THIS Causes 44% of Cancer Deaths (Are YOU at risk?)
Whether or not you get cancer can seem like a roll of the dice.
But it isn’t.
You have far more control over your cancer risk than you probably realize.
In fact, a recent study identified over a dozen risk factors that were responsible for nearly HALF of all cancer deaths in 2019.
Avoiding the three biggest culprits could literally save your life.
I’m tired of playing catch-up with cancer.
If you want to get the upper hand, you must cut it off before it really takes root in your body.
Fortunately, by making a few changes, that’s exactly what you have the opportunity to do.
In a recent study, researchers identified that in 2019 alone, 44 percent of cancer deaths were attributable to specific lifestyle risk factors. In other words, the stuff we can often CHANGE.
Here are the top three:
- Alcohol use
- High BMI (body mass index)
Other top factors included dietary risks, air pollution, occupational threats, metabolic risk factors like high fasting plasma glucose, drug use, unsafe sex, and low physical activity.
The exact percentages varied based on factors like gender and economic status. But let’s face it, at that point, you’re just rearranging chairs on the Titanic.
What’s clear from this research is that everything in your body is connected. What’s bad for your heart increases your risk of cancer. What’s bad for your metabolism increases your risk of cancer. What’s bad for your lungs increases your risk of cancer.
You get the idea.
It also means that every small step you take to reduce your risk of one of these health problems reduces your risk of the other in the process. And you can start with the top three risk factors I shared earlier.
Let’s face it, quitting smoking can be tough. But the rewards are so worth it. There are apps for your smartphone and support groups that can help.
Or you can consider using nicotine gum, lozenges, patches, or drops to help ease the transition. Talk with your doctor about what method might work best for you.
When it comes to alcohol, it’s overindulging that’s the issue. A glass of wine with dinner is perfectly fine. In fact, it can have some health benefits. But stick to the one drink. Moderation is key.
And finally, work on reducing your BMI by dropping a few pounds. One of the best things you can do to take back control of your weight is to take back control of your hormones. And you can do that by spending more time outside.
Exposure to more sunlight can help reset your circadian rhythm and rebalance your hormones. You’ll sleep better, eat less, and lose weight as a result.
Start taking small steps for your health today. Before you know it, you’ll be well on the road to a longer, healthier life.
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“The global burden of cancer attributable to risk factors, 2010–19: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019,” The Lancet, VOLUME 400, ISSUE 10352, P563-591, AUGUST 20, 2022, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01438-6
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