Causes Of Laryngeal Cancer To Watch For

Cancer refers to a variety of maladies associated with abnormal cells dividing uncontrollably in one part of the body. Although the specific causes of cancer vary between types, most have associated risk factors documented by scientific research and case-by-case studies. It’s not known whether each risk factor is an independent cause or whether the potential to get cancer depends on prolonged exposure to multiple risk factors. Reducing risk factors automatically reduces the chance of getting cancer. Laryngeal cancer, a throat cancer affecting the larynx, has its corresponding causes. Here are five to watch out for.

Poor Nutrition

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Sound nutrition is one of the simplest and most effective forms of preventative medicine. The United States government states the twentieth century marked a decline in infectious disease rates accompanying a sharp rise in chronic diet-related diseases, such as laryngeal cancer. The American Cancer Society, citing the World Cancer Research Fund, reports twenty percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States correspond to body fatness, lack of exercise, and poor nutrition. As a general rule, strive to eat more whole, plant-based foods and try to avoid fast food. Restrict intake of processed meat and red meat and scale back your sugar consumption as well. The detailed connection between a healthy diet and reduced cancer risk isn’t clear. Prevailing theories suggest proper nutrition enables your body to maintain optimal physiological conditions that prevent the onset of diet-related malignancies. Presumably, a greater reliance on whole foods prevents consumption of widely used food additives that are probably carcinogenic, such as nitrates and nitrites.

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