Exercising Helps Boost Chance of Survival for Cancer Patients

From: Collective Evolution, July 26, 2016

Excerpt: Health researchers have long known that athletes have a lower risk of cancer than the rest of us, with studies showing that they suffer markedly fewer cancers of the lungs, kidneys, breasts, ovaries, and cervix. But why?

Because a healthy physical body is so necessary for athletes to perform well, if at all, they maintain a healthy diet and are less likely to smoke. But there’s even more than that.

Evidence now reveals that exercise itself protects our bodies against cancer in complex ways. And for patients who have cancer, exercise can significantly increase their chances of survival. Danish researchers credit the adrenaline to this theory. As it gets released when we exercise, it provides a protective effect. For the complete article, click here.