Stress is inevitable for humans. Many studies show that there is a real link between stress and cancer risk.
People with cancer have elevated levels of stress hormones in their bodies, which increase cancer metastasis and activity. Research shows that stress hormones like cortisol can affect inflammatory enzymes, triggering inflammation, a precursor to some cancers and other diseases.
Stress also causes free radicals in the body to produce more. These free radicals will attack the cell structure, causing damage, cell mutation – the cause of cancer cell formation.
In a series of experiments, tumors implanted in the mammary glands of mice had a much higher rate of spread to the lungs and lymph nodes if the mice were under chronic stress than when the mice were not stressed. .
Studies in mice and laboratory-grown human cancer cells have found that the stress hormone norepinephrine can promote angiogenesis and metastasis.
This response is associated with higher mortality, although the mechanism of this outcome is unclear. May be people who feel helpless or hopeless to seek treatment when ill, give up early or fail to adhere to potentially helpful therapy, engage in risky behaviors such as drug use, or not maintain a healthy lifestyle, leading to premature death.
* Effective way to relieve stress.
Meditation, yoga, running, etc. are one of the effective ways to reduce stress in life and also a great way to help reduce the risk of cancer. Take 30 minutes a day to relax your body, you will see the great effects it brings.
“It will not be worth mentioning if we are only exposed to harmful chemicals for a short time, or the above habits only happen in a day or two. However, if every day we work 8 hours at the office, and repeated 5-6 days a week for many years, it will certainly create a significant impact on health.”
Therefore, adjusting your habits and limiting exposure to risk factors is something you need to do now.