.

It has been examine by the data of researchers that more than 347,000 people in Europe who were followed for 12 years. At that time it was nearly 3,760 cases of colon cancer were diagnosed among the participants. But most of the people don’t know that what is the Colon cancer is so let me tell you some brief description about the colon cancer.

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers. It is one of the most preventable, if precancerous polyps are found early. Colon cancer is can be deadly if it isn’t detected until the later stages. It occurs when a growth in the lining of the colon or rectum becomes malignant.

Basically it is also very dangerous and deadly like the other form of cancers but can be reduced if you use some healthy habits as you guidelines.

The researchers has examined that how some lifestyle factors can affect colon cancer risk in your life. In that healthy weight with low amount of fat, regular physical activities like exercise, not smoking or low amount of alcohol consumption and of course a well-balanced diet  will be helpful in the colon cancer case. Apart from these fruits, vegetables, fish, yogurt, nuts and seeds, and foods rich in fiber, and low in red and processed meat.

Based on the analysis up to 22 percent of the cases in men and 11 percent of the cases in women would have been reduced the colon cancer risk if all five of the healthy lifestyle behaviors had been followed. With the study found 13 percent less to develop colon cancer while the risk was 37 percent less for those with all five healthy factors.

There are some other factors are also there to detect colon cancer:

  • Take daily NSAIDs:

 Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may reduce your colon cancer risk, but before use it you should ask to your doctor first.

  • Don’t ignore any symptoms:

This cancer symptom include bright red, black, or very dark blood in your stool, a change in your bowel movements discomfort when having a bowel movement, cramping in your lower abdomen, frequent gas pains, losing weight without dieting, and constant fatigue etc.

  • Know your health history:

If you have a history of colon cancer or precancerous polyps then the chances of colon cancer is being increased.  On the other hand from your family, sibling, or children with colorectal cancer or precancerous polyps.  A family history of multiple cancers involving the uterus, ovary, breast, and other organs; and a personal history of inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.

So don’t wait for the disaster, talk to your doctor about the particular timetable for your colon screenings according to your medical history. You can reduce the colon cancer by having regular check-ups, following healthy lifestyle habits which I have mentioned above as per as my knowledge and concerned, so be safe and live long.


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