CANCER

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in high income countries. It is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes and triggers, such as genetics, diet, environmental carcinogens, and unhealthy habits.

The most common forms of cancer in the world are breast, colorectal and lung cancers, contributing to more than 43% of all cases combined.

Preventing Cancer

Although people’s risk of getting different types of cancers are to an extent are hereditary, there are many ways to reduce the risk through both engaging in and avoiding certain habits and behaviors.

In fact, research suggests that only about 5 percent of cancers are hereditary. Therefore, our lifestyle choices such as diet choices and exercise levels directly have an affect the chance of getting cancer.

Some habits and behaviors that can reduce the chance of getting cancer include:

○Avoiding tobacco
○Drinking alcohol only in moderation
○Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables
○Avoid processed meats

TCM Natural Approach

Conventional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy are often destructive and leave the patient in a weakened state, due to a plethora of side effects as the radiation kills healthy cells as well as cancer cells.

Traditional Chinese Medicine suggests that there is a natural balance in the body which allows it to be in an optimal state to heal itself and battle diseases.

Methods such as herbal therapy, diet therapy, and acupuncture can help your body strengthen and allow your immune system to battle cancer more effectively and reduce negative side effects from the more conventional cancer treatments.

Your wellness journey starts here.

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Central, Hong Kong

info@orientalhealth.com.hk

+852 3904 3369

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