Monday, July 26, 2010

CANCER: A DEADLY DISEASE


Our health is always prone to many diseases.  Cancer is one of them. It not only interferes with our health but can also force to death. Cancer is caused due to the abnormal growth of any cells. When the cell division of damaged cells increase uncontrollably, lumps or masses of tissues called tumors are formed. These tumors then, grow and start interfering with digestive, nervous and circulatory systems. These tumors also have the power to release hormones that alter the functions performed by healthy body.

Cancer is the result of those cells that keep
on growing uncontrollably without dying. The normal cells follow a systematic process of growth, division and death. These processes of cells are must for proper health style of body. But, when this cycle breaks cancer cells are form. They grow and divide without dying. These results in grown lump of tissues called cancer. It then starts interfering with normal life processes.

Many types of cancer are found depending upon the type of cells involved in cancer. Coming of blood in urine, sensation of burning while urination are marks of bladder cancer. Frequent fractures, weaknesses, fatigue, nausea, vomiting are some of the symptoms of bone cancer. Brain cancer is marked by changes in personality, abnormal eye movements, headaches that tend to be worse during mornings and ease during the day.

Cancer is the most deadly disease and unfortunately, no reliable cure has been introduced up till now. So, you must take proper care of your health to avoid the risk of cancer. Here are top 5 points:

  • Add a pinch of Garlic to all you eat
Sulfur compounds are widely found in garlic that stimulates the immune system’s natural defense against cancer. According to researches, garlic can reduce the risk of stomach cancer by factor of 12.

  • Increase your water intake
Drinking about 8 – 10 glasses of water can reduce the risk of bladder cancer by half.

  • Have some multivitamins
Having some ideal levels of vitamins and minerals can help in improving your immune system.

  • Take a sun bath
Taking 15 minutes of exposure to skin can help in attaining the minimum required level of vitamin D. This reduces the risk of reducing cancers.

Prevention is better than cure. Hence, one should try to hard to include all these things in their daily schedule.

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