9 Steps That A Woman Should Take To Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Steps That A Woman Should Take To Prevent Colorectal Cancer

 

Steps That A Woman Should Take To Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Cancer is one of the dreaded diseases which is affected largely by the lifestyle a human being leads. Of all cancers bowel cancer is one of the major ones that is almost entirely affected by the habit of a man or woman. Bowel cancer involves the colon and rectum areas of the body a human being. Though men are affected frequently by bowel cancer still in recent time women are seen to have running at a risk of getting this disease by rapidly changing lifestyle in them.

Major symptoms of colorectal cancer in a woman involve abdominal pain or discomfort as well as indigestion for a long time, rapid weight loss, decrease in the desire of eating, blood in stool, stool that are thin like pencil etc. Symptoms are only warning signs. The proper examination by the doctor will determine the cancer. Experts say that this cancer can be avoided or prevented if a woman can maintain some habits or take some steps.

Here Are 9 Steps For A Woman To Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Forsake Or Contain Eating Red Meat

Doctors advice to forsake or contain eating of red as well as processed meat like pork, hamburger, bacon sausage etc. These unhealthy foods raise the risk of getting bowel cancer in a woman.

Forsake Or Contain Eating Red Meat

Do Not Get Obese

Researches have shown that of all cancers 11 types are closely related to obesity. Among these colorectal cancer is one. So a woman must lead a healthy life and control her weight.

Do Not Get Obese

Stop Smoking

Needlesss to say that smoking or using tobacco harms health severeky. But researches have shown that smoking causes cancers in human beings that include colorectal cancer. So experts advice women to forsake habit of smoking to prevent colorectal cancer.

Stop Smoking

Intake Of Calcium And Vitamin D Helps In Reducing Risk Of Colorectal Cancer

According to experts calcium and vitamin D are two elements that help a woman to prevent bowel cancer. There are calcium rich foods and supplements as well as vitamin D supplements are found in the market. A woman should consult a health expert or physician for proper amount of these two nutrients. Besides sunlight is the main source of vitamin D in nature.

Intake Of Calcium And Vitamin D

Always Remain Physically Active

There is no substitute for remaining physically active to prevent a disease. Experts say that a woman must remain physically active to prevent colorectal cancer. A housewife who remains mainly indoor and in house should walk regularly or maintain hobbies like gardening that involves physical work.

Always Remain Physically Active

Contain Taking Alcohol

Modern women have built up a habit of taking alcohol to get relieved from daily stress. But this in turn causing several diseases in them including cancer that too involves colorectal cancer. Experts are giving advice not to forsake alcohol but to contain it.

Contain Taking Alcohol

Green Tea Can Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Some recent medical researches have found that green tea is able to cut down the risk of getting colorectal cancer in men and women. But experts are saying that more research are needed to be done in this field.

Green Tea Can Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Look Out For Bowel Cancer In The Family

Doctors or experts say that if a woman remains aware of the history of colorectal cancer or inflammatory bowel diseases in her family then she should be a bit cautious about this disease and take necessary steps  to prevent it from occurring in her also.

Look Out For Bowel Cancer In The Family

Always Do Your Evaluation Or Screening With Doctor

Experts advice women to see doctor and be ready for test that determines colorectal cancer. Early detection can prevent the spread of the disease. Even can cure it. Therefore  women specially aged women must consult doctor for the tests that  determine colorectal cancer.

Always Do Your Evaluation Or Screening With Doctor




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