is no unique or accurate gallbladder prevention methode. You can reduce the risk of being diagnosed with
the disease by living a healthy lifestyle and avoid carcinogenic environments; lifestyle and environmental
factors can be open doors to development of cancer. Even if you are at low risk, you might get cancer if you
continue to expose your body to carcinogens.
cancer is not attributable to a unique cause or factor; several factors can cause the formation of cancerous
cells in your gallbladder. Although some risk factors such as sex and age are impossible to be avoided, other
causative factors can be easily prevented. If you want to prevent gallbladder cancer and many other cancers, it
is important to:
tobacco smoke, including second hand smoke
- adopt a
healthy diet: a diet containing 5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables a day may help prevent occurrence
of gallbladder cancer
a healthy weight;
your alcohol intake
your exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation
your dermatologist skin change that for weeks
your doctor or dentist of any change that indicates the presence of cancer.
Avoid or limit your
intake of all foods that contain unhealthy fats:
and potato chips.
bologna, sausage, ground beef, and ribs.
cream, whole milk.
with lard or butter.
corn syrup and refined sugars
foods such as white bread, pasta, cake and others.
Increase your intake of
the following foods:
and vegetables: apples, strawberries, avocados, cranberries, berries, grapes, cucumbers and beets,
broccoli, bell peppers and oranges.
and fats: hormone-free chicken, wild fishes (salmon is excellent), lamb, flaxseeds, hemp seeds,
water: keep your body hydrating is essential for maintaining the proper amount of water in the
bile, thus helping your bladder to stay healthy as well.
diet advice can be applied during and after the gallbladder cancer treatment, after final word of your
nutritionist or health care provider.
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