Health Sachet No 307:

These days, there is a significant increase in the occurrence of various cancers. The best approach to handle this epidemic is to prevent cancer. Yet, to date, very little has been done in that regard, while a whole lot of new therapies are researched for treating it.

We know about the need for increased immunity to prevent cancer relapse, post-treatment.

Now, scientists are advising the same even for basic prevention: Increase your body’s immunity to help prevent cancer:
http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/K0BVjbWFiclsvdUtSeQocI/Strengthen-your-immune-system-to-help-prevent-cancer-Study.html

It is said that your body generates nearly a million pre-cancerous cells every day in the normal course of living. But your body’s immune system is able to find and destroy this pre-malignancy.

In other words, if your body’s immune system is weak, you run risk of developing some cancers. Watch out, especially, for those short periods of time when your immunity dips too low.

Here are 11 things that can weaken your immunity:
http://m.rediff.com/getahead/slide-show/slide-show-1-health-11-things-that-weaken-immune-system/20110104.htm

  • Stress
  • A poor diet
  • Excessive Alcohol
  • Lack of Sleep
  • Obesity
  • Lack of Exercise
  • Medications
  • Lack of Hygiene
  • Radiation Exposure
  • Smoking
  • Dehydration
  • Keep your body’s immunity high.
  • Avoid things that lower immunity, even for a short period of time.

 

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