The dangers lurking in everyday life: aluminum in Deodorant, processed meat and alcohol consumption are suspected to increase the risk of cancer. FOCUS Online reveals that you can lower as your cancer risk by 20 to 40 percent – and this with a very everyday activity.
“Sport is the best medicine” – so it is said. And that seems to be true: Several studies have shown in the past few years that sports can reduce the risk for different types of cancer. This includes breast and colon cancer, lung, pancreatic and prostate cancer. Approximately 15 percent of all cancer diseases can be a lack of movement – so that the Sport protects better against cancer than eliminating the use of alcohol.
Depending on the type of cancer, Sport reduces the relative risk by 20 to 40 percent. Experts recommend a daily minimum of 30 minutes to be physically active and to increase to 60 minutes of moderate or 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Also Cycling to and from work, or stair count to rise.
But Sport not only helps to the prevention of cancer: cancer patients benefit from the positive effects. Physical Training can therapy – and disease-relieve-related disorders and improves the quality of life of patients.
In addition, studies have shown that a twelve-week strength-training-related cancer, chronic fatigue of breast cancer patients is greatly reduced. Other studies suggest that a physically active lifestyle affects the survival time of cancer patients is positive. In addition, sports can help to lower the risk of relapse.
The positive effect of exercise shows itself not only in the physical health – also in cognitive and social areas of life, cancer patients will benefit. For healthy people that also applies.