Three Easy Ways to Avoid a Brain Tumor

In total, there are a large number of brain tumors (more than 120 varieties). Luckily,

they are very rare, but still dangerous to life. Here's what you can do to reduce your risk of developing these tumors. Discuss

Brain tumors are considered dangerous becausehow they can affect or spread to healthy areas of the brain. In addition, some of the tumors are cancerous or may become cancerous. Dr. Manmeet Ahluwalia, Associate Director, Chief Scientist and Head of Medical Tumor Oncology at the Miami Cancer Institute, explained how they can be prevented.

An increased risk of developing brain tumorscertain groups of people are affected by the brain. These are patients with neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, as well as those who have been exposed to ionizing radiation in the head area and who have undergone hormone replacement therapy.

Symptoms of tumors may include headaches.pain that gets worse in the morning, seizures, cognitive decline, personality changes, problems with coordination and balance, weakness on one side of the body, problems with hearing or vision.

Dr. Ahluwalia emphasizes that there is no sure way to avoid a brain tumor. However, a number of recommendations can help in the prevention of this condition..

  1. Cancer screening. It may help notice cancer or cancerouscells before the onset of symptoms. This examination may include a physical examination, medical history, laboratory and other tests, genetic counseling and testing.

  1. Leading a healthy lifestyle. In the Cancer Development Report of the AmericanThe Association for Cancer Research states that nearly 20% of new cancer cases and 16% of adult cancer deaths in America are due to a combination of factors. Among them are overweight, alcohol consumption, lack of physical activity, malnutrition. The best way to prevent tumors is to follow a diet low in sugar, red meat, saturated fat, and the emphasis should be on vegetables, fruits, lean meats, whole grains, healthy fats. In addition, experts recommend regular aerobic exercise.

  2. To give up smoking. One tobacco leaf contains from six toseven thousand cocarcinogens and carcinogens. Therefore, giving up this bad habit is considered one of the easiest ways to prevent the development of cancer.

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