we all drink them but they are harmful, 7 types of cancer

Alcoholic beverages, among all, are those that most expose you to the risk of contracting serious diseases. Including cancer.

Difficult to give up a certain type of drink. A little for vice, a little for taste, there are some that are regularly part of our days. Excluding the water of course.

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The fact is that, alongside habits, there is also a certain awareness of the goodness of some of them. For example, more or less everyone (speaking of adults) is aware of the need for do not overdo it with carbonated drinks, as well as not to give too much to the temptation of the proverbial “drop”, in reference to alcohol. These, in fact, represent a preferential lane for problems that risk becoming chronic, if of course the use of alcohol is frequent. As with drugs, this can in fact cause addiction and, with it, all the problems arising on a mental and health level. The experts, moreover, do not stop monitoring the correlation between alcohol and diseases, inviting everyone to think about it.

Just a recent study, has ridiculed all the defects of alcoholic beverages, whatever they may be. And, above all, the possibility that these can represent a direct link with dangerous pathologies and, even, with the risk of developing cancer. Alcohol, in fact, are the potentially most dangerous drinks in this sense (and not only, of course). In particular, at least seven different types of cancer they could be developed from alcohol. The esophagus is one of the most vulnerable parts of the body but also the larynx and pharynx, as well as the liver, the oral cavity, the breast and the colorectal area are at risk. The reason is simple: in alcohol there is ethanol, a basic but carcinogenic component.

Alcoholic beverages, because you are more likely to get cancer

According to what the researchers said, the problem of ethanol is its connection with the DNA when the process of the substance takes place by our body. In practice, at the time of generating new cells, compromises would arise. In addition, the alcohol will also affect the production of growth-regulating hormones and cell division. And it is at this time that tumor cell growth processes could occur. Not to mention that ethanol can also cause additional problems, such as tissue damage and other risk factors related to carcinogens. In essence, the mantra that indicates alcohol as a troublemaker has a good reason to exist. Added to this are the numbers. The recent study was conducted on an audience of 4.5 million people residing in South Korea, using public health data.

The period considered by the researchers was between 2009 and 2011 for most subjects. However, for some of these it was possible to obtain useful research results even in the following seven years. The reference to be taken into consideration was the quantity of alcohol consumed daily in the period in question, starting from zero consumption up to sustained consumption, passing through the increase in consumption, reduction or suspension.

Researchers at the University of Seoul have found a lower risk for those who reduce alcohol consumption by keeping it within certain limits. The highest risk factor concerns those who they consume on average three or more alcoholic beverages per day. For them, of course, the renunciation or, at least, the reduction of the quantity would be ideal. According to experts, a first step could be the reduction to 6 portions (for example 6 glasses of wine) to be divided into three phases for each week. But be careful: the reduction must be a prerequisite for increasing attention.

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