Lung cancer is one of the most deadly cancer in the world. There is no way to prevent it, yet, there are things you can do to change the risk factors, hence to reduce the risk of getting lung cancer.
Stop smoking and avoid second hand smoking.
Smoking and second handing smoking are the main cause of lung cancer. Stop smoking if you do, your lung will start repairing itself after you quit. Also don’t expose yourself to second hand smoke. By distance yourself from smoking, you can great lower the risk. our body has powerful self-repair mechanism, give your body the chance to start it! Remember, never too late to quit smoking.
Good ventilation at home
Radon is an odorless gas that results from the decay of natural uranium in the soil beneath our homes. It is also the main factor to cause lung cancer. Test your home for radon. You can reduce your exposure by ventilating your house and office everyday. also clean AC pipes regularly and install kitchen ventilator, making sure the toxic particles don’t get into your lungs.
Eating a healthy diet
Diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables will strengthen your immunity system, and deliver strong antioxidants effect to your body. with better health, you are in a better position to fight the forming of cancer. Whereas, inorganic phosphates found in processed meats and cheeses are associated with an increased risk of lung cancer.
Better protection at work
Almost 30% of the lung cancer are work-related. If you work in an environment with cancer-causing substance, be sure to use mask or other protection gear to keep you safe. Breathing in toxic substance, in the long term, will double even triple your risk.
Enjoy green tea
Polyphenols, the Potent antioxidants in green tea can neutralize the bad effect of smoking, second hand smoking, air pollution on our lung etc. it is proved to deter the development, growth of carcinogen-induced tumors. it may even plays its role in the treatment of lung cancer.