Month: October 2016

Prevent Cancer & Stay Healthy

Maintaining a good healthy lifestyle can really help to keep illness’, diseases at bay, and even lowering your risk of cancer. Let’s go over some ways we can accomplish living longer, stronger, cleaner lives. Changing your behaviors, diet, and habits can sound a little intimidating but rest assured, it’s a lot more simple than you may think.

The first thing to work on is maintaining a healthy weight. You don’t have to get lean, cut, or build yourself up like a body builder. Think more of staying at a weight that’s appropriate for your age and height. Whether you are under weight or over weight you can work on reversing it.

Regular exercise is crucial for people of all ages. Have the children play, take your dog for walks, and make sure the grandparents get a lovely walk outside together. Play together, encourage each other and take walks when you can.

Prevent Cancer & Stay Healthy

Smoking is horrible for your health and others around you. It is difficult to quit but with resiliency and hopes you can too. I have quit smoking cancer sticks and I have never felt better. There are medicine, patches, programs and plans made to help with the process.

Making better eating habits are worth the effort. Choose that vegetable pizza over the extra cheese pizza. Cut back on sweet, canned food items, and foods high in fat. Taking multivitamins regularly really helps to keep your body at its best.

Drinking too much alcohol too often puts you at risk of cancer. Drinking moderately once in awhile is fine. Wine is great to have to unwind from a long day.

Protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. The warm sun on your skin may feel amazing but it does more damage than good. It could lead to cancer and serious skin damage. Instead try self-tanning creams at home, if you are desperately looking for the tan look. Always wear a sunscreen when outside of the house.

Remember to get your screening tests when needed. Don’t skip out on the chance to check for diseases, cancers, or viruses. Most cancers are treatable is caught early on and becomes harder to overcome the longer it develops.