Healthy Heart Lifestyle Reduces Cancer Risk

 

Healthy Heart Lifestyle Reduces Cancer Risk

Doing everything to stay away from breast cancer does make sense.  Read through the information to learn how to have a healthier lifestyle and reduce being diagnosed with cancer.

While only about 3% of the people in the study maintained six or seven of the goals, it’s good to know that sticking to just one or two of the goals can help reduce your risk of cancer. 

And while aiming to meet all seven goals is ideal, if you’re going to pick a few to start, the researchers found that smoking seems to have the biggest effect on cancer risk. People who maintained three heart health goals, one of which WASN’T smoking, had only a 2% lower risk of cancer compared to a 25% lower risk of cancer for people who maintained three goals, one of which WAS smoking. The risk of cancer for people who maintained five goals dropped from 39% when smoking was one of the goals to 25% when smoking wasn’t one of the maintained goals.

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Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris was born in Europe but has lived in the US for many years. He attended college both in Europe and the US and completed medical school at the University of Texas. Residency and fellowship in oncology was completed at Baylor. Read More...
Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton