THIS Condition DRIVES UP Your Cancer Risk 66%
People used to think that cancer was genetic. In other words… inevitable.
But the more we learn about cancer – and your genes – the more we’ve learned that there are many factors that influence your risk of cancer.
Things like your diet, environment, chemical exposure, and nutrient deficiencies can play a role in who gets cancer and who doesn’t.
That means that you have more control over whether or not you develop cancer than we ever realized.
Now we’ve learned that having one particular condition can increase your risk of cancer by up to 66%.
Fortunately, there are some ways to combat it.
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease, which means that your body attacks itself.
In this case, it’s the central nervous system that is impacted, which leads to symptoms ranging from problems with vision, to arm and leg movement, to balance.
It’s a progressive disease, and there is no cure.
Unfortunately, the bad news for these individuals keeps piling on… because a recent study showed that people with MS have a much higher risk of developing cancer.
Researchers looked at the records of nearly 7,000 MS patients born between 1930-1979 and followed them for up to 65 years. Then they compared this group to more than 48,000 people without MS.
Compared to people without MS, those with MS had a
- 66% increased risk of respiratory cancer
- 52% increased risk of central nervous system cancer
- 51% increased risk of urinary cancer
- 14% increased risk of developing any kind of cancer.
The benefit of knowing that you’re at an increased risk of cancer is that you can be on high alert for symptoms – and also get tested more frequently – in order to catch any developing cancers as soon as possible.
Now, this kind of study doesn’t evaluate why there’s an increased risk… just that it exists. But I have a few ideas.
Studies have consistently shown that MS patients are low in vitamin D. And studies have also shown that having low levels of vitamin D increases your risk of developing advanced cancers.
Specifically, people with levels below 24 ng/mL are three times more likely to have stage three cancer.
I’m not saying that low levels of vitamin D is the reason MS patients have an increased risk of cancer. But there’s enough evidence about MS, vitamin D, and cancer to warrant getting your blood levels of vitamin D checked.
If they’re anywhere below 60 ng/mL, take active steps to increase your levels. The most important step is to spend more time outside.
After that, be sure to incorporate more vitamin D-rich foods in your diet, like salmon, sardines, eggs, liver, and cheese.
And the last step would be to add a vitamin D supplement.
When it comes to all aspects of MS, getting enough vitamin D is one of the most critical things you can do for your health.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
For years he’s been the trusted doctor for celebrities, world-class athletes, and countless seniors looking to reclaim their health.
And now…for the first time ever… he’s making his medical breakthroughs available to readers all across America.
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D. is one of the most pioneering and innovative minds in medicine today – and he delivers cutting-edge cures each month through his Natural Health Response newsletter.
Natural Health Response readers get full access to Dr. Gerhauser’s protocols for chronic pain… heart disease… diabetes… Alzheimer’s… and even cancer. These are the very same treatments Dr. Gerhauser recommends to his own patients at his practice in Tucson, Arizona.
In addition to being a board-certified medical doctor, Dr. Gerhauser has earned two master’s degrees and has served as a clinical professor at the University of Arizona.
And as a physician at the world-famous Canyon Ranch, Dr. Gerhauser treated celebrities from around the world who paid dearly for the type of next-generation health information he provides Natural Health Response readers each month.
View More Free Articles
When it comes to your heart health, it can be hard to know what to believe these days. Dietary advice that is in vogue one day is cast aside the next. But I don’t believe in fad diets or following the advice of major corporations that are on the payroll of various Big Food industries....
Despite all of the mainstream’s drugs and dietary advice, the number of people with type 2 diabetes keeps increasing. That’s because most conventional treatments are only providing band-aid solutions. I don’t want to patch problems—I want to make them disappear. And when it comes to type 2 diabetes, scientists have made a shocking discovery that...
While some types of cancer are on the decline, liver cancer rates have TRIPLED in the past 40 years. It’s estimated that last year alone, over 42,000 people were diagnosed with cancer that starts in the liver… and over 31,000 of those individuals died. Those aren’t good odds. The key to reversing this trend is...
As you get older, there’s probably one thing you worry about the most: your brain. Because if it gets damaged… you can lose your memories… and your independence. The mainstream is CLUELESS when it comes to protecting this organ. But you don’t have to be. Because there’s a wonder drink that shields your brain. And...
It’s a common sickness that impacts millions of American’s every year… and many of them are seniors. And other than making you miserable for a few days, most folks are no worse for wear. But that all could be about to change. Because this seemingly harmless bacterial infection is threatening to become next on a...
If you’re diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, your doctor will give you meds to take. But no drug can cure Alzheimer’s. And no drug can prevent it, either. But you don’t need to take a drug to prevent the disease. A new study has shown that there’s a drug-free way to reduce your risk by nearly...
Surgeons love to operate… and men with prostate cancer are sitting ducks. Having cancer surgically removed might seem like an obvious choice—but it’s not. In reality, doing nothing is likely your best, safest option. The problem is that current testing options don’t tell you if your cancer is aggressive (and needs to be removed), or...
Leave it to Big Pharma to sell you one drug to help prevent heart attacks… and another that can CAUSE them. That’s right. A popular diabetes drug can increase your risk of numerous types of heart issues… including heart attacks. Big Pharma has known about this risk for years—and the drug is banned in Europe....
No one wants to undergo chemotherapy. But for most patients, the threat of side effects like nausea, hair loss, fatigue, and mouth sores is a small price to pay for the hope of becoming cancer-free. But what if there was a way to get the benefits of chemo without those terrible side effects? Well, there...
Did you know that having a relative who has had stomach cancer can triple your risk of getting the disease? That’s the bad news. The good news is that there’s an easy way to SLASH your risk of developing this deadly disease by more than half—even if the condition runs in the family. And it...