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Blood Cancer: Here Are 3 Things Everyone Should Stop Consuming Excessively

Blood cancer is one of the diseases many people are battling with in Nigeria. It occurs when abnormal blood cells start growing out of control, which interrupts the function of the normal blood cells and fights off infections, thereby producing new blood cells in the body.

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Bood cancer, which mostly occurs when people abused certain foods is one of the leading causes of premature death all over the world, including Africa. So in this article, we shall be looking at some of the particular things that cause blood cancer.

1. Red Meat

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Yes, red meat is currently one of the causes of blood cancer. It is associated with an increased risk of colon and rectal cancer, and facts have also proven to be related to other cancers, such as prostate and pancreatic cancer. The red meat is red because it contains hemoglobin iron. When hemoglobin iron is broken down in the intestine, N-nitro compounds are formed. These will destroy the inner wall of the cells in the intestines and eventually lead to blood cancer.

2. Alcohol

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Unfortunately, many people like to drink alcohol. But have you considered the harm it will cause you? In the case of blood cancer, it interferes with the healthy production of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets in the bone marrow. For patients with blood and bone marrow cancer, such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, their bone marrow function may have been stained due to the disease. In addition to blood cancer, alcohol has other adverse effects on your body, including damage to some fragile organs in the body system.

3. Smoking

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Inhalation of tobacco or cigarette smoke can cause a variety of cancers, including blood cancer, esophageal cancer, bladder cancer, liver cancer, cervical cancer, acute myeloid leukemia, lung cancer, laryngeal cancer, kidney cancer, stomach cancer, oral cancer, colon cancer, and rectal cancer. As we have seen, smoking has many disadvantages, and I think it’s high time you become very conscious of your health. Always remember that prevention is better than cure.

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