Physical activity increases life expectancy in cancer patients, study reveals

The study found that the risk of dying from cancer was 82 per cent higher compared to people who are less sedentary. Regular moderate physical activity can also cut your risk of other diseases in half

two young people jogging

Avoiding sedentary lifestyle is one of the most common recommendations of medical professionals. Recently a study revealed that life expectancy is reduced in cancer patients who did not have an active physical life.

Cancer itself is already a traumatic disease and very difficult to overcome, but spending 30 minutes a day walking, jogging, or cycling can greatly reduce complications in these patients, according to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. . If you don’t do physical activity it will be much worse.

Exercise is beneficial for any ailment

Regular moderate physical activity can also halve your risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes. People who introduce physical activity into their routine are in a better mood, sleep better, have lower levels of stress and anxiety, and perceive positive changes in their own bodies.

Have you been sedentary until now? No matter the past, if you activate you can reverse that disadvantage and increase your quality and life expectancy. There are few excuses to avoid at least some healthy physical activity. Currently there are multiple exercises for different types of people with conditions.

Orlando Romero in Bohemia

Sources:,, Slash Gear


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